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    Hi, i have 2 Flex drywall sanders and have had them for over 5 years. I was wondering if i could change the brushes on the motors myself or is it best to send them away to be replaced. Having been taping for 28 years i service all my own tools , so i am fairly compitant.

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    Hi

    we sell stacks of brushes for 'diy' repairs - fairly straight forward repair, just a bit fiddly be happy to talk you through repair. (if you get brushes from me !! )

    If you don't fancy doing it yourself we turn sanders around in a few days and have a collection and return service available.
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    Mine are just starting to lose contact. Need to ring you Marcus. They're quite easy to do, just don't trap any wires in the casing when you do it all back up.

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    have replaced brushes myself. not to hard but can be a bit fiddly at times, wount take to long to change.

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    tried to do it with gloves on once, bit tricky

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    Quote Originally Posted by theblones View Post
    tried to do it with gloves on once, bit tricky
    Your best oven ones?

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    thats them, did you see how the drywall juice has dropped on them in perfect dots

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    Quote Originally Posted by theblones View Post
    thats them, did you see how the drywall juice has dropped on them in perfect dots
    Drywall juice? Is the drywall a fruit?

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    it is

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    you guys have lost the plot!!!!!! ha ha..

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    My sander packed up today. It's the brushes. Lasted 20 mins. F**ked about trying to get it going for a good hour, and ended up paying 50 to hire one for the rest of the day. Didn't manage to seal the house so have to go back tomorrow now when I should be on another job. What a twat!

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    buy the pad for the festool and borrow mine for a little bit

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    Quote Originally Posted by theblones View Post
    buy the pad for the festool and borrow mine for a little bit
    Thanks for the offer Ian. Trouble is if it worked better than the Flex with the new pad, i'd end up buying one, and that's not on my priority buy list at the moment.

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    Found this on Ebay...
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    I did message the seller and inform her you can buy these new for around the same price as the asking price!
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