This is a factory refurbished belt sander, which is fully certified and tested. It also comes with a one year warranty, backing up the quality of the refurbishment.
The ZRBE319 features tool-less tracking adjustment for ease of use, and is light and easy to use. The ZRBE319 is a good beginners' tool, ideal for the light carpentry requirements of the average householder.
Who Is It For?
While the ZRBE319 lacks the power to handle hardwoods, it performs well on a variety of softwoods, and is excellent for smaller projects. For the hobbyist, or someone who simply wants to have tools available if they need them, this is a suitable and affordable piece of equipment.
The Ryobi ZRBE319 has been refurbished to a high standard, and is designed with the novice user in mind. It is simple and easy to use, and performs well on small, light carpentry projects.
Powerful sander for its size
Good warranty, considering it is a refurbished unit
Ease of use
Lightweight and ideal for beginners
Performs great on a variety of softwoods
Good 6-AMP motor
On/off trigger switch with a lock-on feature
Not a new model (factory refurbished)
Doesn't handle hardwood well at all
Not ideal for larger projects
Not for professionals
Value for Money
Although it is a refurbished, rather than brand new, unit, the Ryobi ZRBE319 does come with a 12mth warranty, and works out about the same as hiring a sander for the day. For people simply looking to have a good, basic sander available for home repair or small DIY projects, the ZRBE319 represents quality and value for money.
For a professional, or someone doing a lot of woodworking, it would be advisable to invest in a more expensive, and ideally brand new, model.
The manual for this product is available on our manuals page.