Worth it? Craftsman RO 6" buffer CMEE145 $40

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Near me for sale is a Craftsman RO 6" variable speed buffer CMEE145, 2,500-6,500, like new, $40.

It comes with a backing plate but I'm not sure it has velcro loop and stick. I can buy a Chinese Amazon backing plate with pads for $22, you get 3", 5", & 6". Are those hook and loop ones the best to work with?

I have a Craftsman 2 handle round 10" buffer I've been using that the pads fit on with an elastic.

Is one method better than the other?

Worth it?
 
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Yes if that's what you're in the market for. Anything comparable will be at least $120 new. Home Depot has a comparable porter cable on sale for $90
 

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I bought it. Looks almost new. He said if I come now he'd lower the price to $30. It comes with a foam pad and a hook and loop pad, plus the wrench.

Amazon has this for $125 plus sales tax.
 
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For $30 it's a excellent deal, a real variable speed random orbit polisher is vastly better then the generic two handle kind which are really under powered and hence don't work as well. I bought a 3 pack of cheap generic hook and loop foam polishing pads and they work great.
 
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