ZX Printer Belts - Available Now (sort of)

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ZX Printer Belts - Available Now (sort of)

Post by RWAP » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:04 am

I see that Ian Gledhill (Mutant Caterpillar) now has some ZX Printer belts and is offering a refurbished ZX Printer, complete with new belt on SellMyRetro:

https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/detai ... ntee-28465

Ian had invested quite a bit of time and money in getting new ZX Printer belts when Djordje announced his kickstarter to try and get some made in China; so these are an independent replacement.

Because Ian does not see how he could compete with Djordje's planned prices for just the belt, he is offering both refurbished ZX Printers, and a refurbishment service for those who want a new belt and full servicing of their ZX Printer.

At least this is good progress. :D

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Re: ZX Printer Belts - Available Now (sort of)

Post by 1024MAK » Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:24 pm

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I do like the comment on this photo :lol:

Well done Ian :D

Having taken a ZX Printer apart (one that was already faulty), I seem to remember it looked rather tricky to put together again (not that I tried mind).

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Re: ZX Printer Belts - Available Now (sort of)

Post by Moggy » Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:53 pm

Kudos to Ian for keeping the old flash bangs going and an even bigger tip of the hat for offering a years warranty on something that never lasted that long without giving up the ghost back then.(tongue firmly in cheek and all that :lol: )

@Mark.

Yeah I have seven of the buggers all in bits,they are a nightmare to reassemble trust me. :lol:

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Re: ZX Printer Belts - Available Now (sort of)

Post by balford » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:10 pm

This is a most welcome development, and always good to have multiple sources on replacement parts.

I foresee a run on the old silver bogroll though :D

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Re: ZX Printer Belts - Available Now (sort of)

Post by mrtinb » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:37 pm

I can't seem to find Djordje's kickstarter for ZX Printer belts.
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Re: ZX Printer Belts - Available Now (sort of)

Post by RWAP » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:49 pm

mrtinb wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:37 pm
I can't seem to find Djordje's kickstarter for ZX Printer belts.
He ran it through the facebook group - not a kickstarter platform.

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Post by mrtinb » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:08 pm

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Re: ZX Printer Belts - Available Now (sort of)

Post by Moggy » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:46 pm

balford wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:10 pm
This is a most welcome development, and always good to have multiple sources on replacement parts.

I foresee a run on the old silver bogroll though :D

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Of which I have forty unused rolls in a box under the bed,yeah really reliable those old sparkers, I loved the smell of ozone in the morning thank God for Alphacom,two of them thirty years on still going strong and a ready supply of paper. :lol:

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