Commodore C2N datasette belts (was Re: Classics long overdue a Boot.)

drlegendre . drlegendre at
Mon May 23 12:32:45 CDT 2016


Huh, well that's no good. If you give the exact dimensions of the original
belt, I'll call Tim up and see what he can get.

I've known him for almost 30 years and would be happy to order a batch of
them at wholesale. They could go to club members and the rest to eBay..?

On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 11:53 AM, Swift Griggs <swiftgriggs at>

> On Mon, 23 May 2016, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> > Thanks for the pointer, but the closest match (not exact), was still $10
> > for one belt.
> I've seen folks make belts from heat-shrink tubing. Also, o-ring splicers
> can be used to create small belts, but it's an expensive solution just to
> get one belt. I'm not sure either one would create a belt precise enough
> to work with your drive, though. Where I've seen the latter techniques
> used is mostly on pully systems for homemade robots and other DIY
> machines.
> -Swift

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