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Yesterday, 12:04 PM
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Posted By JoeJr

Please take a look at post #503 over here for a...

Please take a look at post #503 over here for a fix I did on a take up arm
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06-11-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By JoeJr

And post pictures! Before, during, after or any...

And post pictures! Before, during, after or any combination thereof.
06-09-2021, 04:00 PM
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Views: 3,875
Posted By JoeJr

Hard to say without seeing it all in person, but...

Hard to say without seeing it all in person, but my guess is the wire into the original plug was ruined by someone pulling it out by the wire instead of the plug. And remember do not leave your...
06-09-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,875
Posted By JoeJr

Singer motors I have had with this configuration...

Singer motors I have had with this configuration use wire nuts to connect the wires in the housing under the motor, which makes replacement of wiring a whole lot easier. If you have a button type...
06-08-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By JoeJr

Welcome to the QuiltingBoard! What's the...

Welcome to the QuiltingBoard!

What's the number cast into the underside of the base, beneath where "Janome" is cast into the underside of the base? That may or may not be the model number, but...
06-08-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By JoeJr

Welcome to the QuiltingBoard! There are 5...

Welcome to the QuiltingBoard!

There are 5 plates you need to remove: 1. the round disc on the back top of the pillar, 2. the nose/face plate, 3. the needle plate, 4 the bobbin slide plate, 5. the...
06-06-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By JoeJr

My main concern would be the wiring. Is it a...

My main concern would be the wiring. Is it a 15-91 with the potted motor? Is the manual with it? Any acceasories?

also here's a recent thread that might help
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06-06-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By JoeJr

The picture does not seem to be very high...

The picture does not seem to be very high resolution, I can't really see any detail. But that won't stop me from guessing manufactured in Japan late 60s or early 70s (I'm basing this on the tension...
05-31-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By JoeJr

I think this might be a tough project. Assuming...

I think this might be a tough project. Assuming you could find the appropriate motor and bracket you could mount a motor on top of the table, and use either a belt or direct drive, or mount a motor...
05-31-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By JoeJr

I think the Red Eyes with good decals weren't...

I think the Red Eyes with good decals weren't used much! Of the 5 I picked up, 3 of them I can still see decent decals, the other 2 not so much. I put the first one with decent decals on the...
05-31-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By JoeJr

With 115 parts not being an issues, and if the...

With 115 parts not being an issues, and if the price is right, I would get it. It's a neat looking machine, and it appears you can make it a treadle powered machine if you'd like.
05-30-2021, 10:24 AM
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Views: 1,104
Posted By JoeJr

I am by no means an expert, having been working...

I am by no means an expert, having been working on machines for only a few years, and only an occasional sewer. That being said, you would have a lot of versatility in terms of attachments and power...
05-30-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By JoeJr

I know nothing about fiddle bases, the serial...

I know nothing about fiddle bases, the serial number is in the photo if that helps.
05-28-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By JoeJr

As a source of repair parts, the machine may have...

As a source of repair parts, the machine may have some use to someone, but as bkay says repairing your actual machine is not cost effective. I replaced gears on a T&S once, and one of them shredded...
05-27-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By JoeJr

It is a Brownell Sewing Machine Kit, which...

It is a Brownell Sewing Machine Kit, which included everything in the picture, never been used.
05-27-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By JoeJr

That looks fantastic! If you're taking in...

That looks fantastic! If you're taking in machines for cleaning, just let me know. https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/smile.png
05-27-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By JoeJr

Leon, pictures of the motor mount attached. Is...

Leon, pictures of the motor mount attached. Is this what you're thinking of? I think I need to look into 3D printing costs, I would have the bottom half different as far as attaching motors.
05-26-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By JoeJr

That is a really nice looking setup, and welcome...

That is a really nice looking setup, and welcome to the Board!
05-26-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By JoeJr

I think it will take months. Generally, I clean...

I think it will take months. Generally, I clean the machine as much as I can, test it, then make a base for it to sit in. In this situation I had actually been looking for some beat up 66s with the 9...
05-25-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By JoeJr

I have a friend who lives in the Milwaukee area,...

I have a friend who lives in the Milwaukee area, so I check things there. If I was going to spend that kind of money, I would lean in the direction of something like this
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05-25-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By JoeJr

The Famous buttonholer is a substantial piece of...

The Famous buttonholer is a substantial piece of machinery, it must weigh at least 2lbs. I'm no metal expert, but the main housing appears to have been machined from a block of metal. It's actually...
05-25-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 316,906
Posted By JoeJr

Not only do we like pictures, we like success...

Not only do we like pictures, we like success stories!! I'm glad you figured it out and were able to get it working properly.
05-24-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By JoeJr

I would keep looking. That's a whole lot of...

I would keep looking. That's a whole lot of money for a 15-91, at least based on what I've bought and sold in my area, around St Louis. The only way I would even consider it is if it has been...
05-24-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,934
Posted By JoeJr

A new batch just arrived

My sister in Minneapolis, who enables my affliction, picked up all these machines for me, along with all the extras, for a total of $60. How could I pass it up??

There's a violin (or is it...
05-19-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By JoeJr

Welcome to the Board! You have what is known...

Welcome to the Board!

You have what is known as a Vintage Japanese Badged Zig Zag Machine. Take a look through this post:
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