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Old 09-03-2018, 08:46 AM   #111
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Has this issue been fixed, or is it a case of doing the washer mod yourself to cure it.
weighing up my options if to get the rupes 15 or maybe 21mm throw
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Old 13-03-2018, 09:34 AM   #112
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Has this issue been fixed, or is it a case of doing the washer mod yourself to cure it.
weighing up my options if to get the rupes 15 or maybe 21mm throw
It isn't an issue as such that needs to be fixed. Any DA will stall in certain situations and that's the feature that helps prevent burning through edges etc which can happen with forced ration machines to a lesser extent and with rotaries to a larger extent. Rupes increased torque by 30% in the MK2 models so pad stall was lessened. The washer mod helps that further and is a very cheap and simple solution. Not everyone (Rupes included) feel there is a need for the washer mod and the machines work superbly straight out of the box.
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Have the new flex
wow just feels right and works have no problem with light to medium correction
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Old 17-03-2018, 02:25 PM   #114
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Have the new flex
wow just feels right and works have no problem with light to medium correction
I'm on my second flex the first died due to being worn after many years of graft, i replaced it with another of the same version.
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Old 26-03-2018, 09:57 AM   #115
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the bearings or something internal in my rupes has become very loud and rattley.

the backing plate also rubs on the rubber dustguard and burns the dustguard :O

Ive had to order a different polisher as I cant be without one and don't know wether or not to spend money fixing the rupes not great quality given the price tag, I only have it a year and half
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