That’s right, another ToolGuyd giveaway! This time we’re giving away a Porter Cable Low-Profile 5″ Random Orbital Sander, courtesy of Porter Cable!
The rules are simple – leave a comment in response to one or more ToolGuyd posts, and you’re automatically entered to win. You must have a US address to be eligible, and a winner will be randomly selected in about five weeks, on Wednesday November 18th.
To make things interesting, comments in response to this post will only be considered if you answer the following hypothetical question: Which Porter Cable tool would you like to see reviewed on ToolGuyd in the future, and why? You can refer to the selection of Porter Cable tools at Amazon or Porter Cable’s website for suggestions.
Hi, I was in the market for a new router…would like to see some reviews on the Porter Cable 7518 5 speed router.
Great site — I check here twice a week for bargains
Wow, I like the products designed and built by Porter Cable. I have an electric 1/4 sheet model 330 that is way better than the others out there. My hand doesn’t fall a-sleep like it did with my C-Man sander. I really need an Random Orbit Sander.
Keep up the good work in the design department.
I’d love to see a review of one of their jigsaws. As for why . . . because that’s the tool I’m in the market to buy!
I check this website for the awesome deals you post. Thanks for taking the time to make the list.
Which Porter Cable tools would I like to see reviewed, well, there is a different then anticipated answer………..
I would like your reviews to cover some things like whether the NEW P/C tools, compare to the old. What has been kept, changed brand (since combining with DeWalt) etc.
I’ve heard the new drills compared more to Firestorm, then Porter Cable.
I’ll second wantedabiggergarages comments. I would be really interested in how much the company has changed.
I recently bought my dad a set of the 18v Porter Cable tools from Lowe’s as a thank you for his help on roofing my addition. I was impressed with the quality of the tools for the price. I also appreciated that that you could buy different tools without buying another battery for them.
My old R/O sander is a Ryobi (I think) that I’ve never been impressed with, the dust catcher always falls off, I have to hold it on with zip ties, I’ll have to look into getting this sander (unless of course I win this one 😉 )
Actually I was in the market for a Polisher. Been seeing a lot of responses for this polisher, Porter-Cable 7424 6-Inch Variable Speed Random-Orbit Polisher. Would like an good unbiased 3rd party review.
hey, I’m in the market for a RO sander!! I’m skeptical of the new Porter Cabe stuff ever since it’s being sold at Lowe’s. I’m interested in what wantedbiggergarage and rusty are asking.
More specifically however, if Porter Cable makes an ELECTRIC NAILER, I would be interested in how that performs, although I didn’t see one on Amazon.
So far, I don’t think anybody has made a good electric nailer.
I also would like to comment that if Porter Cable gave Toolguyd a tool to test, I would trust that the review would be unbiased.
I would like to see a review on the Porter-Cable 371K 2 1/2 by 14-Inch Compact Belt Sander. I need to get a new belt sander and I am wondering how good of a belt sander the 371K really is.
I would love to see a review on the Porter Cable 7424XP Orbital Polisher. This would be a great idea as its a bit different then all your standard stuff. we all have cars and most do need a good detailing. I have been eying this for a bit and would be cool to see you guys do a review.
I would like to see a Porter-Cable polisher review as well. It’s either that or a Cyclo. 😉
Great give away choice here. I would like to see reviews of either of the Tiger Saws, or possibly the 18 volt cordless 1/4″ impact. Keep up the good work here Stuey, very well done indeed!
this is a great gift for anyone out there. thanks for offering it up to us.
as far as what i’d like to see reviewed, i’d say some cordless items, jigsaws, and air tools. all are items i have thought about purchasing.
to answer your hypothetical question, I would say any of the 18V cordless tools.
but, maybe a router? I have searched the site b/c I’m currently in the market and haven’t found much of anything.
of course, we’d all love to hear a guest review of the sander that someone won in the giveaway.
any plans for long term evaluations of previously listed tools?
I would like to see the Porter-Cable 423MAG 15 Amp 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw with Blade Left reviewed. The reason? I already have a few saws with the blade right, I can figure the advantages, what are the disadvantages? Oh, and sign me up for the sander. 🙂
This is the same sander that we are giving away in 2 weeks on The Sawdust Chronicles Build Challenge (http://thesawdustchronicles.com/tsdcs-60-day-challenge-fall-2009/)
Come take a look at the contest!
I would like to see you review the PC180HDK-2 18v Hammer drill. I want to see it reviewed because I’ve had to put a lot of holes in cinderblock walls and always had to use a corded hammer drill. I am wondering how a cordless one would fare.
I would love to win the Porter Cable random orbital sander! I have to repaint some outside trim on my home next summer and this tool would fit the bill. As far as one of your recent posts, I do not see any value in the KTC electronic adjustable torque wrench. Why would a professional spend $400 for a tool that cannot handle high torque loads due to the problem of fastener slippage in the tool’s design? In addition, the digital display adds bulk to the adjustable wrench when needed in close quarter situations. Lastly, an adjustable wrench cannot tighten or loosen bolts in recessed locations. KTC and Nepros (its high end brand) manufacture other more desirable hand tools. I would use that $400 to purchase from KTC sockets, wrenches, breaker bars, extensions, ratchets, pliers, and screwdrivers via their North American retail website. The Nepros retail website can be reached at the following web address: http://www.nepros.net/.
Awesome site, Great deals and insight found here.
nice looking sander.
I would love to win that sander!!!
I would like to see some reviews of their air tools.
Cool looking sander, that would go great with my other Porter Cable stuff.
I saw this in the store last week and thought it looked very nice. I might be looking to add this to my Christmas list!
I’d like to see the portable table saw reviewed since I’m in the market for one.
The Porter Cable 6 gallon pancake air compressors seem like good buys, I’d like to see them compared and rated to the Husky products at Home Depot. Also to the pricier Ridgid and DeWalt offerings
I would like to see the 18v circular saw model PC186CSL reviewed. I’ve never used a battery powered saw and I’m curious as to how many cuts you can get.
Also, thanks for the contest!
I would like to see an air ratchet reviewed.
I would like to see a review of the 895PK Multi-base router kit.I am planning on building a Router table and need a new router for it and general router use,would like to see if the 895PK would be a good choice for my needs.
I’ve love to see you review the “12-1/2″ Variable-Speed MIDI LATHE” I’ve always wanted a mini lathe, but I’d need to find a review of one first before I buy.
If you get a chance to review jig saws I would appreciate it. My jig saw is older than some South American governments and I need a new one. I trust your reviews.
Winning the sander would be cool too.
Do you have any feedback on the Dremel Oscillating tool? Is it dependable?
John, for reference, you cannot go wrong with Bosch, but there are a few cheaper options that work almost as good.
Terence, for what it’s worth, I have not heard anything bad about that tool yet.
Not to send you somewhere else, cause I love Tool Guyd, but Tool Snob has a real nice write-up on the Dremel and Bosch Oscillating tools…
Moore, thanks for the link, we will be sure to check that out!
Great site for deals. I’m always checking for the new grear bargain.
If you get a chance can you do a review of the 18V Expansion Rotary Saw by Porter Cable?
Bill, hopefully in the future. Many of the above suggestions are for tools that I had definitely considered picking up for review.
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