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Milwaukee 6078 2.25 Max HP 7 in./9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0 - 6,000 RPM
Model#: MILN6078
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Milwaukee 6078 2.25 Max HP 7 in./9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0 - 6,000 RPM

Model#: MILN6078
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$259.99
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This 13 amp, 6,000 RPM, 2.25 maximum horsepower sander provides high performance and durability for moderately heavy jobs. Sold without accessories, a 7 in. or 9 in. backing pad and disc can be attached allowing this tool to be used for removing paint or rust from metal, plastic and fiberglass surfaces. Spiral bevel gears transfer maximum torque for heavy duty jobs. Spring loaded recessed spindle lock assists in easy accessory changes. This tool can be converted to a grinder by purchasing either a 7 in. or 9 in. guard and wheel which are easily attached to the tool. Grinding applications remove more material and may be used to shape metal.
Features:
  • 2.25 max horsepower, 13 amp motor
  • 7 in. or 9 in. capacity, AC only
  • Dial speed control 0-6,000 RPM
  • 10 ft., 2-wire Quik-Lok cord set
Includes:
  • 2.25 Max HP 7 in/9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0-6,000 RPM - 6078
  • Side Handle
  • Flange
  • Nylon Washer
  • Product Manual
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Specifications

Length: 17 in.
AC Voltage: 120V
Amperage: 13
Cord Length: 10 ft.
Cord Type: QUIK-LOK
Horsepower: 2.25
RPM: 0 - 6,000
Spindle Lock: Yes
Spindle Thread: 5/8 in. - 11
Switch Type: Trigger (Lock On)
Wheel Diameter: 7 in. / 9 in.

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Milwaukee2.25 Max HP 7 in./9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0 - 6,000 RPM
 
4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)
  • Good power output (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Polishing (3)

    Reviewed by 5 customers

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    5.0

    Perfect tool for polishing metal!

    By LACoFireman@149's

    from Ventura, CA

    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Ergonomic Design
    • Powerful
    • Smooth Running

    Cons

    • Noisy

    Best Uses

    • Cutting
    • Polishing

    Comments about 2.25 Max HP 7 in./9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0 - 6,000 RPM:

    This tool worked great on diamond plate and brass. I used the Zephyr cutting/polishing wheels and bars. That was a great combination. We have tried every polish out there to polish our fire engine. This combo worked the best.

     
    5.0

    Lots of power

    By little joe

    from Seattle,Wa.

    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Polishing

      Comments about 2.25 Max HP 7 in./9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0-6,000 RPM:

      Very happy with this tool. Bought it to polish aluminum on a semi truck. Lots of power and torque. It arrived quickly in like new condition.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Versatile tool, not American made

      By Joe

      from Connecticut

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Cutting
        • Polishing

        Comments about 2.25 Max HP 7 in./9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0 - 6,000 RPM:

        I polish ornamental metals for a living; therefore, I find having a variable speed grinder invaluable. I can use one grinder on a variety of metals.

        I am disappointed that this particular grinder is made in China. I have always relied on Milwaukee to provide a quality tool and only time will tell with this one.

        We don't mind extra for quality and expect it to be delivered. Otherwise I could have purchased a much less expensive Makita or some box store brand which are also made in China

         
        5.0

        I am impressed...

        By Kenny

        from Milaca, MN

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about 2.25 Max HP 7 in./9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0-6,000 RPM:

              This product is great. It is like New. I have never bought anything that is reconditioned before and would gladly do it again. It absolutely looks like a new machine and it acts like it. I love this grinder!!

               
              5.0

              great tool performs as marketed, love it

              By Stan the Man

              from Philadelphia, PA.

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about 2.25 Max HP 7 in./9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0 - 6,000 RPM:

              I was in the middle of refinishing the surface of my swimming pool and my 40 year old right angle grinder finally died (I rebuilt it one time). It got so hot when I used it I had to wear gloves. I have many other Milwaukee Power Tools so I looked at buying a Milwaukee product. I wanted power, variable speed and the 6078 was just what I was looking for. When I got it, I immediately used it for two weeks for several hours a day. It performed better than my expectations and I pushed it hard. It never got warm, and I wore out 2 - 7" grinding discs. Excellent tool as all Milwaukee tools are. I have several and I am very happy with them all. A little higher priced than the other brands, but well worth it in the long run.

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              Questions & Answers

               

              New Vs. Reconditioned

              Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.

              • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
              • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
              • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee;
                New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 60 days.

              Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
              Features: Same Same
              Specs: Same Same
              Includes: 2.25 Max HP 7 in/9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0-6,000 RPM - 6078,
              Side Handle,
              Flange,
              Nylon Washer,
              Product Manual
              2.25 Max HP 7 in/9 in. Variable-Speed Sander, 0-6,000 RPM - 6078-8,
              Side Handle,
              Flange,
              Nylon Washer,
              Product Manual
              Availability: In Stock Out of Stock
              Warranty: 5 Year Limited 1 Year Limited

              Warranty

              The Milwaukee Warranty Every MILWAUKEE power tool is tested before leaving the factory and is warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship. MILWAUKEE will repair or replace (at MILWAUKEE's discretion), without charge, any tool (including battery chargers) which examination proves to be defective in material or workmanship from five (5) years after the date of purchase. Return the tool and a copy of the purchase receipt or other proof of purchase to a MILWAUKEE factory Service/Sales Support Branch location or MILWAUKEE Authorized Service Station, freight prepaid and insured. This warranty does not cover damage from repairs made or attempted by other than MILWAUKEE authorized personnel, abuse, normal wear and tear, lack of maintenance, or accidents.

              The warranty period for V28, M12 and M18 Li-Ion Battery Packs is two (2) years from the date of purchase. XC M18 Battery packs carry a (5) year warranty. The warranty period for Ni-Cd Battery Packs, Flashlights, Radios, and Professional Hoists (lever, chain, and electric) is one (1) year from the date of purchase.

              *The warranty period for Portable Generators is two (2) years from the date of purchase.

              THE REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT REMEDIES DESCRIBED HEREIN ARE EXCLUSIVE. IN NO EVENT SHALL MILWAUKEE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS.

              THIS WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, OR CONDITIONS, WRITTEN OR ORAL, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED FOR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE.

              This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state and province to province. In those states that do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty applies to the United States, Canada, and Mexico only.

              Please call Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation for warranty questions at 800-729-3878