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Master-Sand™: Best Pricing. Best Quality. Best Value.

Here’s an example of how Master-Sand™ sanding brushes can really boost your bottom line.

A typical sanding brush:
55 mm height
630 mm length
Cora KF376 green aluminum oxide abrasive

 

Typical Retail Prices:

  • European manufacturer: US$33.32 per brush ($1199.52 for set of 36)
  • Master-Sand™ replacement sanding brushes: US$17.86 per brush ($642.96 for set of 36)

 

What’s the difference?  When it comes to performance and durability, NOTHING.  When it comes to lead time, we’ll deliver faster.  When it comes to price, you save $15.46 per brush, and put over $550 in your pocket for each sanding head you fill.

We understand times are tough.  Why spend more on European-made brushes when you can get the best quality and the best service at the best price?

Give us a call or send an email today.  Let us know you’re switching from another brand of sanding brushes, and we’ll pay the freight on your first order.

Master-Sand™ replacement sanding brushes fit heads from Master-Sand™, Flex-Trim™, Pro-Flex, Slipcon (straight hubs only), and most others.

Need brushes fast? We can help.

If you’re in a pinch, give us a call.  We normally ship in 10 business days or less, but we’re happy to help if you need abrasives ASAP.  If at all possible, we will expedite your order to the greatest extent we can.

We don’t charge extra for rush orders.  In fact, you’ll probably save anywhere from 25-40% compared to European sanding brushes.  Give Master-Sand™ a try.  Click here to contact us today (link opens in new window).

No price increases from Master-Sand™

Hi, folks.  We heard through the grapevine today that our European competition is raising prices.  We just want to remind you that we offer the same Cora green abrasives they do, mounted on a top-quality brush, at a much better price.  We can also still use Deer AO and SC abrasives for higher-volume customers looking for a great value. We’ve held our prices the same since January 1, 2009.

How do we do it?  We’re domestic.  Our brushmaker is located in the same building as we are.  When the value of the dollar goes down, we don’t see the same effects as overseas suppliers do.  We choose to keep our overhead low and make our impressions with our product rather than our curb appeal.

We are also shipping fast.  Lead times are 10 days or less.

Make sure you’re giving your customers the best product, the best price, and the fastest service possible.  If you need sanding brushes, please give us a call or send an email.  We will be happy to quote brushes for almost any head, including Flex-Trim™ heads, straight Slipcon heads and QuickWood™ heads.  You’ll see the difference in your bottom line – guaranteed.

We’re shipping fast!

If you’re having trouble geLightning Fast Servicetting sanding brushes for your machine with Flex-Trim™, Slipcon (non spiral only), or QuickWood™ heads, we want to help!

We are currently shipping orders for abrasives in 10 business days or less in most cases.  Why wait for six weeks for abrasives to come from Europe?  We have over 40 different abrasives from Cora, Deerfos, and VSM in stock.  Chances are we have a match for your application.  If we don’t have it, we can get it.

Give Master-Sand™ quality and service a try.  Contact us today – you’ll get the best value for your investment with our products!

New Product: Easy-Discs™ for QuickWood™ sanders

New to the Master-Sand™ lineup is our aftermarket replacement abrasive for the QuickDisc™ system: introducing the Easy-Disc™!

Available immediately in 10″ and 12″ diameters, in your choice of any stock abrasives, our Easy-Disc™ is an excellent aftermarket product which will meet or exceed original equipment performance, while keeping prices significantly lower than what you’re paying now.

Need a custom diameter?  Let us know; we can do that.

Please get in touch with us for your quote.

Ø10" Easy-Discs™ in Cora green, AO brown, and SC black abrasives

Ø12" Easy-Discs™ in Cora green and SC black abrasives

Master-Sand™ Holiday Schedule

We are pleased to announce that we will not increase pricing on sanding brushes at the new year.  We have now been able to hold our prices steady since January of 2009, and we’re glad to give our customers that kind of stability.

For your information, we will be closed the following times during the holiday season:

  • December 13 – December 15
  • December 24 – January 3

Our office and production facility will both close on those dates.  Phone calls will be returned and orders will be acknowledged once we reopen.  We will make attempts to respond to emails as soon as possible during our closures.

With this in mind, please send your final 2010 orders in as soon as possible to make sure they will arrive when you need them.

If you have any questions or comments, please call or send an email.

As always, thank you for your continued business, or for considering Master-Sand™ sanding brushes.  You have our best wishes for happy holidays, and for a prosperous 2011.

QuickWood™ machine owners: Check this out!

We all know times are tough in the woodworking industry.  You’re doing everything you can to preserve your bottom line, right?

We can help!

Our single-piece aftermarket brushes for QuickWood™ machinery will save you money, and give you the best quality finish possible.  Take a look at our everyday prices:

QuickWood™ 800-series machine
65 mm high x 300 mm long brush $9.51* each

QuickWood™ 1100-series machine
65 mm high x 375 mm long brush $11.89* each

QuickWood™ 1400-series machine
65 mm high x 500 mm long brush $15.85* each

Prices assume your choice of Deerfos-brand abrasives, available in grits 60-400.

Please note, our replacement sanding brushes for QuickWood™ are single-use only.  The abrasive is not replaceable.  When it’s worn out, you discard the entire brush-abrasive unit and replace with a new one.  No modifications to your machine are necessary.

You’ll get guaranteed quality and the best return on your investment by using Master-Sand™ quality aftermarket replacement brushes on your QuickWood™ machine.

We also offer terms of 5% 10, Net 30 days on approved credit.  This means if your check is postmarked within 10 days of the invoice, you can deduct an instant 5% off – EVERY DAY!  No waiting for sales; you control your discount.

Give us a call or fill out our contact form today; we’ll be glad to send you some samples so you can see and test Master-Sand™ quality for yourself.

*Prices do not include freight; sales tax may apply to MI customers.

We have your sanding solution!

Voicemail issues

AT&T is having problems with the voicemail on our main phone number. In the meantime, if you leave a voicemail and do not receive a response within 24 hours, please send us an email. You can do so through our Contact Page, or directly at info (at) master-sand (dot) com.

We apologize for any inconvenience. AT&T has assured us they’re working to solve the problem.

Changes to trim length lineup

Effective immediately, we will no longer stock raw materials in 70 mm trim length (height). 70 mm is by far our least popular height, and we anticipate few inconveniences with this change. Instead, we will stock 65 mm height to better serve our customers with QuickWood™ machinery.

70 mm height will remain available by special order; however, these special orders will be subject to lead times as available, and are not guaranteed to ship in 10 days or less.

As a reminder, our stock brush heights are now:

  • 30 mm
  • 35 mm
  • 40 mm
  • 45 mm
  • 55 mm
  • 65 mm

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions or concerns about this change.

Thanks for your business.