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08-21-2012, 07:48 PM
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Posted By KittyKat77

It looks like a "Vincendora" to me.

It looks like a "Vincendora" to me.
08-18-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By KittyKat77

Have you changed the needle recently? Have...

Have you changed the needle recently?

Have you checked the bobbin is wound evenly/threaded correctly?

Have you cleaned any lint out from under the feed dogs?

These are the first things I...
08-17-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,540
Posted By KittyKat77

She said she paid $152 plus $35 shipping charges....

She said she paid $152 plus $35 shipping charges. $35 should have been adequate to cover more than just chucking the machine in a shoebox and sending it off.

Again, when one pays for merchandise...
08-16-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,540
Posted By KittyKat77

Done what? Asked someone who damaged an item you...

Done what? Asked someone who damaged an item you paid for due to carelessness to make good what they broke?

What would there possibly be to not feel good about?

It wasn't the buyer's fault the...
08-14-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,411
Posted By KittyKat77

Yeah, there's a reason my Japanese Singer-clone...

Yeah, there's a reason my Japanese Singer-clone is nicknamed "The Hulk."
It's no lightweight!
08-14-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,411
Posted By KittyKat77

What a cutie!

What a cutie!
08-13-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By KittyKat77

Have you taken off the cover and cleaned out the...

Have you taken off the cover and cleaned out the inner workings with alcohol?

It may be "frozen" with old oil.

Have you replaced the belt? If the belt is worn, the motor will hum and hum, but...
08-13-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,801
Posted By KittyKat77

It's a cobweb. If you look closely, you can see...

It's a cobweb. If you look closely, you can see the shadow of the web on the pillar, but I must admit, I had the same thought at first, and had to do a double-take.
08-13-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,801
Posted By KittyKat77

That's how I feel about this machine...

That's how I feel about this machine http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/atq/3201313313.html

However, I am not up to the task of stabilizing the corrosion on the aluminum, and filling in the damage...
08-11-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,255
Posted By KittyKat77

I paid $40 for mine, it needed cleaning and...

I paid $40 for mine, it needed cleaning and servicing. It had some tension issues, but since it has a new belt and the tension fixed, it's been running beautifully. It came with the original case...
08-07-2012, 06:46 AM
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Views: 335,830
Posted By KittyKat77

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/hsh/3189301185.h...

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/hsh/3189301185.html

It's a decent Necchi Mira, but there's no telling whether the rods that connect the Wonder Wheel to the controls are still there, and the...
Forum: Pictures
07-31-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 248,001
Posted By KittyKat77

Here is my 15-clone, a "Precision Master" by...

Here is my 15-clone, a "Precision Master" by DeLuxe.
I love the gold and green color scheme, and after hefting this sturdy piece of equipment into the van, hubby named him "The Hulk."

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07-24-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By KittyKat77

It's still there. The ad says the machines will...

It's still there. The ad says the machines will be at a rummage sale this weekend.

appleton.craigslist.org/atq/3156382290.html
07-23-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 348,286
Posted By KittyKat77

Haha Glenn this makes a lot of sense. My Mom...

Haha Glenn this makes a lot of sense.

My Mom and I were talking about possible names for this machine, and one of her suggestions was Bette, after Bette Davis. It seems her personality may favor...
07-23-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 348,286
Posted By KittyKat77

Hi Glenn, I did clean them first with sewing...

Hi Glenn,

I did clean them first with sewing machine oil. I had been gently wiping them with sewing machine oil before I read this.

What I've been doing is dipping the rag in the linseed oil,...
07-23-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 348,286
Posted By KittyKat77

I am trying to fix up my Davis, and it is looking...

I am trying to fix up my Davis, and it is looking better... the black areas no longer have that icky sticky orange peel texture, BUT, some of the areas with the decals seem stubborn, and despite...
07-22-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,356
Posted By KittyKat77

Nice one! I got a Light Beige and Oyster White...

Nice one! I got a Light Beige and Oyster White 301A recently. She was dusty and clogged with lint, but even so she sewed well enough that I made an offer. Now that she's been tuned up and serviced,...
07-22-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By KittyKat77

www.Sew-classic.com has a lot of parts, and when...

www.Sew-classic.com has a lot of parts, and when I ordered from them, I got the parts really fast, less than a week.

On the other hand, my order from "My sewing machine parts" that I placed on...
07-20-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 348,286
Posted By KittyKat77

Hello there. I am a beginner to working on old...

Hello there. I am a beginner to working on old sewing machines, and quilting as well. I am not quite a beginner with sewing, my mom started me out with her sewing machine when I was maybe 9 or so. My...
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