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      03-08-2013, 01:26 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by sensi09 View Post
I was curious about the griots so checked and you can indeed use a 6" pad. It really depends on the size of the backing plate. The 6" griots is actually has a backing plate less than 6". For safety reasons, you want the backing plate to be smaller than the pad.

I like 5.5" too, but if the griots has enough power for the 6" pads, I'd invest in 4" in pads and 3.5" backing plate if you want options.
Thanks for the feedback, sounds like 6 inch is a good way to start. I'll have to check into Griots and see if I can change the backing plate to a 4 or 3.5". I'm not sure they sell that...I know they sell a 3" orbital though