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Tin Lizzie Owners - Help, Please!!

Old 09-12-2010, 11:13 AM
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While quilting yesterday, I ran over a pin, broke the needle. (Of course, I was half way through the quilt when it happpened!) I replaced it but now I need to adjust the timing. Have you ever done that? Is it easy to do, or should I just give up, wait until tomorrow and call the repairman? Any hints would be greatly appreciated!! Thanks in advance.
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Old 09-12-2010, 11:22 AM
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I am new to Lizzie ownership and do not have a clue about what to do. I will be watching for the answer though.
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Old 09-12-2010, 12:46 PM
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We have broken needles before but it didn't affect the timing. We just turn everything off, let it set awhile and bring it back on line and generally its OK.
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Old 09-12-2010, 03:54 PM
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i had to have dealer out to work on timing but machine is still under war.
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Old 09-12-2010, 03:58 PM
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There is a youtube video on the timing I think. I hear it is not that difficult. I think I could do it but so far I have not had to do that. I have had my Lizzie about a yr. now. Why not join the group on line? I have made lots of notes but nothing about the timing. But they have files saved and lots of sharing going on there. Tin Lizzie is also on Facebook.
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Old 09-12-2010, 04:37 PM
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I'd call the dealer and let them talk you through it. I've never had to call but that's what I would do. The Tin Lizzie Facebook sounds interesting, I'll have to check it out.
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Old 09-13-2010, 04:22 AM
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do you have your manuls it should show you in there i have a apqs an it shows me but i have never had to time it
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