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Roller Rasp Hand Tool

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Handy repair tool for roughening raft material before applying glue. Use roller end over the patched surface to get a good bond. 1" dia. x 1/8" wide, ribbed wheel.

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Roller Rasp Hand Tool
 
3.9

(based on 10 reviews)

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  • Easy to use (6)

Cons

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great for exposed areas

The rasp end is a great size and has just the right coarseness for plastic raft materials. Woodworking rasps tend to be too coarse, metal rasps too fine. Sandpaper is messier, slower,...Read complete review

The rasp end is a great size and has just the right coarseness for plastic raft materials. Woodworking rasps tend to be too coarse, metal rasps too fine. Sandpaper is messier, slower, and less targeted.

Curve of rasp is optimal for an exposed area, but makes it unusable getting into tight spaces, or up against an intersection. The rasp plate is far from the tip. I ended up cutting off the tip, including the welds, then straightening the tool. This worked great (though no longer as good for exposed areas). Might consider buying a second one and not modifying.

Wheel end works great- the little teeth on the wheels make it work better than hardware store seam or screen rollers.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

The roller is good ... BUT ...

I found that the rasp was way too aggressive to use on Hypalon. The roller is good, being easier to use than a screw driver handle.

I found that the rasp was way too aggressive to use on Hypalon. The roller is good, being easier to use than a screw driver handle.

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1.0

not very good

By Fatboy05

from Dena, Md

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

    sandpaper did a better job for roughing up the surface to be bonded

    Service and delivery comments:

    service was great.

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    4.0

    Great tool especially for the price.

    By OldJoe

    from Bend, Orygun

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          Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

          Did a good job.

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          5.0

          Much sturdier than it looks

          By Ed

          from Maryland

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Must Have Tool

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Inflatable repair

            Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

            Used to repair a couple of spots on my RIB. Was surprised at the excellent quality for the price.

            Added to my tool box for future use.

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            5.0

            Good tool to keep in your kit.

            By Still Out Fishin

            from Dover DE

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Light weight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

                Its a very inexpensive roller rasp that serves its purpose quite well. Very light weight. I keep this rasp with me in my patch kit on every trip down river.

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                4.0

                Great for exposed areas

                By Snowmon

                from Boston MA

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Perfect Coarseness
                • Wheels With Teeth

                Cons

                • Not Good For Tight Spaces

                Best Uses

                • PVC

                Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

                The rasp end is a great size and has just the right coarseness for plastic raft materials. Woodworking rasps tend to be too coarse, metal rasps too fine. Sandpaper is messier, slower, and less targeted.

                Curve of rasp is optimal for an exposed area, but makes it unusable getting into tight spaces, or up against an intersection. The rasp plate is far from the tip. I ended up cutting off the tip, including the welds, then straightening the tool. This worked great (though no longer as good for exposed areas). Might consider buying a second one and not modifying.

                Wheel end works great- the little teeth on the wheels make it work better than hardware store seam or screen rollers.

                • Was this a gift?:
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