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Thread: Would you?

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    Super Member ginnie6's Avatar
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    there's a Singer 401 on craigslist calling my name....its $20! Comes with a nice looking cabinet too. I really really done need it...don't know where I'd put it......I have a 503.......poor machine. I guess I should at least call and see if it works. The 503 free motions beautifully.........

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    Check it out! Go on Ebay and she how much they are selling for and then go on Singer.com and see what it does. I just got a 99K with the case, great condition, no scratches for free because it was to heavy. I did the research and it will even sew leather. I cleaned and oiled her and she purrs like a kitten.

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    $20- you betcha!

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    In a second! :)

    The 503 and 401 can share a cabinet and you can switch back and forth between them after you get the 401 cleaned up and running smoothly. Need space? You could get rid of a love seat and have a great space for a sewing cabinet. ;)

    IMHO, you really need a 15-90 or 91, too. And possibly a treadle machine. :mrgreen:

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    Quote Originally Posted by thepolyparrot
    In a second! :)

    The 503 and 401 can share a cabinet and you can switch back and forth between them after you get the 401 cleaned up and running smoothly. Need space? You could get rid of a love seat and have a great space for a sewing cabinet. ;)

    IMHO, you really need a 15-90 or 91, too. And possibly a treadle machine. :mrgreen:
    lol! HAVE the treadle...a 127 and a 15 clone that is a handcrank! I really want a 201 .......

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    If it works and for 20.000 it would already be at my house :lol:

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    For $20, run and get it. I have two 301s I love machines from that time frame. DH is doing adding paper strip paper piecing on the 301 right now. He'll come and sit withj me when I am quilting and pick up that project. So cute!I love the company.

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    well I go look at it tomorrow night! The cabinet alone is well worth the price as its solid wood! He's not sure the machine works but unless the motor is shot I can fix it ( I think!) so now to arrange to keep a vehicle tomorrow night!

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    For $20.00, no second thoughts. It would be in my house by now!!!

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    RUN!RUN!RUN!

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