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Rupes LHR 15ES Big Foot Polisher – Italian-bred random orbital polisher features superb engineering for a perfect finish
The Rupes LHR 15ES Big Foot Random Orbital Polisher sets the benchmark to which other random orbital polishers are compared. Rupes, a world-renowned Italian tool maker that has been manufacturing innovative power tools since 1947, set out to develop the smoothest running, most capable random orbital polisher the industry has ever seen. After years of strenuous research and development, the LHR 15ES and its big brother, the LHR 21ES Big Foot Random Orbital Polishers were born.
The Rupes LHR 15ES Big Foot Random Orbital Polisher gets its name from its impressive 15 millimeter throw. The throw of the machine indicates the size of the orbit the pad makes. Consider this: a conventional random orbital polisher has a throw between 4 and 8 millimeters. The advantage of a larger throw is that more surface area is being covered as you polish. This means you’ll be able to remove swirls, scratches, water spots and other paint defects in considerably less time. The Rupes LHR 15ES utilizes a 5 inch hook and loop backing plate designed to accommodate 5.5 inch and 6 inch pads – the perfect size for modern vehicles with curvy panels and sharp body lines.
The Rupes LHR 15ES Big Foot Random Orbital Polisher ensures a perfect finish with its random orbital motion and exceptionally large throw. One of the biggest advantages of the LHR 15ES is that no swirls or holograms (also referred to as buffer trails) are instilled into the paint as you polish. A conventional rotary/circular polisher, while very effective at polishing paint to remove defects, leaves swirls and holograms in the finish as a result of its direct drive, circular motion. Simply put, the Rupes LHR 15ES Big Foot Random Orbital Polisher leaves you with a perfect finish that’s free of swirls and holograms – all without the risk of burning through the paint. The Rupes LHR 15ES is so easy to use that even a novice can have the polisher mastered after only one panel!
The Rupes LHR 15ES Big Foot Random Orbital Polisher is the smoothest running random orbital polisher available. Like a fine Italian sports car, the Rupes LHR 15ES features remarkable engineering and exquisite craftsmanship; the ergonomics along with fit and finish on the LHR 15ES Big Foot Random Orbital Polisher are superb. The soft-start system guarantees an acceleration ramp to prevent accidental dispersion of your compound and polish while the electronic feedback control maintains constant speed in all applications. The energy-efficient 500 watt motor and large, 15 millimeter stroke makes the Rupes LHR 15ES capable of removing up to 1500 grit sanding marks!
The Rupes LHR 15ES Big Foot Random Orbital Polisher features a variable speed dial and trigger lock that go hand-in-hand with the carefully designed body of the tool; features like this make the Rupes LHR 15ES the obvious choice for extended polishing sessions. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or someone who simply demands the best of the best, the Rupes LHR 15ES Big Foot Random Orbital Polisher will deliver.
The Rupes LHR 15ES includes a 5 inch hook and loop backing plate. Due to the machine’s large stroke, it is recommended to only use Rupes approved pads and accessories with the machine.
Made in Italy. 1 year warranty.
This product cannot ship internationally.
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The 15ES has a very large throw, and this exceeds the other DA polishers except the Rupes 21 of course. This allows you to cover more ground when doing your section passes.
The available pads that are available to the Rupes 15ES are top notch, and the blue and green ones have great cutting capabilities. I have also used the 15ES with LC CCS pads and the LC hybrid wool pads. They all work very nicely with the 15ES.
I've been very happy with my purchase of this tool, and I intend to use it as my primary DA polisher. I have since converted my GG 6 inch to one with a 3.5 inch backing plate for use in areas that require less throw and smaller pads. I think a GG 6 inch converted to a 3 or 3.5 inch is more powerful than the often maligned stock GG 3 inch DA polisher.