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The sander is chatterin g on the oak wood and only barely stops if I apply a whole lot of pressure. I don't want sanding marks so how can I fix it?

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You may be applying too much pressure. Also it is my experience with this type sander that one has to use the side of the pad. If you try to use the whole flat pad they chatter. For flat sanding I use a "Jitterbug" type sander. What you have is for coarser work I SUSPECT than what you are trying to do. The quarter sheet type would probably be better for you.

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