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Thread: Goodwill Rescue

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    Super Member Caroline S's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by GheckoAZ View Post
    Thank you. I did check out the drive wheel like you suggested and there is a grove on the motor pulley where it has been resting on the disc wheel. Now I need to find somewhere to take it for repairs.
    Save yourself some $$. You can replace the drive wheel yourself. It is held onto the shaft with one set screw. Easy to remove. You will have to measure it to get the right one. The replacements are still available. You can do an Internet search for them. Also check Sew-Classic. I think I saw them there and the cost was under $5.

    A hint for you. Keep something between the motor and drive wheel when it is being stored. That prevents the flat spot on the rubber wheel. I use a folded piece of batting or bubble wrap. If you need to see what I mean I can post a picture of mine.
    Last edited by Caroline S; 10-19-2012 at 08:21 PM.
    Sweet Caroline

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    We have no Goodwill store out here in the boonies.
    Stephanie in Mena

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    Oh, it is so pretty! I hope the wiring is good for you!

    and MimiBug, tell your dh to hush! We have six of us in a 1200 sq ft house! ugh!!! my sewing stuff is in the kitchen, squeezed between water heater, freezer, and fridge #2!! it is not pretty . . . .

    lol

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    I have one of these. Got her at a yard sale for 10.00. She's in a desk type cabinet and came with all attachments, bobbins etc. Just made a mini Christmas tree skirt on her. She runs like a top and stitches are great.

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