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Posted By Hooligan

Nice find Leon...

Nice find Leon https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
05-10-2021, 06:17 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

I would agree with retiring the machine unless...

I would agree with retiring the machine unless you know an OSMG or are yourself confident replacing parts https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
As Workbench mentioned, it could...
05-09-2021, 05:11 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

I'd personally retire this machine as parts and...

I'd personally retire this machine as parts and look for another https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
05-04-2021, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Hooligan

melissam707 looks chipped to me and will ok to...

melissam707 looks chipped to me and will ok to use as is. You won't cause any more damage to it through normal use https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png Just had a harder life is...
05-04-2021, 02:23 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

If it's flaking paint then I would look up Alex...

If it's flaking paint then I would look up Alex Askaroff on YT, if it's merely chipped then I would personally leave it alone https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
04-28-2021, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Hooligan

ellellbee...

ellellbee https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png on the 217.

As for my 15-91...wouldn't trade it at all https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
04-21-2021, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

I'll second the use of Howard products...

I'll second the use of Howard products https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
04-19-2021, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

Nice looking machine...

Nice looking machine https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png If your up to it, then you can replace the veneers on the cabinet. I've had good results doing so...
04-17-2021, 05:14 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

MeganMills Glad you've got it sorted. Some old...

MeganMills Glad you've got it sorted. Some old machines can be slightly choosy at times but it's usually down to tolerances in my opinion. As for tension issues, I always start with setting the...
04-09-2021, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

MeganMills i would agree with Watson above and...

MeganMills i would agree with Watson above and would consider this a tension issue also from the pics shown https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
04-01-2021, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

Sending some vintage Singers to the great...

Sending some vintage Singers to the great scrapyard in the sky today, but some spare parts await, so not a complete loss https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
03-29-2021, 06:03 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

Send me a pm with a pic of the specific part in...

Send me a pm with a pic of the specific part in question, I may have one. Cover the cost of shipping is good for me from one dad to another https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
03-29-2021, 05:49 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

The D - J is for using combinations of the stich...

The D - J is for using combinations of the stich patterns ( L - Special ). The red lever produces variations of these settings. https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
03-28-2021, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Hooligan

lol none of these are Featherweights....feels...

lol none of these are Featherweights....feels like a test now https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/biggrin.png lol
Good machines for the price indeed but are not the Featherweights...
03-28-2021, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Hooligan

Nope, looks like a Singer 99 to me...

Nope, looks like a Singer 99 to me https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
03-23-2021, 04:21 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

I say the belt tension is most likely too tight...

I say the belt tension is most likely too tight https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
03-20-2021, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

ThreadTheory Happy sewing...

ThreadTheory Happy sewing https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
03-17-2021, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

I'll second what Joe said. I'll lean towards the...

I'll second what Joe said. I'll lean towards the upper tension assembly if you've had dissembled. Could be the check spring position, it should be held at 2pm when tightening up and then move spring...
03-13-2021, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

For a 50wt. thread, I'd be using a 12 needle size...

For a 50wt. thread, I'd be using a 12 needle size https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png (maybe get away with an 11 or may need a 14 dependent on thread quality).
03-10-2021, 05:45 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

For parts for this, I'd be checking out either...

For parts for this, I'd be checking out either Helen Howe or Alex Askaroff https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
03-09-2021, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Hooligan

Respect Leon, nice to show them in this way...

Respect Leon, nice to show them in this way https://cdn.quiltingboard.com/images/smilies/thumbup.png
03-08-2021, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

Hiya, when screwing in the stud..hold the check...

Hiya, when screwing in the stud..hold the check spring at about 2o'clock making sure it's still in that position when stud is tight. Now gently push spring into the left slot position (recess on left...
03-03-2021, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

Like BK, no extra info on the machine. Don't see...

Like BK, no extra info on the machine. Don't see them much this side of the pond but very nice looking example.
03-02-2021, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Hooligan

Just an update to this, now that the machine is...

Just an update to this, now that the machine is good to go. I had to open the motor to rewire the power lead and haven't come across an old machine of around 45+ yrs this clean and unused. The inside...
02-28-2021, 06:35 AM
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Posted By Hooligan

Also limited to space here, have 3 machines out...

Also limited to space here, have 3 machines out permanently and the couple of portables ready to grab. The others, like the 221 are stored away in a cupboard for the best part.
I only took the...
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