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  1. Thread: Macys

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    Can't help you either. I have an RH Macy's but it...

    Can't help you either. I have an RH Macy's but it is a old hand crank on its on stand. Sews great though.
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    This is a German machine not English. Very good...

    This is a German machine not English. Very good machine.
  3. Thread: Ideal makeover!

    by Glenn
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    Although the repaint looks nice but this machine...

    Although the repaint looks nice but this machine would clean up nice in its original dress.
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    Not all 66's of that time had spoked hand wheels....

    Not all 66's of that time had spoked hand wheels. Yours is electric and could have come with a solid handwheel. So your hand wheel could be correct.
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    Davis machines take a Davis long needle or Boye...

    Davis machines take a Davis long needle or Boye #10 You can find them on Ebay
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    I have a very similar machine in almost the same...

    I have a very similar machine in almost the same cabinet. Only my cabinet is ebony. My machine is a German machine made by Kaiser. Not sure if it is the same but looks almost the same.
  7. You can test to see what finish is on the black...

    You can test to see what finish is on the black 301. Find a spot that will not show and apply denatured alcohol with a Q-tip and let sit a minute if it becomes tacky it is shellac and if it remains...
  8. Jon may have the answer. I would align the side...

    Jon may have the answer. I would align the side with the long groove to the left and make sure the needle is set all the up in the clamp. All 128X1 are not the same length so if still skipping...
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    The coloring was most likely in the finish...

    The coloring was most likely in the finish itself. I would like to see a pic of the cabinet and what you are talking about. The coloring could be in the wood with just a clear finish of shellac to...
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    Yes this cabinet only needs a good cleaning and...

    Yes this cabinet only needs a good cleaning and waxing. For me refinishing would be out of the question.
  11. So sorry Steve, I know it hurts.

    So sorry Steve, I know it hurts.
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    Wonderful card Thanks and a very Merry Christmas...

    Wonderful card Thanks and a very Merry Christmas to you Janey and John.
  13. Thread: Who knows Ruby?

    by Glenn
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    A pic would be nice. Ruby is a badged New Home. ...

    A pic would be nice. Ruby is a badged New Home. She will be able to find lots of information on New Home. I have a Ruby and it is a great little machine.
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    I have been doing some looking and research and I...

    I have been doing some looking and research and I think it is a Weed. I am still doing research.
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    Well my research so for is a blank. I don't know...

    Well my research so for is a blank. I don't know what it is either. I hope someone can find what it is.
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    There is really nothing you can do to get rid of...

    There is really nothing you can do to get rid of the cracks in the Japaning. You can fill in the cracks with shellac to reduce the look of the cracks. If the japan is damaged not much you can do but...
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    The black is most likely aniline dye mixed with...

    The black is most likely aniline dye mixed with shellac to make a black paint(ebonized as we say). If you want to be correct in the finish test the black with alcohol and see if it becomes tacky if...
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    No Tammi you want the aniline ebony that is...

    No Tammi you want the aniline ebony that is alcohol soluble not water.
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    Tammi after seeing the pic I think the black is...

    Tammi after seeing the pic I think the black is painted. If it was stain the wood would be dark where it has chipped. You can just touch it up with black paint or sand lightly and paint the trim...
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    I would match the black as best you can and I...

    I would match the black as best you can and I would use an old based paint in semi-gloss. You can tape it off and spray or brush. Spray paint is the easiest and will not show brush marks.

    Oil...
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    The clear coat is shellac on the FW and 201 to...

    The clear coat is shellac on the FW and 201 to protect the decals even though they are painted. I use the french polish method because it puts more shellac over the decals. It is more work buts gives...
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    I have a manual for the Grover and Baker No 9....

    I have a manual for the Grover and Baker No 9. You should have a thread guide just above the tension on the back of the face about level with the take up lever. This is a small tube guide the the...
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    Here is a pic of the guide535841

    Here is a pic of the guide535841
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    Gb#9

    I will try again535842
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    New Improved Wilson sold by AG Mason

    I am looking for a manual for this machine. This one is made by White and has the typical white shuttle and bobbin with the center post in the shuttle. Anyone know where I can get one to download....
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