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The problem you're having is caused by two things. The drain hole near the rear of the drip pan is clogged and the downward tilt of the rear of the unt may not be enough.The general rule of tumb for rear downward tilt is 1/4" to 1/2".
The drain hole can be hard to find at times, as the clog often blends in with hole. Persistence and patience are needed to find it. A pipe cleaner works well to clear the clog.
I have the same sander, and cannot get parts anymore, so I carefully cut out a piece of sheet metal, and drilled holes, and put it on. so it might not say stanley, but who cares? I don't. and if it doesn't last as long, who cares. its more help than I got from stanley, who was bought out in 1973 from what I read.
Onthe bottom of the legs, there is a thumb latch, press that all the way down into the hold it is in. do this on all three legs. Then once that is done turn the whole thing to the left, it should fold in two, on the sides, there are three latchs that go into the hole next to the small legs, those latches secure it in place..... The thumb laches can be hard just so you know
To unfold, simply press on the holding latches, and pull up