Connect with us

replacing rubber belts

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by les, Jul 22, 2005.

Scroll to continue with content
  1. les

    les Guest

    I have a number of older machines (VCR,answering,...)
    that have old, worn belts.
    I'm having a hard time sourcing replacement belts. I assume
    someone still has them (even the manufacturers are dropping

    Please send me some ideas...........TNX
    Les KA9GLW
  2. Cliff Top

    Cliff Top Guest

    CPC at Preston still have a pretty comprehensive selection

  3. N Cook

    N Cook Guest

    Some hints for cutting your own, especially the flat ones that seem
    impossible to get. Cut down inner-tubes may vary in thickness and
    look awful but as the tension in a band is constant it seems to be ok
    for all but the most discriminating of uses.
    tips buried on or
  4. Guest

    Do you Google search ? or Yahoo ? or another search engine ?
    In less than 10 seconds after I typed in "vcr belts" and clicked on
    search web I had 144,000 hits with the first several dozen being good
    sources and suppliers for the various equipment belts you are seeking.
    Let your fingers do the walking.... I find that Google Web Search is
    real good for finding what you need.... always try it first.
    Lots of belts are readily available and are NOT hard to source. The
    Internet is a good tool to use to find suppliers for these and other
    "hard to find" parts.
  5. GregS

    GregS Guest

    I would also recommend Gigablast.
  6. les

    les Guest

    I'll jump over there and look. All my old sources "dried up"
    due to the integration of newer IC's, as you well know.

Ask a Question
Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?
You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.
Electronics Point Logo
Continue to site
Quote of the day