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02-12-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,622
Posted By Rodney

If it's the button controller with the carbon...

If it's the button controller with the carbon disks ArchaicArcane's blog has a good writeup on rebuilding them. Otherwise, the solid state controllers are pretty nice.
Rodney
02-12-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 312,288
Posted By Rodney

I would have preferred to see it original too. ...

I would have preferred to see it original too. Even if there wasn't much left of the finish. The cylinder arm is a nice feature.
Rodney
02-12-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,461
Posted By Rodney

I haven't seen that one before. Looks like one...

I haven't seen that one before. Looks like one of the better examples of Mid Century Modern. Check Glenn's tutorials on restoring cabinets. You should be able to get it cleaned up quite nicely. ...
02-12-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,988
Posted By Rodney

The Singer 101 was made before the wiring diagram...

The Singer 101 was made before the wiring diagram above. It's a little different, there's no 3 prong connector. Just follow the path of the wires and it should work though. You can rewire easily...
02-02-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,742
Posted By Rodney

Looks like quite the undertaking getting them all...

Looks like quite the undertaking getting them all sorted out and organized. You have a truly amazing collection Cathy.
Rodney
01-19-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,202
Posted By Rodney

I had the same thought as Janey-mirror clips. ...

I had the same thought as Janey-mirror clips.
Very nice display.
Rodney
01-19-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,057
Posted By Rodney

Finding really good vintage free arm machines...

Finding really good vintage free arm machines here in the USA isn't that easy. Free arms were far more popular in Europe and Australia than here for many years. Elnas and Husqvarnas do show up...
01-18-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 312,288
Posted By Rodney

I thought I saw old square nuts at the top of the...

I thought I saw old square nuts at the top of the spindles. I think that's how that one was put together.
Rodney
01-18-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By Rodney

Truly a labor of love if you decide to tackle it....

Truly a labor of love if you decide to tackle it. The unfortunate reality is you might have more in materials invested by the time you buy the stripper, etc. than it will be worth when you're done. ...
01-17-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,634
Posted By Rodney

That looks like it falls under Steve's area of...

That looks like it falls under Steve's area of expertise.
beautiful machine.
Rodney
01-17-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 53,625
Posted By Rodney

Good question on the oil stains. Glenn probably...

Good question on the oil stains. Glenn probably has some better ideas. I would try wood bleach. Trisodium Phosphate.
You can find it in hardware stores in the paint section IIRC.
Rodney
01-17-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By Rodney

We post ads like that all the time. Great find!...

We post ads like that all the time. Great find! I'd be tempted if it was close.
Rodney
01-17-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,249
Posted By Rodney

Welcome aboard! Great name for this group. ...

Welcome aboard! Great name for this group.
Pictures?
If you click the third icon from the left it will lead you the rest of the way.
Rodney
01-17-2016, 09:31 AM
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Views: 312,288
Posted By Rodney

That's actually pretty nice. Not a bad use for...

That's actually pretty nice. Not a bad use for something that usually gets tossed.
Rodney
01-16-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 27,747
Posted By Rodney

Glad to see you decided to sign up. Welcome! ...

Glad to see you decided to sign up. Welcome! You'll find the people here to be helpful and friendly.
Rodney
01-16-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,054
Posted By Rodney

That's an awesome machine! I love the huge...

That's an awesome machine! I love the huge access panel on the back. I'd be tempted to leave it off so you can see the parts move.
Rodney
01-16-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Rodney

I know I've misread more than one serial number. ...

I know I've misread more than one serial number. If you're certain of the number you can also check with Singerco.com.
Rodney
01-16-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 312,288
Posted By Rodney

Here's a sad one. ...

Here's a sad one.
http://www.shopgoodwill.com/auctions/Antique-Singer-Sewing-machine-26988126.html
It might be salvageable. Depends on what was done underneath.
Rodney
01-16-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By Rodney

You still have all the parts. It CAN be done. ...

You still have all the parts. It CAN be done. After all, someone else assembled it once and you got it apart. ;) Take a few steps back. Work on something else, come back to it when you're ready....
01-15-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,165
Posted By Rodney

Sorry I'm late getting back to you. I looked. ...

Sorry I'm late getting back to you. I looked. Mine seems to be bent differently than yours. Mine looked like it had more bend in it. The set screw mark is present on mine. It might be from how...
01-15-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 312,288
Posted By Rodney

It looks a lot like a White VS machine. Rodney

It looks a lot like a White VS machine.
Rodney
01-15-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,886
Posted By Rodney

Neat machine Steve! Rodney

Neat machine Steve!
Rodney
01-15-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 44,789
Views: 4,226,898
Posted By Rodney

99s are one of my favorites. Great machine! ...

99s are one of my favorites. Great machine!
Rodney
01-14-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 312,288
Posted By Rodney

That's a really good price. Steve's example is...

That's a really good price. Steve's example is an earlier machine and the extra wide table in the back is a nice plus so the higher price is justified. Both are low prices IMO.
Rodney
01-14-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Rodney

Check your local Craig's List for sewing machines...

Check your local Craig's List for sewing machines for a few weeks. After a while you'll get a feel for prices in your area. Whites are good machines but common. $100 would be the high end of the...
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