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I have an old Craftsman drill press I need a belt for. Model 113.24630. The part number doesn't have enough numbers for the new parts site. I'd there a source for these? Should I just measure the belt length and width?
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My old Craftsman uses a link belt.
 

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My V-belt is 3/16" wide and about 38.9" long.
Do they make link belts this width? Where do you get them?
 

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When I searched based on the model number I got this:
**NEW** Replacement Rubber Belt 1978 16 ARGO Drill Press w/ 45 inch 3/16 top width V-Belt V Belt Drill Press
I'm pretty sure my belt is 38.9" and not 45. The description started it fits my model.
 

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Take your belt to any auto parts store. They should have one that will fit.
 

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I've slowly been replacing my drive belts with link belts. Just pick your width and install. In a year, take a link out to adjust for break-in. Done. They run great.

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Haven’t heard of a 3/16” link belt ,
 

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I've slowly been replacing my drive belts with link belts. Just pick your width and install. In a year, take a link out to adjust for break-in. Done. They run great.
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I've been doing so also, on an "as needed" basis. My drill presses havent been changed yet, the pulleys are easily accessable for existing spare belts. I love the link belts where I have them, such as the Craftsman lathe (101.27440) and Atlas milling machine internal belt. Anything to avoid pulling the shaft... ...
 

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I remeasured my belt. It is 45" long. I calculated wrong. My local auto parts store can order me one.
 
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