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I dug out an old Porter Cable 330 Type 1 1/4 sheet sander that I had set aside years ago because it just stopped working. At the time the pad stopped vibrating, nothing moved, I smelled burned rubber or plastic, the motor would whine but nothing moved. At the time I was installing residential doors for a part time job, and I did not have the time to fix it, or even entertain the idea of fixing it. When your are in business and on the road like I was, time is money, and I was in the middle of installing a front entry door and I needed another sander, and quick! So I ran down to the Home Depot,
I got a honkin huge 1.250" thick by 18.68" diameter jig plate disc from SandSmachine: Cost $78.00 A cheap Penn State Industries steel faceplate for my PM lathe. Everything else for the build I have on hand. The jig plate is 36 pounds nothing I can do is going to flex it. It's just under my lathe max spin diameter of 22" I tapped and drilled the jig plate for 1/4-20 helicoils with the detents in 10 places Two of them were just to use for dogs to clamp the faceplate in place while I centered it and transferred the holes from the face plate to the jigpl
Went out and bought some sandpaper. 60 and 100 grit stuff. Sanded the entire door down with both grits....Dusted the junk off ( turbed it up on it's side, tap it up and down a few times) and opened a can of.... Kilz Exterior Primer.. Coated one face nice and thick, flipped over onto a couple plastic dustpans, and coat the other face. Going to allow to dry overnight, then see about a recoat in the morning. Might try an install after the paint dries. For some reason, I managed to get white paint on 9 out of 10 fingers. Just the fingers, not one other thing in the shop