No damage, packaging can improve. You may want to get a set of fine. I was surprised because there was no freight charge. The tilt table is a great feature as well. Had to go out and purchase a 30 MM and a 1 1/4 wrench.
Rikon 50-300 Features & Specs
RIKON SPINDLE SANDER - This oscillating spindle sander is a specialized sander for the fast and accurate sanding of curved board edges.
FAST AND ACCURATE - Abrasive sleeves mounted on the machine’s spindles oscillate up-and-down 15/16”, 29 times per minute while the spindle spins, providing more efficient abrasive cutting action.
ALL STEEL - This oscillating spindle sander is made from all steel and heavy duty.
INCLUDES - Powerful ½ HP motor, all steel gearing, ample cast iron tilting table, metal housing and 5 spindle diameters (½” - 2”) with 6 table inserts. Weighs: 76 lbs.
Editor's Impressions Of The Rikon 50-300
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Rikon 50-300 Final Thoughts
"Immaculate finish and fit."
I would recommend this unit to anyone. I'd highly recommend this unit. Plenty of power, it's never bogged down. The compromises seem to be mainly on the noise front. The cast iron table is flawless.