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Old 19-01-2017, 07:00 PM   #11
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DAS 6 Pro will do it just fine
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Old 19-01-2017, 07:33 PM   #12
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I'm looking for a DA that can comfortably fit a 4" spot pad and go up as large as 6"

Price wise I'm open to anything as I'm quite happy to write the cost off against the same number of years if it's good enough.

Things that would be good...

I'd ideally like one to be fairly quiet. I'm a bit more educated than I was back when I got it (lack of ear defenders). As a result I now have tinnitus.

Vibration dampening would also be quite important.

I'd also like something with a long lead.
Something thats ergonomic.

But the main thing is 4" and 6" pads is mandatory.

Any suggestions?
If you are serious about buying a replacement DA that does ALL of the above then there is only one in my opinion - a Rupes Duetto and a Kamikaze Beast 3" replacement backing plate.

The Rupes is amongst the quietest and smoothest DA's I have used, has a long(ish) power cord at 3.2m and takes their 6" pads. Replace the backing plate with the Kamikaze Beast backing plate and you can use the 4" Rupes pads.

The above adds up to a fair chunk of money but the Rupes machines really are in a different class with regards to vibration, or lack of it, and the build quality is very high. I don't think you'd be disappointed.

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Old 28-02-2017, 02:29 AM   #13
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sorry wanted to bump this thread and to see what the OP decided to settle for as I want to change the pc too
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Old 28-02-2017, 03:10 AM   #14
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ive got a vertool Force Drive and is a epic machine. I have however not looked into if it can fit the LC 4" plate but going to speak to Dom at Shop N Shine to see if it a possibility
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Old 28-02-2017, 06:43 AM   #15
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ive got a vertool Force Drive and is a epic machine. I have however not looked into if it can fit the LC 4" plate but going to speak to Dom at Shop N Shine to see if it a possibility
It can't I'm afraid, different teeth profile on the gearing apparently

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So I've decided to wait until spring time. Hopefully some concrete information on the pad options turn up for the vertool or I'll go rupes.
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It can't I'm afraid, different teeth profile on the gearing apparently

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Cheers bud just done my homework and your right - bugga!

But hey hoe more reason to get a vertool 12-e haha I would have got fed up of changing the plate anyway
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So I've decided to wait until spring time. Hopefully some concrete information on the pad options turn up for the vertool or I'll go rupes.
Pad wise I use & love the lake Country Hydro-tech from polished bliss combined with Koch Chemie compounds / polish
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