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Belt stockists
« on: February 08, 2018, 12:47:02 PM »
Hi.
Where can I find the tiny belts used for the tape counters ?
I tried the super glue trick with another belt of the same diameter, but it lasted about an hour.
135mm would do the trick.

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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2018, 01:37:59 PM »
VHS/VCR machines service kits (bunch of different belts, pulleys, intermediary rubber wheels...).
They are still available from suppliers like "Sound & Vision" (I think that's what they're called, somewhere in Industria or thereabout).
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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2018, 02:30:59 PM »
VHS/VCR machines service kits (bunch of different belts, pulleys, intermediary rubber wheels...).
They are still available from suppliers like "Sound & Vision" (I think that's what they're called, somewhere in Industria or thereabout).


Screen Vision probably. 
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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2018, 02:32:04 PM »
 :facepalm: Correct, thanks mast'a G.
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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2018, 06:18:54 PM »
Thanks guys. Will make a plan when I get a gap.
I suppose one could also buy one of those assorted rubber band packets. Surely I would find a fit in there. After all, It's just for the counter.
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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2018, 01:52:18 PM »
Rubber bands are perfect for that sir. Trybto get the thinnest bands possible.
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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2018, 09:20:59 PM »
Thanks Tom. :thumbs:
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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2018, 08:31:50 AM »
As long as you havenít indexed any tapes with counter numbers you can use almost anything.  Elastic bands do perish a lot sooner though. 







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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2018, 10:28:48 AM »
As long as you havenít indexed any tapes with counter numbers you can use almost anything.  Elastic bands do perish a lot sooner though.

Haha..definitely not. Tape is just a fun thing to mess around with. Moving parts make hifi a bit more exciting for us old toppies  ;D







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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2018, 12:28:59 PM »
Hi man jico also sells belts

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Re: Belt stockists
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2018, 09:31:09 AM »
Mike" Radio and TV in Vereeniging has got a wide selection of turntable and tape deck belts