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01-25-2014 10:13 PM

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I used to buy my belt-sander belts at KLINGSPOR but the last time I checked their prices , I was shocked.
Where do you buy your belts?
Thank you.

-- Bert

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#1 posted 01-25-2014 10:40 PM

I just bought Mirka sanding belts on Amazon.
I bought the sanding disks of the same brand in the past and I was happy with them.

-- Bert

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#2 posted 01-25-2014 11:06 PM

Try Outstanding products and very very attractive prices. Very helpful, also.

-- Rustfever, Central California

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#3 posted 01-25-2014 11:15 PM

thank you rust fever ( why this nickname?)

-- Bert

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#4 posted 01-25-2014 11:27 PM

Ira should be ‘super nice finally retired guy’ for those who know him, but I think it’s related to restoring old cars.
I have also been using Klingspor, but have checked out supergrit. Have to look again. My 6×48 gets a lot of work.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#5 posted 01-25-2014 11:29 PM

+1 for Great Folks!

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#6 posted 01-25-2014 11:55 PM

ShopSmith’s new line of belts and 8 hole 5” disks at Lowe’s and their Gator disks and 3×26 belts. Craftsman belts are of poor quality and often break within the first 1/2 hour of use. I want to try Klingspore especiak

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#7 posted 01-26-2014 12:15 AM

I used Gator belt once, I did not like them

-- Bert

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#8 posted 01-26-2014 12:25 AM

I order my belts direct from the manufacturer, Keystone abrasives. All sizes from 3×21 up to 37×75. I use their wood pro abrasive primarily but have a coarse belt of their ceramic abrasive that still cuts like it was new a year later

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#9 posted 01-26-2014 12:29 AM

I get mine from Industrial Abrasives.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#10 posted 01-26-2014 12:52 AM

Thank you all

-- Bert

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#11 posted 01-26-2014 02:20 AM

I just bought two 6×48 belts at Sears for $8.50 each. That’s more than twice supergrits, but I don’t know how much they charge for shipping.

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#12 posted 01-26-2014 04:31 AM

+1 to Bondo’s recommendation. Service, Quality, Price.



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#13 posted 02-11-2014 03:10 PM

Something to keep in mind when it comes to buying sanding belts, they have a shelf life and will deteriorate over a given time so be sure to buy only what you can use in a short given period.

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#14 posted 02-11-2014 03:17 PM

Industrial Abrasives ..They are the best..Nice family owned business

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