OPERATOR'S MANUALRandom Orbit SanderModel RS280DOUBLE INSULATEDTHANK YOU FOR BUYING A RYOBI RANDOM ORBIT SANDER.Your new Random Orbit Sander has
Page 10PREPARING FOR OPERATIONCAUTION:Be careful not to let your hand cover the air vents.For ease of operation, your sander has both a front handlean
Page 11WARNING:When servicing use only identical Ryobi replacement parts. Use of any other parts may create a hazard or cause productdamage.GENERALAvo
Page 12RYOBI SANDER – MODEL NUMBER RS280WARNING: Improper repair of a double insulated tool can result in damages to the double insulation system poss
Page 13* Standard Hardware Item — May Be Purchased LocallyRYOBI SANDER – MODEL NUMBER RS280The model number will be found on a plate attached to the
972000-702 Printed in U.S.A.OPERATOR'S MANUALRandom Orbit SanderModel RS280Double Insulated• SERVICENow that you have purchased your t
Page 2 Product Specifications ...
Page 3READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL. Read operator'smanual carefully. Learn its applications andlimitations as well as the specific
Page 4 INSPECT TOOL CORDS PERIODICALLY and ifdamaged, have repaired at your nearest authorizedservice center. Stay constantly aware of cordlocation.
Page 5 Carefully remove the sander, and accessories from box.Make sure all items listed in the Packing List are included. Do not discard the packing
Page 6VARIABLE SPEEDSee figure 1.Your sander has a variable speed control selector designedto allow operator control and adjustment of speed. Thespeed
Page 7OPERATIONThe backing pad on your sander provides the capability touse sanding discs with pressure sensitive adhesive back-ing material. You also
Page 8REMOVING SANDING DISC BEFORE STORAGEDo not store your sander with the sanding disc installed.Heat generated from sanding causes the pressure sen
Page 9REMOVING DUST BOXSee Figure 4. Unplug your sander.WARNING:Failure to unplug your sander could result in accidentalstarting causing possible ser