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05-21-2021, 09:52 AM
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Posted By melissam707

Identifying Sewing Machine (Singer 66?)

I've added some photos, I'm thinking this is a 66 from the id number on it but the machine looks like it's been painted over and all of the decals are gone? Can anyone tell me, please if this machine...
05-07-2021, 07:16 PM
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Views: 679
Posted By melissam707

Is any of this good to use?...

Is any of this good to use? https://www.ebay.com/itm/254487948081 Unfortunately the link that you sent I see it's out of stock.
05-07-2021, 10:51 AM
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Views: 679
Posted By melissam707

That looks amazing!! Is the dye just dye for wood...

That looks amazing!! Is the dye just dye for wood or something else? And what do you mix with it to create shellac?
05-04-2021, 12:40 PM
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Posted By melissam707

Thank you, I've looked him up and he talks about...

Thank you, I've looked him up and he talks about mixing polyurethane and white spirits together to put over flaking. I'm not sure if my machine is flaked or chipped? Here is a photo of it. ...
05-03-2021, 09:45 PM
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Posted By melissam707

Fixing chipped paint on a Singer 99-13

Is there any way to fix chipped paint on a Singer 99-13? It's around the edge of the base all the way around and one side is worse than the other. I don't want to attempt to paint it and have it look...
04-27-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

I think for now I am just going to focus on...

I think for now I am just going to focus on getting the needles to fit this machine, even if that means filing them down. I really like the tractor knob being on it, the sound it makes when it sews...
04-27-2021, 05:23 PM
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Posted By melissam707

The problem I have also is that the last local...

The problem I have also is that the last local hardware store (small not large) where I live and where I live is quite small, closed years ago and only the old building remains. There used to be a...
04-27-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

That's all great advice. Thank you. I'm still...

That's all great advice. Thank you. I'm still wondering if I want to make it electric or just keep using the tractor knob. I wonder how difficult it actually is to sew one handed?
04-27-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

Would finding a treadle cabinet for it be rare...

Would finding a treadle cabinet for it be rare and costly?
04-27-2021, 04:42 PM
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Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

The sellers said this: This machine takes round...

The sellers said this: This machine takes round bobbins, and includes one in the machine along with the bobbin holder. If you need a new head for your old treadle, this can also run by treadle by...
04-27-2021, 04:27 PM
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Posted By melissam707

more than half of the wire is left on the motor

more than half of the wire is left on the motor
04-27-2021, 04:26 PM
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Posted By melissam707

Do you think I should just use it as a hand crank...

Do you think I should just use it as a hand crank "tractor knob" machine? I mean it works fine as it is, it is unfortunate that I have no idea about anything or how to make it operate as an...
04-27-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

The entire wire isn't cut off of the motor but I...

The entire wire isn't cut off of the motor but I know nothing electrical or how you'd put two wire pieces back together and I really don't want to try that and burn anything down.
04-27-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

Unfortunately stupid me cut the wire off of the...

Unfortunately stupid me cut the wire off of the motor. So I can't fix it. and the block the wire just looks horrible on it.
04-27-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

So are you saying that if I left the machine as a...

So are you saying that if I left the machine as a hand crank machine I could use needles that don't actually work with the machine? Right now it's using a needle that makes really good stitches but I...
04-27-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

I have a bracket and screws for it still if I...

I have a bracket and screws for it still if I could just get a whole new setup.
04-27-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

Is there any way to buy another new motor like...

Is there any way to buy another new motor like the one that came with it that already has an electric wire?
04-27-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

Well, what's odd is that the needles (the old...

Well, what's odd is that the needles (the old needles) that came with the machine are longer than store bought modern needles? I thought the old needles were much shorter? I'll have to go size...
04-27-2021, 01:12 PM
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Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/WMIAAOSwEm5fMviq/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/WMIAAOSwEm5fMviq/s-l1600.jpg


here is what the machine looked like before. Also I find it a little difficult to get a picture of the pillar and the raised ridged...
04-27-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

But basically the back of your pillar looks...

But basically the back of your pillar looks exactly like mine only where the bobbin rewinder is the plate thing is a bit more ridged/raised where the two screws go. I made the mistake of removing...
04-27-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

Someone else told me to get a whetstone then...

Someone else told me to get a whetstone then another person an actual file. So I got the file. I'll try them both but only after I figure out what kind of needles the machine actually takes. Because...
04-27-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

If you go back to the beginning of this thread I...

If you go back to the beginning of this thread I posted a lot of photos of my machine. I presently have two bobbins to use, I was able to get rust off of the other one using clr and I cleaned up...
04-27-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

Well the first time it seized up when I put each...

Well the first time it seized up when I put each cord in its right socket on the block. But the smell was so bad that I kind of freaked out and cut the wires. So there's no way to know now. The...
04-27-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

So this machine apparently takes AD needles,...

So this machine apparently takes AD needles, according to the manual. But what's odd is the needles that came with the machine and fit are longer than cc1221 needs and also longer than the needle...
04-26-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,085
Posted By melissam707

I'm surprised no one sells ground down needles,...

I'm surprised no one sells ground down needles, I'd buy loads of them.
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