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    Clifford McGuire

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    Justin Rapp

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    i've run low on sanding discs for my 5" sander. I usually just grab what's at the local big box store, Diablo or Norton, etc. I was looking at Klingspor and see they have 3 different discs. Aluminum Oxide, AZ-Plus Alumina Zirconia and something they call greentec. The Aluminum Oxide I am...

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