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I did it all by myself. Old Singer is up & running!

I did it all by myself. Old Singer is up & running!

Old 08-20-2010, 10:05 AM
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Yea :thumbup: :lol: My new sewing machine motor and foot pedal arrived a couple hours ago. So I set to work on my mother's old sewing machine, got it working and actually sewed a sample on it! I even re-wired a new plug for the light! For those of you following the "old Singer" thread my machine was made in 1936 and I learned to sew on it. My mother used to close up the cabinet with the cord still attached to the machine, caused a short in the wire and thus burned out the copper windings in the motor. As far as I am concerned it was well worth the nearly $100 it cost me. I am in heaven. Now to get to work on a freebie very similar to this one I picked up on the side of the road a few years ago.
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Old 08-20-2010, 11:03 AM
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awesome, have fun sewing on the old singer!

do you have pictures of your mom sewing on it?
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Old 08-20-2010, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by craftybear
awesome, have fun sewing on the old singer!

do you have pictures of your mom sewing on it?
Only in my mind.
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Old 08-20-2010, 11:45 AM
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Good job! Love those old machines.
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Old 08-20-2010, 06:34 PM
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I'm so glad you got it working. A wonderful old machine with great memories.
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Old 08-20-2010, 07:25 PM
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I love old singer machines.. yep, they are worth it!
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Old 08-20-2010, 07:41 PM
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Congratulations! I will keep you in mind if my machine doesn't work - your hired!

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Old 08-21-2010, 11:02 AM
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Yeah, Congratulations. I will be trying some work on one soon to see if it runs instead of throwing sparks....

I look forward to see what you make on it!
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Congratulations on your success! Don't ya just LOVE IT!!!!
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