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    PIXIE (PXE 80) as replacement for Rupes Mini

    Hi All,

    I have Rupes Bigfoot Mini that I use to polish tight spaces on m boat and car. A couple of days ago I saw a fellow boater use the cordless PXE 80 on his boat and it looked like a great machine. Cordless is big plus for me.

    I wonder if I could replace the Mini with this machine and at the same time also get other options like running even smaller pads? Looking at the specs it certainly looks like it?

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    Re: PIXIE (PXE 80) as replacement for Rupes Mini

    I think someone sold off his Mini after getting PXE.

    And yes. You can run 1" pads as well as the 3"

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    Re: PIXIE (PXE 80) as replacement for Rupes Mini

    I sold my Rupes mini and replaced it with the PXE 80. I still have my original PC 7424XP that I have as a dedicated 3" polisher. I sold the rupes mini as I was tired of all the stalling. The PXE is a good polisher and at times it makes for a good replacement. Other times I reach for the porter cable as a corded polisher still has more power.

    I use the ibrid nano pads with the pxe 80.

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    Re: PIXIE (PXE 80) as replacement for Rupes Mini

    Ok, then I have sold the Mini and so far I am very happy. Two main reasons:

    1. Cordless, just so convenient
    2. With this machine you get so much functionality packed into one piece. Both rotary and DA, and different pad sizes.

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