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I have sand as a base and want to cement between rocks for a more stable walkway

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Put the cement under the rocks as well or it will break up in a very short time.

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You need to remove the allen head cap screw in the center of the base, then remove the washer, and pull the base straight down off the sander. If you can't get it to pull off, try gently rocking it a little as you exert pressure to pull it off.

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With this sanding base, you can use the tool as a random orbit sander.
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- Place the sanding base (3) onto the spindle (10).
- Place the washer (7) onto the spindle.
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For detail sanding, the pointed end should face forward as in fig. D. For sanding large areas,
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- Place the sanding base (12) onto the spindle (10). Make sure that the legs of the base
locate into the tool.
- Place the washer (7) onto the spindle.
- Insert the Allen screw (8) into the screw hole in the spindle.
- Tighten the Allen screw using the Allen key (9) supplied.

You can also view the factory manual here:,MS1000%20SANDER.pdf

Be patient, and good luck! Let me know if this doesn't solve your problem and you still need help!

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