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What is the best motor for a sander?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by Moose1, Jan 19, 2008.

  1. Moose1

    Moose1 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Hello. I have a fisher pro-caster sander and I need to put a new engine in. I was looking for some advice on which engine to buy. I am on a fixed budget and want to get the most for my money. Any suggestions?
  2. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    Honda 11hp.
  3. Flake Chaser

    Flake Chaser Member
    from CT
    Messages: 66

    I second the Honda.
  4. andrewlawnrangr

    andrewlawnrangr Senior Member
    Messages: 339

    third the honda either the 9 or 11 hp. check out . northerntool.com or j-thomas.com
  5. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,032

    Fourth the Honda. I hear the new Brigs are pretty good though but I wouldn't bet on it. Ever thought of switching to electric? I have never used electric though, so can't comment.