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GT2 2mm belts sold in the Parts Store

Discussion in 'General Talk' started by Quadcells, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. Quadcells

    Quadcells New

    Oct 7, 2017
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    I have sent an email asking what is the brand of the GT2 2mm belts Openbuilds sells. But no one has gotten back to me yet. It has been a week.
    Does anyone know what brand they are.
  2. Rick 2.0

    Rick 2.0 OpenBuilds Team
    Staff Member Moderator Builder Resident Builder

    Dec 20, 2013
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    Why they're OpenBuilds Brand of course! :thumbsup:

    While that may seem like a flippant answer that's the reality of brand names. And to understand this you need look no farther than Craftsman Tools, a well respected brand that never manufactured a single tool. They merely spec'd what they wanted including tolerances and quality level and let an unnamed manufacturer do the rest. As I'm not an insider with the company I honestly have no idea where they get them, but I do know they are a custom manufactured item based on their width not being a standard size. They're probably not Gates but in the 4+ years they've been selling them I don't recall anyone noting any quality or durability issues with them.
    GrayUK likes this.

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