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06-16-2021, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Labrat

Thank you! I need to get to the point where I...

Thank you! I need to get to the point where I know what I need, not just the cosmetic stuff I can see!
06-16-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Labrat

Thank you!

Thank you!
06-15-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 125,193
Posted By Labrat

It is abrasive, that's how it works.

It is abrasive, that's how it works.
06-10-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Labrat

Parts supplier recommendations, please

Hello everyone! I.....ahem.....acquired a white rotary model 77 in an original cabinet, what a beast that is! It's going to be a very interesting project to reassemble. Right now, I'd like to ask...
06-09-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By Labrat

Picked up a proper size plug today but I'm...

Picked up a proper size plug today but I'm waiting on the shrink wrap I ordered before replacing it. I want to cover the cut in the insulation with shrink wrap before putting the plug on.
06-09-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 125,193
Posted By Labrat

Sounds good and I have all those things! Thanks!

Sounds good and I have all those things! Thanks!
06-09-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 125,193
Posted By Labrat

Do you think it's alright to take the hand wheel...

Do you think it's alright to take the hand wheel off and let it soak in a cleaner? I took it off and let it soak in SMO but it really made no different. That knuckling really hold on to stuff. ...
06-09-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By Labrat

Thank you, it does appear that the cord is...

Thank you, it does appear that the cord is heavier than a lamp cord, I can take it off and get one with screw on terminals at the hardware store. It looks like the wire is the original coming out of...
06-09-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By Labrat

I took off the sketchy patch and it's not a...

I took off the sketchy patch and it's not a break, just a cut in the insulation. I think I'll just clean it up for now.
06-08-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 125,193
Posted By Labrat

Handwheel

Handwheel pic I hope
06-08-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By Labrat

Pics of wiring of singer 99

Pics of the motor, the plug and a sketchy repair. I'm not sure I could do it myself. The wire itself is in good condition or broken or anything. I could repair, solder that sketchy repair and put...
06-08-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By Labrat

Thank you but I have no idea how to post a pic. ...

Thank you but I have no idea how to post a pic.

The motor is bolted to the machine but the only electrical connections appear to be connected inside the motor cover. As you are looking at the back...
06-08-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By Labrat

I just got a 99k and it is running fine. I've...

I just got a 99k and it is running fine. I've been taking it apart and cleaning and oiling it. I think it might need new wiring on the motor. There is no plug on the motor to plug a cord in. My...
06-04-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 125,193
Posted By Labrat

I need to get some kerosene for cleaning.

I need to get some kerosene for cleaning.
06-04-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 125,193
Posted By Labrat

I have been able to take the knob off and I've...

I have been able to take the knob off and I've used singer oil so far but I have triflo. It just looks like crusted on dirt over the years but I've read, DO NOT USE WATER! I'll give the pics a try,...
06-04-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 125,193
Posted By Labrat

I'm making some progress with the Domestic 153...

I'm making some progress with the Domestic 153 but I'm an oily mess! 😬 the knurled knob on the flywheel, the knob you unlock to wind bobbins, is absolutely gross. I've tried butting SMO on it and...
06-03-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By Labrat

Advice bits!

Advice bits!
06-03-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By Labrat

Thanks Julia, there doesn't seem to be a lot of...

Thanks Julia, there doesn't seem to be a lot of info on the rotaries but I'm realizing, the more I watch videos, that it's kind of a logical thing. Being a rank newbie and afraid of hurting...
06-03-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By Labrat

I've had 3 FW, the first was stolen in an...

I've had 3 FW, the first was stolen in an apartment robbery, the second I figured I'd never get to refurbing so I sold it but I missed it so I recently bought yet another! It's an addiction, I...
06-03-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 125,193
Posted By Labrat

I watched a couple videos on YouTube that were...

I watched a couple videos on YouTube that were awesome! He took a Singer treadle that was just disgusting! Rusty, dirty, ewww. And it was so beautiful when he was done!
...
06-03-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Labrat

Wouldn't that be nice to have. I'm afraid this...

Wouldn't that be nice to have. I'm afraid this one will go in a modern carry "case" aka zipped tote bag!
06-03-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By Labrat

Thank you!

Thank you!
06-02-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Labrat

Thank you! It's really not on a base, that fell...

Thank you! It's really not on a base, that fell apart. I have pieces and I'm putting them back together. I can use some towels to make a bed.
06-02-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Labrat

Sorry, 153MG-27167

Sorry, 153MG-27167
06-02-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Labrat

Thank you and yes the serial number does begin...

Thank you and yes the serial number does begin with mg. 153M-27617. I saw a YouTube video where the man said his machine was from 1947. I'm unable to find anything that definitive tho. I know...
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