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    Nickylsf - Hilarious French decals. I know the French often don't know the difference between England and Scotland, but to get it wrong on a decal, oh dear! That machine is worth every penny for the joke value.

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    I just got my featherweight today (ebay). The light works and the motor runs to move the belt but the needle is not going up and down. It did not come with a manual. Can someone help me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pam H
    I just got my featherweight today (ebay). The light works and the motor runs to move the belt but the needle is not going up and down. It did not come with a manual. Can someone help me?
    Is the stop motion screw on the hand wheel tightened?

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    Some of my vintage sewing machines.

    Necchi Supernova Bu
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    Necchi Mira Bu
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    Necchi Mira BF
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    Singer 15-91, 1933
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    Singer 15-91, 1954
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    Singer 66 Red Eye, 1910
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    Singer 66, 1931
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    Singer 66, 1956
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    Singer 99, 1956
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    Singer 101, 1926
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    Singer 201-2, 1949
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    Singer 201-2, 1950
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    Singer 201-2, 1951
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    Singer 201-2, 1956
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    Featherweight 221, 1950
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    Featherweight 221, 1952
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    Featherweight, 1955
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    Featherweight 221-k, 1964
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    Singer 301a longbed, 1951
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    Singer 301a, 1955
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    Singer 401
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    Singer 404, 1959
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    Singer Rocketeer 500, 1961
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    Quote Originally Posted by Surfergirl
    Quote Originally Posted by Pam H
    I just got my featherweight today (ebay). The light works and the motor runs to move the belt but the needle is not going up and down. It did not come with a manual. Can someone help me?
    Is the stop motion screw on the hand wheel tightened?
    Hey, thanks, Surfergirl! That helped! I am able to sew now. It did end up with the thread getting caught up inside the machine. Guess I still need to figure some things out.
    Those are a few of your machines. Wow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Surfergirl
    Some of my vintage sewing machines
    Lovely looking machines especially the Necchis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Surfergirl
    Some of my vintage sewing machines.
    You have the Vintage Sewing Machine Addiction Disorder worse than I have :mrgreen: We could be the best of friends...haha! Your machines and cabinets are all beautiful!!

    Here is my "newest" sewing machine. It arrived in the mail, this week, from Billy (lostin51). It is an Atlas Precision Sewing Machine. I don't know much about it yet but I have been searching for more information about it.

    My 9 and 10 yr olds have been arguing for 2 days, now, about who is going to get it when I die :shock: :shock: :shock:

    Pink Atlas--not sure how old it is
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    The back side
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    So nice and shiny!
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    Quote Originally Posted by chris_quilts
    Quote Originally Posted by Surfergirl
    Some of my vintage sewing machines
    Lovely looking machines especially the Necchis.
    I love the Necchi machines. The Mira BU was missing the Wonder Wheel attachment and they are really hard to find.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cabbagepatchkid
    Quote Originally Posted by Surfergirl
    Some of my vintage sewing machines.
    You have the Vintage Sewing Machine Addiction Disorder worse than I have :mrgreen: We could be the best of friends...haha! Your machines and cabinets are all beautiful!!

    Here is my "newest" sewing machine. It arrived in the mail, this week, from Billy (lostin51). It is an Atlas Precision Sewing Machine. I don't know much about it yet but I have been searching for more information about it.

    My 9 and 10 yr olds have been arguing for 2 days, now, about who is going to get it when I die :shock: :shock: :shock:
    Yes, my husband and I both have the VSMAD really bad. We love these old machines and I not only collect them, I use them. The problem is I'm running out of room for them. I can't seem to be able to part with them and still look for more! Your Atlas machine looks good...I bet it sews really nice, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pam H
    Quote Originally Posted by Surfergirl
    Quote Originally Posted by Pam H
    I just got my featherweight today (ebay). The light works and the motor runs to move the belt but the needle is not going up and down. It did not come with a manual. Can someone help me?
    Is the stop motion screw on the hand wheel tightened?
    Hey, thanks, Surfergirl! That helped! I am able to sew now. It did end up with the thread getting caught up inside the machine. Guess I still need to figure some things out.
    Those are a few of your machines. Wow!
    You will love your little Featherweight. They're really easy to use and maintain. You just might end up like me and a lot of others and this could be the beginning of your collection of vintage machines. Mine began with the Necchi Supernova Bu.

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