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    Yes the Standard is a well made machine. Smooth...

    Yes the Standard is a well made machine. Smooth and quite. I got one recently with all the attachments including the spider for a chain stitch. I would keep this one in a heart beat.
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    It takes a 15X1 that you can get any where.

    It takes a 15X1 that you can get any where.
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    It looks like the old style 15 or For the...

    It looks like the old style 15 or For the Standard rotary. I will check mine later on in the day.
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    Yes my wife and I bought this ironing board by...

    Yes my wife and I bought this ironing board by Mary Proctor wshen we were first married. This is the board we use today and would not give it up for anything. That was in 1966.
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    Source for old Standard rotary bobbins

    Any one know a source for bobbins for an old Standard rotary machine.??
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    I have two and looking for a few more. This old...

    I have two and looking for a few more. This old standard can drop the feed dog and free motions well for a treadle. Two Bobbins are not enough. I was lucky this one came withe manual, full set of...
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    I have the one on the left.

    I have the one on the left.
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    Problem solved. The old style 15 and the new with...

    Problem solved. The old style 15 and the new with the holes on both sides work just fine. The "L" does not work, they are two big around. My old "L" did not work either. The 66 bobbins also work...
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    Hi, I am making the nephew a reproduction civil...

    Hi, I am making the nephew a reproduction civil war cot quilt for Chrstmas with the Standard treadle now that I have enough bobbins to quilt the thing.
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    Singer part are not interchangeable. It will take...

    Singer part are not interchangeable. It will take a 15X1 needle you can get anywhere. This is a very good machine. You may have trouble finding the slide plates.
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    People with these old machines think that they...

    People with these old machines think that they will sell at higher prices during the holiday season for sentimental reasons and as a gift will bring more money. They are thinking the unusual gift for...
  12. You will love sewing with this machine. I have...

    You will love sewing with this machine. I have one and love it. Very much like a Singer 12 only the engineering is better.
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    Joe, The blond cabinet has been pickled. You will...

    Joe, The blond cabinet has been pickled. You will have to strip it to bare wood with a chemical stripper and a strong one at that. If you lucky all the white stain in the grain will be removed. This...
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    Happy Thanksgiving from Huntsville, Alabama...

    Happy Thanksgiving from Huntsville, Alabama (Rocket City, USA)
    Skip, to full of turkey to write much today....
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    Yes you can spot shellac. First start out with a...

    Yes you can spot shellac. First start out with a little shellac with a drop or two of linseed oil and french polish the area. Keep doing this many times until the area is level with the rest then...
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    You can but not required the new shellac will...

    You can but not required the new shellac will melt into the old. If you do sand keep it on the edges only are you will end up with a larger area to repair.
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    Bruce cabinet and machine I cleaned up

    The cabinet was cleaned and then french polished then waxed with Bri wax and very fine steel wool. the bad areas were spot shellaced then went over the entire cabinet with french polish and waxed....
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    Linda, I use both the flakes and canned shellac....

    Linda, I use both the flakes and canned shellac. It is perfectly fine to use the shellac in qt cans you get at Lowes or Home Depot. It is about $13 a can here but will last you thru several cabinets....
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    So glad to be a part of this nice quilt. It was...

    So glad to be a part of this nice quilt. It was my pleasure to add blocks. I am so happy you enjoy the quilt and I like the little friend in ayour arms.
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    Really nice CD

    Really nice CD
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    Gloria Hand Crank

    Add infoI have this machine to in a Hand Crank and it is a great sewer much like the Singer 28. I did get some attachments with mine but no manual. Would you be so kind to scan the manual? I would...
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    Thanks KenmoreRulesAll. I know these old manuals...

    Thanks KenmoreRulesAll. I know these old manuals can be a bugger to scan. Thank you again. Yes I was lucky to find one with the original HC. Take you time on the manual no hurry. I will PM you with...
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    I think Juanita you sewed on this one.

    I think Juanita you sewed on this one.
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    I agree with Steve the F&R's are great stitchers....

    I agree with Steve the F&R's are great stitchers. I use my HC for all sorts of sewing. It is never fussy about thread or tension.
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    That is a wonderful box Miriam and it has lots of...

    That is a wonderful box Miriam and it has lots of possibilities. I am sure you will find a good use for it. It looks like one of those boxes made for a chainstitcher like a Wilcox and Gibbs.
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