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Model#: PCBN371

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Porter-Cable 371 Compact Belt Sander (2-1/2 in. x 14 in.)

  • Porter-Cable 371 Compact Belt Sander (2-1/2 in. x 14 in.)
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  • Textured rubber body grip provides comfortable non-slip surface
  • Flush side enables sanding up to perpendicular surface
  • Metal components provide durability for professional applications
  • Dust sealed, recessed switch offers accessibility while minimizing unintended turn-offs
  • Removable auxiliary handle offers better control when two-handed use is needed
  • Cord exit grip offers auxiliary gripping for various orientations
  • Removable dust port for passive dust collection
  • Low center of gravity feels balanced in various orientations
  • Compact Belt Sander (2-1/2 in. x 14-in) - 371
  • 80-Grit Sanding Belt
  • Dust Port
  • Removable Auxiliary Handle


Length: 17 in.
Shipping Weight: 8 lbs.


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  • Compact Belt Sander (2-1/2 in. x 14 in.)


    Does it come with a case
    Asked on 7/20/2016 by Nick

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      No, the model PCBN371k would include the case

      Answered on 7/20/2016 by Taylor from Atlanta,GA
  • Compact Belt Sander (2-1/2 in. x 14 in.)


    Does it come with a hard case for transporting
    Asked on 7/19/2016 by Nick

    6 answers



      I bought the reconditioned tool. It did not come with a case. Sander

      Answered on 7/20/2016 by Anonymous


      Mine did not.

      Answered on 7/19/2016 by Anonymous


      Well, mine did not come with a case and it was a brand new unit too.

      Answered on 7/19/2016 by Anonymous


      No, there is no hard case for this belt sander.
      Butch Collins
      “Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change. Play hard, forgive quickly, take chances, give everything and have NO regrets…Life is too short to be anything but happy.” ~unknown~

      Answered on 7/19/2016 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer


      The sander does not come with a case.

      Answered on 7/19/2016 by Dennis from Atl


      No hardcase was included.
      Sent from my iPhone

      Answered on 7/19/2016 by Anonymous
  • Compact Belt Sander (2-1/2 in. x 14 in.)


    My #371, gets so hot, it is hard to hold and melts the seams where the sanding belts are joined. There appears that there is no fan to dissipate the heat, or reject the dust.

    Frustrated just retired homeowner.
    Asked on 12/15/2015 by Jim from Woodstock, VA

    1 answer

    • Staff Reviewer


      For technical support, please contact Porter Cable directly at (888) 848-5175

      Answered on 2/5/2016 by Ray from Atlanta
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Palm Sander Warranty - PORTER-CABLE LIMITED THREE YEAR WARRANTY (1 year for reconditioned products)

PORTER-CABLE will repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship for three years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover part failure due to normal wear or tool abuse. For further detail of warranty coverage and warranty repair information, visit or call (888) 848-5175. This warranty does not apply to accessories or damage caused where repairs have been made or attempted by others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary in certain states or provinces. NOTE: THIS WARRANTY WILL BE VOID IF THE TOOL IS USED ON DRYWALL.

In addition to the warranty, PORTER-CABLE tools are covered by our:

  • 1 YEAR FREE SERVICE: PORTER-CABLE will maintain the tool and replace worn parts caused by normal use, for free, any time during the first year after purchase.
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This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state.