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Thread: Vintage Sewing Machine Shop Machine Photos

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    thanks to the Wonderful TOGA party hosted by Mizkaki, I am now up by two machines. One is a gift so I will not post photos until after it is given.. the other is a Necchi BC.

    It was VERY VERY stiff, but some dissasembly, LOTS of Oil then Triflow, and about an hour of coaxing and viola! a sewing Necchi at a SILLY price. (More $$$ in Gas to get to Sac than i paid for BOTH machines...)

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    Also, Mizkaki.... I am SERIOUSLY wavering on the Handcrank... Seriously... No, really i'm wavering, I know.... sigh.

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    I'll save it for you. GGG



    Quote Originally Posted by SteveH View Post
    Also, Mizkaki.... I am SERIOUSLY wavering on the Handcrank... Seriously... No, really i'm wavering, I know.... sigh.
    Cathy

    "Most sewing machine problems are due to the carbon based unit in the chair in front of the machine"

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    Wow that Willcox & Gibbs is one heck of a find! I am envious!!!

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    Oh I would be restoring the Howe machine in a heartbeat! If I had seen that I would so have been in a bidding war with you!!!

    I'm paying for my latest 2 machines though so I need to hold off. I got a Singer 24 chain stitch treadle and a Singer 29.

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    Here is the machine I gave to my daughter. She loved it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jennb View Post
    Oh I would be restoring the Howe machine in a heartbeat! If I had seen that I would so have been in a bidding war with you!!!
    LOL, only up to $84. my limit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveH View Post
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    Here is the machine I gave to my daughter. She loved it.
    Great looking 15 and Necchi! But, I am drooling over the Howe!

    Nancy
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    yeah, it's bad when you think "Christmas is cool and all, but I cannot wait until my "new" machine gets here..."

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    Ok. Here are my machines. Don't mind the mess. It was Christmas Eve, lots going on. The Ugly Duckling... I put a lot of time into it getting it working. I'm looking for a hand crank machine for my daughter. IThe 306w takes standard needles, someone must have modified it.
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    The White Dressmaster Rotary; working very well and it is like new.
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    And the Berlin Beast (Aka Ulf). Very sensitive to tension adjustments. I really have to be patient dialing it in after changing to a different thread. It's set up for V69 thread and there it is going to stay. But once dialed in, it cooks right along.
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    White Rotary in slow mode:
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