Help: Looking for IBM timing belt replacement.

From: Computer Collector Newsletter <>
Date: Thu Dec 23 18:33:32 2004

I could use a timing belt for a '68 Chevy...


--- John Lawson <> wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Dec 2004, Joe R. wrote:
> > I doubt McMaster Carr will be of any help. You have to have an account
> > with them AND a tax number before they'll sell to you. And that's even if
> > you walk into one of their locations. I doubt they'd even talk to you if
> Um, that's just the opposite of my own experience - I buy from them all
> the time - just got a roll of magnet wire in to re-build a motor - gave
> 'em my credit-card and shipping address and it showed up the next day.
> Ditto with the cool little Whitney-Roper hand metal-punch kit. Ditto with
> the timer for my little pressure-washer.
> You sure you aren't thinking Grainger? Those boys can be obtuse when
> they want to. But I've never had a bit of the trouble you relate, with
> McMaster, for many years now. Strange...
> Stock Drive Components is a great outfit, and have a lot of the more
> obscure stuff that is sometimes needed in restoring Old Gear.
> Cheers
> John

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