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2x72 Belts, Where To Find?

Discussion in 'Canadian Suppliers' started by Illuminaughty, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Illuminaughty

    Illuminaughty New Member

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    Looking for Canadian supplier for 2x72 belts. Trying to find cheapest possible price but also that carry good quality too.
     
  2. Ryan Ladurantaye

    Ryan Ladurantaye Active Member

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    Where do you live? That will affect availability.
     
  3. dancom

    dancom Dust Maker Best Shop Tool

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    I got two pack of VSM ceramic belts from Bi-Metal Industrial in Edmonton. I've ground (post heat treat) two knives and the first 60 grit still has some life in it. Super belts. Around $7 or $8 a piece in the pack of 12.
     
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  4. krash-bang

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    The ones I'm using now are from Mike Mossington in North Bay, very nice guy to deal with. They're Hermes belts, AO, I grind pre-HT so they work not too bad. I don't find they last that long though, but they're the first belts I got when I got my grinder so I don't have anything to compare to. I'm getting some ceramic belts from Rob and Marylin in Alberta, we'll see how those work out.
     
  5. FORGE

    FORGE Maker of the Year Best Knife

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    Nobody makes a better belt than VSM !
     
  6. dancom

    dancom Dust Maker Best Shop Tool

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    Thanks for the tip Cal!
     
  7. Kevin Cox

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    Same here I use VSM cerimac plus 880 in 60g 120g and there the best I've used .Bi-metal in Edmonton is a good place to deal with. Mine you I got a local guy to give me the same price as Bi- Metal.
    On the 220 gr I'll check the number today on what i have.I know it's KK5-- brain it stuck on the last two # lol
     
  8. Ryan Ladurantaye

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    For a local supplier in the GTA there is Woodchuckers in Scarborough. They have a small selection. A couple different grit gators and a few others.
     
  9. Kevin Cox

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    The other VSM one I use in 220 and 400 is kk511f
     
  10. Neil Watt

    Neil Watt New Member

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    I recently purchased some VSM ceramic belts and some Aluminum Oxide belts from CJD Industrial Supplies in Brampton On. They have a limited selection right now but can order anything from VSM if you buy min. quantity (6-10 belts). They also said if they get frequent orders they
    would be happy to stock a greater variety. Their prices are extremely reasonable ($7.02 for ceramic and $3.86 for Aluminum Oxide) and the service is excellent. Also, they're quite happy to ship anywhere in North America!
    You can contact them at 905-791-7372 or 877-791-7632 or at there website http://cjdsupplies.ca/.
    So far, I've found VSM's quality to be excellent.

    Neil
     
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  11. Kevin Cox

    Kevin Cox KC knives

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    That is good prices on them belts . Thanks
     
  12. james Cuff

    james Cuff New Member

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    It looks like Quest Industrial products here in Calgary has VSM belts, they are currently out of stock but I've asked them to order me in some 60,120, and 220 grit. I will let you know how the transaction goes.

    Here is their website for anyone around Calgary that might be interested http://www.questindustrialproducts.com/index.html
     
  13. Griff

    Griff Member

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    Thanks Ryan, good lead!

    Cheers!
     
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    dancom Dust Maker Best Shop Tool

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