Rupes SKORPIO 6" Velcro Backing Plate


















Rupes SKORPIO 6" Velcro Backing Plate

Rupes SKORPIO 6" Velcro Backing Plate

Rupes SKORPIO 6" Velcro Backing Plate
RUPES 981.500 6" SKORPIO Velcro Backing Plate. Picture of its backside.<br/><br/>This is a direct replacement for the factory supplied 6" unit. Fits all versions and series of Rupes 6" Skorpio Palm Sanders RH1, RH2, and RH3 series machines.<br/><br/>Actual diameter is 5-13/16". Weight is 129-132 grams.<br/><br/>RUPES 981.500 6" SKORPIO Velcro Backing Plate. Picture of its backside.<br/><br/>This is a direct replacement for the factory supplied 6" unit. Fits all versions and series of Rupes 6" Skorpio Palm Sanders RH1, RH2, and RH3 series machines.<br/><br/>Actual diameter is 5-13/16". Weight is 129-132 grams.<br/><br/>RUPES 981.500 6" SKORPIO Velcro Backing Plate. Picture of its backside.<br/><br/>This is a direct replacement for the factory supplied 6" unit. Fits all versions and series of Rupes 6" Skorpio Palm Sanders RH1, RH2, and RH3 series machines.<br/><br/>Actual diameter is 5-13/16". Weight is 129-132 grams.<br/><br/>RUPES 981.500 6" SKORPIO Velcro Backing Plate. Side loaded vacuum slots help to scoop up sanding debris from the surface.<br/><br/>This is a direct replacement for the factory supplied 6" unit. Fits all versions and series of Rupes 6" Skorpio Palm Sanders RH1, RH2, and RH3 series machines.<br/><br/>Actual diameter is 5-13/16". Weight is 129-132 grams.<br/><br/>The Rupes® 981.500 6" SKORPIO Velcro Backing Plate utilizes the same mounting platform as the BigFoot 6" Electric Random Orbital Polisher line of machines (LHR21ES Legacy, LHR21ll Mark 2, and LHR21lll Mark 3).<br/><br/>Those wishing to install this plate versus the factory installed 981.321N 6" Velcro Backing Plate should be aware that there may be a faint yet APPARENT vibration when used with some buffing pads. Although the 981.500 is extremely close in weight and shape to the 981.321N, their designs vary slightly.<br/><br/>Actual diameter is 5-13/16". Weight is 129-132 grams, which is 1-3 grams heavier than the factory installed 981.321N Velcro Backing Plate.<br/><br/>
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Fits all 6" Skorpio Palm Sanders.

After extended use, the factory installed backing plate can degrade.
An accidental dropping of the machine can bend or break the plate.

You'll be dead in the water unless you've got a replacement on hand.
This is a factory-direct replacement Velcro backing plate.

The Rupes® 981.500 6" SKORPIO Velcro Backing Plate is made specifically for use with the following machines:

Rupes® Series 1 Skorpio Palm Sanders:
RH153 | RH153A | RH156 | RH156A | RH159 | RH159A
RH112 | RH112A | Note: Series 1 Skorpio Palm Sanders originally came from the factory with the Rupes 981.320 6" Normal Hold Velcro Backing Plates. Therefore, the Rupes 981.321N 6" Extra Hold Velcro Backing Plate will also work.

Rupes® Series 2 Skorpio Palm Sanders:
RH253 | RH253A | RH256 | RH256A | RH259 | RH259A

Rupes® Series 3 Skorpio Palm Sanders:
RH353 | RH353A | RH356 | RH356A | RH359 | RH359A
Specifications
  • Actual diameter: 5-7/8" (148mm)

  • Attachment material:
    Velcro®- low profile hook
  • Weight: 129-1326g approximate (4.6 oz.)

  • Extra hold hook material:
    Carefully remove polishing pads to avoid damaging the loop material