So my new Commander is up and running, mostly. After an overnight sit doused with oil, this morning everything moves freely. The bobbin winder is sort of an issue though.
When you push the lever down, like when you're winding a bobbin, the bobbin tire moves, but doesn't actually go anywhere. When you push up on the release, that part pops up, but the tire actually moves *down* a little bit. In no case does the tire actually touch the hand wheel though.
There is a thumb screw at the top of the mechanism that moves the tire closer to/further away from the handwheel, so I can make the tire make contact with the hand wheel. The lever still doesn't work to move the tire though, no matter where the tire is.
A couple of questions: Is there something other than the thumb screw that I should try first? Is there something really obvious I'm missing? Does the winder mechanism come off? I suspect that part of it is a need for cleaning, but can't get under the hand wheel cover to do it.
Any advice on this would be appreciated!