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Thread: Attaching Dead Bar to Original Inspira Frame

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    Junior Member quiltnchik's Avatar
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    My husband is getting ready to purchase the conduit I need to install a dead bar on my frame; however, we're not sure of the best way to attach it. Has anyone done this? If so, how did you attach the conduit to the frame?

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    Can you tell me what a dead bar is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sadiemae
    Can you tell me what a dead bar is?
    It keeps the quilt against the bed of the machine when on the frame, so that you don't have to keep raising/lowering the take-up bar.

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    That is interesting. I didn't use one, so I guess am no help.

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    Interesting... Hope you don't mind if I keep an eye on this for the anwser. Have never heard of this, can see where it would be useful.

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    Actually, my DH is trying to figure it out, too. I'll bug him to get the parts tomorrow and test it out -- we'll let you know.

    He says he's thinking plastic plumbing stuff may work -- along with the conduit. That's as much as I know right now!

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    Once he gets the "kinks" worked out and the dead bar is on your machine, would you post a photo? I'd like to see it "in action" - sounds like a wonderful idea! Thanks!

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    This post on MQR forums may help you http://mqresource.com/forum/index.ph..._1#entry234516

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    Quote Originally Posted by bizybess
    This post on MQR forums may help you http://mqresource.com/forum/index.ph..._1#entry234516
    Thanks, but it won't let me in since I'm not a member.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quiltnchik
    Quote Originally Posted by bizybess
    This post on MQR forums may help you http://mqresource.com/forum/index.ph..._1#entry234516
    Thanks, but it won't let me in since I'm not a member.
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    Oh my, I know that I am really tired. I though the title was attaching a DEAD BEAR to a frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amandasgramma
    Quote Originally Posted by quiltnchik
    Quote Originally Posted by bizybess
    This post on MQR forums may help you http://mqresource.com/forum/index.ph..._1#entry234516
    Thanks, but it won't let me in since I'm not a member.
    They don't charge ---it's free
    It is free unless you want to see some of the videos. There is some great info on longarm quilting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sadiemae
    Quote Originally Posted by amandasgramma
    Quote Originally Posted by quiltnchik
    Quote Originally Posted by bizybess
    This post on MQR forums may help you http://mqresource.com/forum/index.ph..._1#entry234516
    Thanks, but it won't let me in since I'm not a member.
    They don't charge ---it's free
    It is free unless you want to see some of the videos. There is some great info on longarm quilting.
    True -- but I haven't paid and I was able to see the link that was posted.

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    I'm looking for info on attaching a dead bar to my frame and that mqresource.com site came back full. What's that all about. Does anyone have any new info on dead bars. Margie44

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    Here is a link on attaching one to a Hinterberg frame.

    http://www.finishingtouchesquiltings...structions.pdf
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