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Milwaukee 6034-21 5' Random Orbit Palm Sander



The Specs

  • Product Name: Milwaukee 6034-21 5″ Random Orbit Palm Sander
  • Brand: Milwaukee
  • Weight: 4,5 pounds
  • Power Source: Mains
  • Size: 5 inches
  • Max Speed: 10000 Rpm
  • Features: Detachable dust collector, comes with carry case, variable speed
Milwaukee 6034-21 5″ Random Orbit Palm Sander
  • 5″ Random orbit palm sander
  • The product is easy to use and easy to handle

The 6034-21 random orbital sander from Milwaukee is a very effective power tool and great for small sanding jobs around the home. This is an entry-level orbit sander best suited for the DIY enthusiast. The orbital sander from Milwaukee comes in, weighing around 4.5 pounds. It is mains powered and comes in a nice tidy carry case for keeping everything together.

The orbit sander from Milwaukee also comes with accessories, including an 80-rated medium-grit sanding disk and a carry case.

The sander has a variable speed adjuster making it easy to change the speed at which the sanding pad spins. This is great if you are sanding a delicate area and want to slow down the sanding speed.

Functional Description

Recommended Sandpapers

GritTypeTypical Application
60 80CoarseIdeal for initial sanding on rougher surfaces. For fast stock removal. Rough sanding and stripping of painted and rusted surfaces.
100 120MediumFor intermediate sanding and removal of minor surface imperfections.
150 180 220FineIdeal for fine sanding prior to straining, priming, or sealing.

You can download the service parts list from the manufacturer’s website at the following link:


  • 3.0 Amp Permanent Magnet Motor: Delivers constant speed and power under load
  • Variable Speed Dial: Adjustable sanding speed provides maximum control and a smooth finish
  • Universal Vacuum Hose Adapter: Easily connects to all vacuum hoses sizes (1-1/4 in., 1-7/16 in., 1-1/2 in., 1-7/8 in., 1-15/16 in., 2-1/2 in.)
  • Electronic Soft Start: Controls start-up speed to eliminate swirls marks
  • Dual Counter Balance: Provides lower vibration during use.
  • Plastic Dust Canister with Filter: Durable plastic canister that provides efficient dust collection
  • Hook and loop PAD (PSA pad sold separately. Not available from Milwaukee)


  • (1) 6034-21 5 in. Random Orbit Palm Sander
  • (2) 80 Grit Sandpaper
  • (1) Plastic Dust Canister
  • (1) Universal Vac Hose Adapter
  • (1) Contractor bag

Why buy It?

Well-made and extremely easy-to-use sander, ideal for small jobs or for occasional use. The practical nylon bag is perfect for those who use it for DIY jobs and may need help knowing where to store it after use. It got great reviews from buyers. It provides a variable speed and a soft start that is ideal for those unsure of what they are doing.

Why not buy IT?

If you use it professionally, there may be a better sander for you. We have noticed several complaints for excessive use, especially regarding the tightness of the dust collection filter and the breaking of the Pad.

Final Thoughts

Under $ 100, it starts to become a recommended purchase for enthusiasts. For professionals, choose other orbital sanders.

Milwaukee 6034-21 5″ Random Orbit Palm Sander
  • 5″ Random orbit palm sander
  • The product is easy to use and easy to handle
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