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Changing the rubber pad on the Bosch PEX 12 AE

I have a bosch PEX 12 AE orbital sander that constantly flicks off the sand paper, I would like to change the pad kindly advise the procedure to change this pad

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  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    If I understand your question correctly You want the sand paper to stay on the backing pad,correct? We always used rubber cement on both the rubber backing pad and the paper.Wait for each to dry then align and stick together. 

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I'm not familiar with that particular model, but they are virtually all replaced the same way. There are a few screws through the pad into the base. Simply remove them and screw the new pad on. You'll see that it's quite simple once you get the new pad in your hands.
Just be careful not to strip the head of the screw: use the right size screwdriver tip.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread. If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take a moment to kindly rate this post....thanks!

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