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10-13-2016, 05:04 AM
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Posted By soman2

Does it look anything like this machine?? ...

Does it look anything like this machine??

Soman2
06-03-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,640
Posted By soman2

201 table

Hello all,

I just completed a sewing table allowing me to use several vintage Singers in my collection. :thumbup: It was mainly built for the 201, but others will also work with the appropriate...
05-03-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,225
Posted By soman2

Well done!! And well worth all the...

Well done!! And well worth all the work!!:thumbup:

Soman2

The other Rodney
03-12-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By soman2

no motor-no problem winding a 1940 128 bobbin.

Hello all,

High high's the water Mom is the current question with record breaking rain/flooding in Louisiana. Totally unbelievable :shock:, but, to the subject at hand. I was working on my 128...
03-03-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,714
Posted By soman2

Janey, I was able to find the wick at...

Janey,

I was able to find the wick at McMaster-Carr in Atlanta. It's 3/16" round felt P/N8767K22 and minimum purchase is 5' @ $1.07 per ft. + shipping. PM me and I can add additional info.
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02-29-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,714
Posted By soman2

The pictures

Sorry, here they are.
02-29-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,714
Posted By soman2

Are these pictures what you were asking...

Are these pictures what you were asking for??:confused:

Rodney
02-29-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,714
Posted By soman2

This was made from scraps and usually I would put...

This was made from scraps and usually I would put a small compartment on the right side to hold miscellaneous items, but, since the sides were a few inches shorter, I left that little opening and...
02-29-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,714
Posted By soman2

The motor is attached to the machine and is...

The motor is attached to the machine and is gear(direct drive)driven, no belts. Its the blob on the upper right in the photo.

Soman2
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02-29-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,714
Posted By soman2

Scrappy vintage portable case & extension table

Hello all,

The 201-2 rebuild has been completed:) and I needed a case to house it in. The 201 was gifted to me by a friend. His aunt purchased it in in 1938 and used it till her passing about 25...
02-08-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,425
Posted By soman2

I picked up one about a year ago. It was in...

I picked up one about a year ago. It was in great shape and worked on day one. On day 6, it quit:thumbdown: and figuring I had nothing to loose, I opened it up. The Merritt was made around 1980...
02-07-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,216
Posted By soman2

Thanks for the pics:thumbup:. The washer looks...

Thanks for the pics:thumbup:. The washer looks to be about .010 thick. Mine is about .032. The flat on the shaft allowed me to use a little thicker shim. When I tightened up the first of the 2...
02-06-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,216
Posted By soman2

I used fiberflex gasket material and a gasket...

I used fiberflex gasket material and a gasket maker kit to punch out the washers. You could go to an automotive supply house and purchase a small sheet of fiber gasket material. The thickness is...
02-03-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,216
Posted By soman2

201-2 motor question revisited

Hello all,

Well I finished the 201-2 refurb and it's up and running. While not a perfect job, it's a far cry better than when I first received it. The issue with the missing fiber washer was...
02-02-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By soman2

Post Elusive fiber washer

Thanks for the responses, but, its not there.:( Look at the pic of housing screws. Someone had previously taken this machine down and a nickel to a doughnut, lost that washer. :thumbdown: All the...
02-01-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By soman2

201-2 motor question

Hello all,

I am in the process of restoring a 1938 201-2 in original #65 cabinet. Because the motor needs rewiring and all is going well. There is a fiber washer on the armature shaft, or should...
01-29-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,015
Posted By soman2

BTW, here is a pic of the civil war portable...

BTW, here is a pic of the civil war portable machine. Lee has stated that many people like it and a few wanted to buy it.:cool:

Soman2
01-29-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,015
Posted By soman2

Great find. As for the import hand crank, they,...

Great find. As for the import hand crank, they, for the price are pretty good. I was commissioned to create a civil war era portable hand crank unit for field re-enactments use. The lady did a...
01-26-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,692
Posted By soman2

It's strange that a friend called the other day...

It's strange that a friend called the other day and said he had something for me. I met with him and he gave me his grandmothers sewing machine. His mom is in her 80's and has not sewn in the past...
Forum: Pictures
12-25-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By soman2

Quilts for the office girls

Hello all,

Hope everyone had a great Christmas. The girls received their lap quilts Thursday and to say they were delighted is an understatement.:shock: I had to let them pick numbers so that...
Forum: Pictures
12-24-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,770
Posted By soman2

Rocketeer and the quilts.

Hello to all,

Well 2015 is coming to a close and I just put the finishing touch on 6 lap quilts that I started back in late August. The 2 being pictured here are for my granddaughter and her best...
12-13-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,107
Posted By soman2

It can be purchased online and some industrial...

It can be purchased online and some industrial suppliers also carry it. Check out KanoLaboratories.com or call them at 615-833-4104. PM me if you have any problems for additional solutions.
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12-11-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,107
Posted By soman2

I think most machines come with 2 screwdrivers. ...

I think most machines come with 2 screwdrivers. One small one and one a little larger. The small one I use for adjusting bobbin tension and also on some of the recessed set screws on the upper...
11-16-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By soman2

I was told an early 80's model Rodney

I was told an early 80's model

Rodney
11-16-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By soman2

It is a 6215C- sorry, but I did a lot of solvent...

It is a 6215C- sorry, but I did a lot of solvent welding(cpvc) in an enclosed area yesterday and my mind is not up to 100%:D Thanks for the comeback!

Rodney
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