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Thread: No Longer a Virgin

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    Super Member J Miller's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ArchaicArcane View Post
    Joe, my eyes must be shot. It looks on my monitor like there's a tensioner on the left side... no?

    Gorgeous cabinet though!
    Quote Originally Posted by makitmama
    I'm seeing a tensioner to the left too, and a slideplate for round bobbins.... unless it is age doing my eyes in.
    Nope, both your eyes are OK, mine are shot. You're right it's a Mdl 15. Look just above the needle bar and there's a spot from the wall behind the machine that looks like the tension on a 127 or a 66. I need a bigger monitor cos that light colored spot looked like a tensioner and the real tensioner blended in with the other part of the wall.

    That's my story and I'm stickin to it.

    I still like the cabinet.


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    Senior Member coloradosky's Avatar
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    Feb 2011
    Congratulations. Beautiful find. Enjoy!

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    Senior Member harrishs's Avatar
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    Council Bluffs, Iowa
    Oooooooooooo! So nice! What a machine to start you collection! (and believe me, you will want a collection now)Congratulations!

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    Joe if you hold down control and hit + as many times as you like you can make your pictures bigger - to shrink the screen back hold down control and then hit - (minus) as many times as you hit the +
    NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.
    good mothers let you lick the beaters - great mothers turn it off first

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    It happens to most of us at some point. Congrats on your awesome find.

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    Senior Member COYOTEMAGIC's Avatar
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    She's HOME!! She needs some shining up, a new belt, and the cabinet needs a good oiling.

    If I did this right, she was made in 1914

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    Missing the piece that covers the bobbin, to the left of the dogs.

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    Singer Manuf. label

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    Medallion on the back. It appears to be silver, but needs polishing.

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    Does anyone know where I can get decorative wooden cut outs like on the door. The wood is so dry they have broken and there are several pieces missing. It's got more feet than I know what to do with!! I'll have to take pictures of them later

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    Inside of the decorative door is a wooden box that locks, a shelf and another little box that set in it.

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    All the hardware seems to be intact and moving freely, just needs a belt.

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