I have been using the same belt since I got mine three years ago. Jeff and Thomas of TW say it is fine. It gets up to full rotation as fast as the day I got it so I can't see the need to replace it.
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Little off topic, and I have no idea if TW is using the same belt material as SME.
But when I owned my SME 20/2 I could always hear a improvement when I changed belts about every 18-24 months. Mostly in the PRaT/detail retrieval. I'd also use contact cleaner on the motor pulley and sub platter to remove some belt gunk.
As I said, not sure this translates into the same experience for the TW tables...
Do you prefer the BN battery power supply to the standard PS?
Me I am undecided - you are correct that it is quieter, slighter blacker background, bass is not deeper but seems a little better defined.
However, I find the pace, rhthym, timing and bloom is better on the old PS, overall bass weight is a little better, which adds to better musicality.
6 steps forward, then 5.5 steps back for me at the moment.