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07-21-2020, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Sewjourner

Iím sorry, I didnít know that! Thatís why I love...

Iím sorry, I didnít know that! Thatís why I love this forum so much, I learn all the time.
07-20-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By Sewjourner

Threading

These may help.
07-15-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,346
Posted By Sewjourner

Congratulations on the new machine! Amazon has...

Congratulations on the new machine! Amazon has lots of belts. Anything for a Singer 15-90 should fit yours. I mostly sew bags, and my 15 clone is the machine that I use the most, so I’m sure your...
02-07-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Sewjourner

Your 401 is a German made Singer, but the 401...

Your 401 is a German made Singer, but the 401 came out well after the war. This page has some information you may enjoy;
http://www.toolfool.org/sewing/

Most items you may need for it can be...
02-06-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Sewjourner

I would agree with sharpening it, but you might...

I would agree with sharpening it, but you might also try one of the presser bar thread cutters used on many Singers. Sew-Classic has them for around six bucks. My Kenmore came with one on it.
01-06-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,128
Posted By Sewjourner

You can find a lot of info here; ...

You can find a lot of info here;
http://www.singer301.com/about/default.html

They are terrific machines.
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12-13-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,381
Posted By Sewjourner

I have two Black and Deckers that are both at...

I have two Black and Deckers that are both at least fifteen years old, no problems. I only use distilled water in them. I know has been dropped on the carpet at least once, no problems.
11-25-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Sewjourner

I found them here; ...

I found them here;
https://www.sewingpartsonline.com/light-bulb-6-3v-for-sewing-lamps-996206.aspx
08-26-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Sewjourner

Amazon has electronic foot controllers with the...

Amazon has electronic foot controllers with the block already wired that you just plug your light and motor into. About 23 bucks. It’s listed for Brother machines, but fits most vintage Japanese...
08-26-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By Sewjourner

You could likely substitute a lower amperage...

You could likely substitute a lower amperage motor, with a slight loss in power. I don’t think you would notice much difference. I wouldn’t recommend going up in amps, as the wiring and controller...
08-20-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,689
Posted By Sewjourner

It looks like it might be shellac, I would try...

It looks like it might be shellac, I would try denatured alcohol with a rag and see if the darker parts dissolve. If so, wipe the piece good to clean it and then apply shellac. I like to smooth...
08-04-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,136
Posted By Sewjourner

I absolutely love that color! Good luck with her,...

I absolutely love that color! Good luck with her, I think you have a real gem there.
07-28-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,492
Posted By Sewjourner

What a pretty machine!

What a pretty machine!
07-28-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,427
Posted By Sewjourner

Happy birthday, and good luck with your wiring!...

Happy birthday, and good luck with your wiring! Hopefully that will be all she needs for many years to come.
06-02-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,063
Posted By Sewjourner

Wow, you’re right!

Wow, you’re right!
06-01-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,063
Posted By Sewjourner

I found a photo of what claims to be a 1957 Model...

I found a photo of what claims to be a 1957 Model 99K, wearing a Kenmore badge. 99K is a Singer model I believe. The link below is a Pinterest photo of the machine, looks to be what the OP has....
04-19-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By Sewjourner

Your giving someone a nice machine that you’ve...

Your giving someone a nice machine that you’ve fixed up for them, I’m sure they are going to enjoy it, and not care about which faceplate it has. Your secret is safe with us, swap the faceplates and...
04-15-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By Sewjourner

I have noticed on mine if I sew too fast the...

I have noticed on mine if I sew too fast the thread will come up out of the first notch at the top, and get tangled. Someone else had placed a small washer up there held between the faceplate and the...
04-13-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By Sewjourner

611567611568Correctly threaded Class 15 clone, in...

611567611568Correctly threaded Class 15 clone, in this case a Modern Age, made by Juki circa 1957
04-13-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Sewjourner

If you talking about the screws in the base of...

If you talking about the screws in the base of the machine that lock onto the hinge pin, they’re probably 1/4-28, a common fine thread imperial. The pitch is 0.03571 inches, according to Machinery’s...
04-06-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By Sewjourner

I don’t know that you could find a specific year,...

I don’t know that you could find a specific year, as Singer often assigned large lots of serial numbers at a time that might cover a few years production. Personally I would look for the later...
03-27-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By Sewjourner

As far as new models go, I believe that is...

As far as new models go, I believe that is correct, that the 301 was the last new model offered in classic black. I’ve never seen a black 400 series, and I don’t think they were offered in anything...
03-24-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,661
Posted By Sewjourner

If you read through the stickies at the top of...

If you read through the stickies at the top of the forum you will find a lot of great information on cleaning and oiling your new machine. It looks to be in great shape! You might also enter...
03-15-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By Sewjourner

I don’t recognize that brand, but if you post a...

I don’t recognize that brand, but if you post a photo we may be able to find something close.
03-14-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,106
Posted By Sewjourner

Amazon has T3 resin glaze on their site.

Amazon has T3 resin glaze on their site.
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