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Old 10-05-2019, 12:40 PM
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Is there a secret to replacing the needle. Just bought this machine. Can't undo the needle screw or face plate screws. I think they are welded shut. If the price is to good to be true there's a reason. LOL.
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Old 10-05-2019, 12:42 PM
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You could try a little sewing machine oil on the plate screws. Longer screwdriver for the needle screw. And don’t forget - lefty losses righty tighty!!
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Old 10-05-2019, 01:09 PM
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I had one for several and the first time I took the screws out they were tight. I finally used a dime and was able to get them to loosen. It is a good little sewing machine. I broke the needle threader and gave it to a gal who has better vision. It is still going strong.
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Old 10-05-2019, 02:41 PM
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Well the oil on the needle clamp worked. I was able to change the needle. No luck with the face plate. I already tried a dime as a screw driver. The most reason I bought it was the reviews said it was a quite machine. Without my hearing aids in it is loud. Don't think I will be taking it to class anytime soon.
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Old 10-05-2019, 03:00 PM
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Try a nickel to open the plate. Thatís what we use in class. There is also a small tool that has a screw driver end on it made for theses machines.
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Old 10-05-2019, 03:50 PM
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Will try a nickle. The tool that came with it is useless. Tried a small chubby screwdriver that didn't work. I'm letting sewing machine oil just sit on the screws, next is WD40. Then it will fall apart. LOL.
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Old 10-06-2019, 04:09 AM
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I had the same problem, I think the guys who put these things together use power tools. I took my machine to my neighbor and he got the screws undone for me. I never tighten them real tight and I've always been able to get them off after that first time.
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Old 10-06-2019, 06:46 AM
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If you have the angle screwdriver you can add an extension handle to it. A piece of metal tubing or something rigid that will fit the end of the tool. If using the chubby one then use a pair of channel locks to turn it.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:47 AM
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Will give this a try after breakfast.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:52 AM
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I think they did use super tools. I know my son can help me but his best friend just had a heart attack (50), so his friend is staying at my sons house for now. That poor guy had a stroke 6 months ago. My machine woes take a back seat at this time.
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