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Old 04-06-2019, 02:50 PM
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Hello, my name is Kat, and I am new here. I have been collecting machines for years, but always took them in for servicing. I am now starting to do my own servicing which lead me here. I have 12 vintage machines, 2 Industrial machines, and 1 Chinese patcher. (Think singer 29K, but rattier ) I started restoring a few but had to put on the brakes because I was clearly mucking things up, so I decided to come here and learn a thing or two from you great people. This last week I have been doing nothing but reading the boards, and it has helped me tremendously.

Thanks for having me.
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Old 04-06-2019, 03:43 PM
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Welcome aboard! I spent a number of years refurbishing vintage machines for a charity and used them myself as well. Just this past fall a friend gave me a lovely modern machine -- have to admit I love the self threader!

This is a fun place full of nice people who take the time to answer questions and share their knowledge. Hope you enjoy your time here and with the machines.
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Old 04-06-2019, 04:40 PM
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Welcome from Ontario, Canada.
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Old 04-06-2019, 05:13 PM
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Welcome from Texas! There are a lot of people here who know a lot about machines & how to fix/refurbish them. You will find a wealth of info here.
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Old 04-06-2019, 05:17 PM
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Old 04-06-2019, 06:22 PM
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Hi and welcome from North Carolina! Do you quilt on those machines too? Or, do you enjoy collecting and working on them?
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Old 04-07-2019, 03:47 AM
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Old 04-07-2019, 10:24 AM
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Welcome from Newnan, Ga. Just about 30 miles south .
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Old 04-08-2019, 06:37 AM
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Welcome from a fellow collector in South Dakota. Both my adult kids live in the Atlanta metro area, so I've gotten quite a few machines from that location.

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