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So, does anyone actually know the NAME of that part?
One day, you'll only be a memory for some people. Do your best to be a good one.
Thingy...I use that technical term all the time.
Curator of an 1889 Singer model 27 Fiddlebase Treadle, a 1951 Singer Centennial Featherweight, a 1956 Singer 401A, and a 1982 Bernina 830 Record.
sigh... My youngest (19) year old looked over my shoulder last night as I was reading this to see what I was grinning about, and said "See Dad, you CAN be taught!" sigh... thanks folks... hehe