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Forum topic by Fejeran posted 09-30-2011 10:55 AM 1660 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Fejeran

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09-30-2011 10:55 AM

Topic tags/keywords: grizzly g1066 drum sander conveyor belt question

Hey guys so I got an older grizzly g1066 24” drum sander this past week. Its not in bad shape but needs a good cleaning and re-aligning. There are a couple things I that are probably going to have to be replaced eventually…the conveyor belt being the main one, it is an older model and I know the new models come with a rubber one. The clips that hold the sandpaper on (which from what I’ve already read on here I think I may mod it in one of the ways described by others) also need replacing. Oh and the v-belts are pretty worn. Anyway for anyone who has one or looked into it you grizzly charges a pretty penny for a replacement conveyor belt. So seeing if anyone has any ideas of another choice, maybe an aftermarfet or something? Thanks for any help!


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#1 posted 10-01-2011 04:40 AM

None of the generic conveyer belts are cheap and I had a LOT of trouble getting mine to track properly until I replaced the drive belt with the better quality one. Spend the few extra dollars as they last a LONG time and the tracking frustration isn’t worth the few bucks saved.

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#2 posted 10-07-2011 07:57 AM

thanks I think i can get some more use out of it but will eventually need to replace.

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