Switched to using vibration-free belts

I've been sprucing up my somewhat neglected machines. A new motor and pulley for the bandsaw made the old v belt unusable. I stumbled across the green vibration free belt on a trip to HF. They seemed pricey at $25 each. I read some posts about it in this group and everyone seemed to be pleased with them.
Back I go with my 20% coupon. One was just a little too short, so I got two and did the bandsaw and the drill press.
I took the time to clean and tune the saw, so I don't know exactly how much is attributable to the new belt, but the saw is running like a champ.
I have an old belt driven Delta TS from the 40's. That's next.
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I changed to one couple years ago on a Jet contractor saw. Really made a difference in vibration and noise. WW
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On Sun, 20 Mar 2011 18:00:22 -0700 (PDT), kimosabe

I've got a 1983 vintage Craftsman TS. It wouldn't pass the nickel test with the nickel laying flat.
After some tedious tuning and the belt/pulley replacement (WoodCraft?), it passes with the nickel on edge.
-Zz
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