Out of 2 Ratings

Owner's of the Makita Sander 9920 gave it a score of 4.6 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    5.0 out of 5
  • Durability

    5.0 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    3.0 out of 5
  • Performance

    5.0 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    5.0 out of 5
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Always be sure that the tool is switched off and
unplugged before adjusting or checking function on the
Switch action
Before plugging in the tool, always check to see that the
switch trigger actuates properly and returns to the OFF
position when released.
Switch can be locked in ON position for ease of
operator comfort during extended use. Apply caution
when locking tool in ON position and maintain firm
grasp on tool.
To start the tool, simply pull the switch trigger. Release the
switch trigger to stop.
For continuous operation, pull the switch trigger and then
push in the lock button.
To stop the tool from the locked position, pull the switch trig-
ger fully, then release it.
Speed adjusting dial
For 9903, 9920 and 9404
The belt speed can be infinitely adjusted between 210 m
(690 ft.) and 440 m (1,440 ft.) per minute by turning the
speed adjusting dial to a given number setting from 1 to 5.
Higher speed is obtained when the dial is turned in the direc-
tion of number 5; lower speed is obtained when it is turned in
the direction of number 1.
Select the proper speed for the workpiece to be sanded.
If the tool is operated continuously at low speeds for a
long time, the motor will get overloaded, resulting in tool
The speed adjusting dial can be turned only as far as 5
and back to 1. Do not force it past 5 or 1, or the speed
adjusting function may no longer work.
1. Lock button
2. Switch trigger
1. Speed adjusting dial