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1
Screw (#8-18 X 5/8 In.)
Screw (#8-18 X 5/8 In.)
Part #: 660370001
In stock
15 available
 $2.99
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2
Dial
Dial
Part #: 380568002
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2 available
 $1.33
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3
Nylon Washer
Nylon Washer
Part #: 5574601
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $0.99
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4
Bend Relief
Bend Relief
Part #: 560963001
In stock
15 available
 $2.99
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5
Power Cord
Power Cord Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 730387001
Discontinued
N/A
6
Screw #8-16X1/2" Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 660371001
Discontinued
N/A
7
Screw #6-19X7/16"
Screw #6-19X7/16"
Part #: 660372002
In stock
2 available
 $0.99
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8
Screw (#6-19 X 5/8 In.)
Screw (#6-19 X 5/8 In.)
Part #: 660372001
In stock
3 available
 $0.99
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9
Cord Clamp
Cord Clamp
Part #: 590924001
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $0.99
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10
Label,Logo (RS2600)
Part #: 940304012
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $0.99
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11
Housing Assembly - R2600
Part #: 200202053
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $7.12
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12
Bag Adaptor
Bag Adaptor
Part #: 590922001
In stock
9 available
 $3.99
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13
Dust Shroud Support
Dust Shroud Support
Part #: 590918001
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3 available
 $3.99
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14
Bag Frame
Bag Frame
Part #: 590923001
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25+ available
 $3.99
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15
Dust Bag
Dust Bag Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 900793001
Discontinued
N/A
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16
Top Cap
Top Cap
Part #: 590920001
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $3.86
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17
Actuator
Actuator
Part #: 590921001
In stock
1 available
 $0.99
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18
PCB Assy
PCB Assy Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 280063001
Discontinued
N/A
19
Wire Nut
Wire Nut
Part #: 870126001
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $0.99
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20
Receptacle & Wire Brown
Receptacle & Wire Brown
Part #: 290061015
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2 available
 $0.99
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21
Switch
Switch
Part #: 7622701
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $3.99
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22
Receptacle & Wire Black Assembly
Part #: 290188004
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $2.93
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23
Actuator Spring
Actuator Spring
Part #: 630674001
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10 available
 $2.99
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24
Brush Tube Clamp
Brush Tube Clamp
Part #: 630801001
In stock
7 available
 $2.99
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25
Bracket
Part #: 590917001
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $1.43
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26
Data Label (RS2600)
Part #: 940057047
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $0.99
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27
Bearing Ball 608Z
Bearing Ball 608Z
Part #: 680141020
In stock
25+ available
 $1.58
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28
Field
Part #: 740379001
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $23.00
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29
Field Retaining Clip
Part #: 630659001
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $0.99
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30
Screw #8-10X2-1/8"
Part #: 660368002
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $0.99
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Fig #ImgPart NameAvailabilityPrice
31
Carbon Brush - Sold Individually
Carbon Brush - Sold Individually Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 290069022
Discontinued
N/A
32
Armature Assembly - R2600
Armature Assembly - R2600 Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 200216003
Discontinued
N/A
33
Cord Wrap
Cord Wrap Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 300904003
Discontinued
N/A
34
Fan/Counterbalance
Fan/Counterbalance
Part #: 6405201
In stock
4 available
 $6.39
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35
Dust Shroud
Dust Shroud
Part #: 590919001
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $2.41
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36
Bearing Cap & Bearing Assembly
Bearing Cap & Bearing Assembly
Part #: 3054605
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $9.31
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37
Ball Bearing (6002R-LLU)
Ball Bearing (6002R-LLU)
Part #: 089037008172
Ships in 9 - 15 business days
 $5.97
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38
Flat Washer
Flat Washer
Part #: 671039001
In stock
11 available
 $3.99
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39
Brake Skirt
Brake Skirt
Part #: 590936005
In stock
25+ available
 $2.99
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40
Screw #8-32X1/2X1/2"
Screw #8-32X1/2X1/2" Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 660369001
Discontinued
N/A
41-A
5" Sanding Pad Assembly Hook and Loop
5" Sanding Pad Assembly Hook and Loop
Part #: 300527002
In stock
25+ available
 $6.56
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42
Screw #10-32X1/4"
Screw #10-32X1/4"
Part #: 660011003
In stock
25+ available
 $1.99
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44-A
Sand Paper W/ H&L
Sand Paper W/ H&L
Part #: 900483007
In stock
24 available
 $1.99
Add To Cart
46
Tool Bag
Tool Bag Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 901474002
Discontinued
N/A
47
Operators Manual - R2600 Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 983000274
Discontinued
N/A
Fig #ImgPart NameAvailabilityPrice
41-B
5 In. Disc (For Adhesive Paper)
5 In. Disc (For Adhesive Paper)
Part #: 300527003
In stock
25+ available
 $13.30
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44-B
Sand Paper W/ PSA Obsolete - Not Available
Part #: 900483001
Discontinued
N/A

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DThompson
Question: R2600 Sanding Pad Assembly

DThompson

The hook & loop pad is completely worn and needs to be replaced. Do I need part 41 a or 41b or both ( the $6 or $13 part)?
Tinkerdave
Reply: R2600 Sanding Pad Assembly

Tinkerdave

Hi DThompson,
You just need 41a 300527002 hook and loop replacement pad.The 41b is for glue on discs.Hope that helps.Good luck.
Tinker
The PCB for the 2600 was discontinued, and I was wondering if this part could be as a replacement repair?

Thanks,
Matt
WJA
Reply: Could This Be Used As An Update ...

WJA

Hello MBC,

I don't see how you could use the different PCB. They completely different parts.

-WJA
hoodoshnik
Reply: Could This Be Used As An Update ...

hoodoshnik

hi ive got the newer ROS rigid r2601, looks same as r2600. Will the brake skirt and switch fit? ive got maybe 8 hours on the thing and both have failed. Dont care to go through hassle of sending it back to Home Despot...
WJA
Reply: Could This Be Used As An Update ...

WJA

Hello hoodoshnik,

The part number 590936005 Brake Skirt is the same for the R2601 and R2600. You will have no problem using either of them.

-WJA
barryboy
Question: Length Of Service

barryboy

how long should I get service out of this part. Seems like they wear out quickly
Tinkerdave
Reply: Length Of Service

Tinkerdave

Hi barryboy,
That part is a high wear item.Just purchase 5 or 6 of them and replace them as needed.How fast the wear out depends on what your sanding and how much pressure you apply to the tool while sanding.Hope that helps.Good luck.
Tinker
jmika
Question: Ridgid Orbit Sander

jmika

The pad on my sander is fine but the sanding pads are not sticking to it as well as they use to and some pads don't stick at all. Can you buy the adhesive film on the pad that causes the sanding pads to stick to the sander or do you have to buy a whole new pad? There's an additional pad in the case that came with the sander but it doesn't have that "sticky" film on it.
rjones
Question: Problem Sander

rjones

For the last week when I fire up m r2600 it makes a horrible tinny noise, yesterday it went into full rpm mode and nothing I could do would slow it down. I did pull the bottom off it a couple of days and there is a bottom bearing that felt pretty stiff. it is attached to a disc that I assume is the vacuum.
bob baker
Question: Hook And Loop Plus Backing

bob baker

I've read the other comments on the hook and loop I disagree that it will last for thousands of changes. From the date I changed the first sanding disk the loop started coming loose and got harder and harder to remove the paper as the loop was pulling off. In addition the main disk assembly started slinging chunks of rubber until today it totally separated from the sander. It is a wonderful sander but very troublesome and useless when you cannot find repair parts at Home Depot or other parts houses in town. In addition I was told this and many other Rigid tools had a life time warranty now they seem to have forgotten this.
Dennis T
Question: No Power

Dennis T

My Ridgid 5" orbital sander just stopped working. I do get the light on my power cord however. Any suggestions?
kj
Reply: No Power

kj

It could be a bad switch. Part #7622701. Same thing happened to mine. I ordering one today.
Dan
Reply: No Power

Dan

It is more than likely the PCB (printed circuit board). I have one under warranty now and have had the whole unit replaced once by Home Depot. Another older one made it past the warranty before it went out. I've replaced the PCB twice on it. Now going on the third PCG for this one. The newer sanders have a better warranty, be sure to register it. I've had no other issues with the R2600 besides having to replace the brake shroud, typical for all RO sanders. The Rigid sander is the best, hands down except the PCB is weak.
Larry
Question: Hook And Loop Pad

Larry

I just ordered another hook and loop pad for my Rigid R2600 sander. This is the second replacement. Why are they going bad? They only last a short time until the discs quit sticking to them. Is there a problem with the quality?
Mark
Reply: Hook And Loop Pad

Mark

Hook & Loop sanding pads offer many benefits to the woodworker. They offer the ability to change sanding grits quickly. The user may remove and then reattach a sandpaper disc allowing for maximum use and reducing the cost of sandpaper.

The Hook & Loop sandpaper system consists of a sanding pad with fine plastic hooks, which is attached to the sander, and sandpaper discs, which have a looped fabric backing. The loops on the fabric backing are held by the hooks on the sanding pad.

Hook & Loop sanding pads will last through many hundreds of sandpaper discs with proper use. The most common cause of a Hook & Loop pad to wear out prematurely is excessive pressure being applied to the sanding pad. Only enough pressure should be applied to the sander to keep it on the workpiece and to guide the sander in the desired sanding pattern. Excessive pressure creates heat build up in the sanding pad which will quickly damage or even melt the tiny plastic hooks. Once the hooks are damaged they will no longer hold the fabric backing on the sandpaper effectively and the pad will need to be replaced. When excessive pressure is applied it slows or even stops the random action of the sander causing a large increase in swirl marks left on the workpiece.

Best results and fastest sanding will be achieved by using light sanding pressure and a proper selection of sandpaper grits. Start with the coarsest grit needed to quickly remove any rough wood surfaces or uneven glue joints. Once the surface has been smoothed and leveled you can move through the sanding grits to the desired finish. Never skip more than one sanding grit at a time. Skipping grits requires additional time and effort to remove the scratches left by the previous grit. The finest grit needed depends on the type of finish the project will receive. If a film finish, such as polyurethane or lacquer is to be used then 180 or 220 grit will be sufficient. Film finishes can have problems adhering to surfaces sanded finer than 220 grit. If the project is to receive an oil finish then a 400 or even 600 grit finish may be desired.
Tonya
Question: Disc Keep Spinning

Tonya

When I turn the sander off the sanding disc keeps spinning and spinning, and spinning.
Mark
Reply: Disc Keep Spinning

Mark

Hi Tonya,

It sounds like the brake skirt has worn out. It is part #590936001 and is available from http://www.ereplacementparts.com.

Good luck with your repair!

-Mark

dennis
Question: Disc Spins

dennis

when I pick the sander up off the wood, the sanding pad immediately starts to spin extremely fast so that if I place the sander back on the wood it sands huge gouges out of the surface until the pressure of sanding stops the spin
Mark
Reply: Disc Spins

Mark

Hi Dennis,

It sounds like the brake skirt is bad. It acts like a clutch when the sander is put to the workpiece. The Brake Skirt is part #590936001 and is available from http://ereplacementparts.com.

Good luck with your repair!

-Mark
Malcolm
Reply: Disc Spins

Malcolm

The lower bearing on mine seized - causing same result.
John
Question: Speed Under Load

John

My sander will not maintain the speed when under load. Any suggestions of what should be replaced
Mark
Reply: Speed Under Load

Mark

Hi John,

It sounds like the pad bearing has failed. When the bearing seizes it slows or even stops the motion of the sander. The bearing is part #680071004 and is available from http://ereplacementparts.com.

Good luck with your repair!

-Mark
David
Question: Rigid 5" Orbital Sander Won

David

I have a rigid 5" orbital sander that has stopped turning when any amount of pressure is applied. What does this indicate and can I take it apart to replace whatever is broken?
Mark
Reply: Rigid 5" Orbital Sander Won

Mark

Hi David,

It sounds like the pad bearing has failed. When the bearing seizes it slows or even stops the motion of the sander. The bearing is part #680071004 and is available from http://ereplacementparts.com.

I hope this helps with your repair!

-Mark
Twysted
Question: Ridgid R2600 5" Variable Sp...

Twysted

When I turn on my R2600 it winds out to full RPM and doesn't seem orbit at all. When I put it down against wood it bogs down and I get circular swirls and dust flies everywhere... may as well put a grinder disk on!

Anyone have ideas on the part(s) I need to fix this?

Ridgid R2600 5" Variable Speed Random Orbit Sander
Ridgid R2600 Parts List and Diagram : eReplacementParts.com

Thanks
UtahAV
Reply: Ridgid R2600 5" Variable Sp...

UtahAV

Hi Twysted,

It sounds like the brake on your Ridgid R.O. sander has gone bad. The part you will need to replace is called the Brake Skirt. It is item #39 on the parts diagram.

The Brake Skirt is part #590936001

The Brake skirt is available from ereplacementparts.com.

Good luck with your repair!

-Mark
After a few minutes of use, the hook and loop backing pad disintegrated. The foam backing came apart as black dust. There is no mechanical connection between the pad and the tool, only foam. This tool should not be classified as a random orbital sander such as a D.A. Efforts to purchase a replacement proved impossible. Home Depot sells them, but does not carry replacement pats . Available in two weeks on the internet with outrageous shipping. Rigids suggestion was to over nite the part at my expense. Will never buy a tool again that the vendor does not carry routine service parts.
slick
Reply: Ridgid - R2600 Rigid 2600 Sander

slick

dan`s right its most likely the board in the top of sander .Real easy to replace.I dropped mine and it stop running and i replaced this board and runs like new.
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