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02-23-2021, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Gymnast2

Can you identify this Köhler sewing machine?

I lately got an interest in long shuttle sewing machines after reading some articles on the vintagesewingmachinesblog . Some of such machines were for sale locally here in Denmark, and I got them...
02-13-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By Gymnast2

Try look these two...

Try look these two video:https://youtu.be/ANGMzI52QGM
https://youtu.be/wns65BW4ZPM
02-03-2021, 10:49 AM
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Views: 777
Posted By Gymnast2

Singer handcranks are always for sale in Denmark...

Singer handcranks are always for sale in Denmark for almost nothing. But the costs and difficulty of shipping to the US makes it difficult to supply the US market with them. It is mostly the 99k.
01-28-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Gymnast2

Thanks for this link. Then it seems to be Tex 100...

Thanks for this link. Then it seems to be Tex 100 thread, and it is quite heavy. A 90/14 needle will be too small and even 100/16 should be difficult with this fabric.
01-28-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Gymnast2

I agree with Hooligan. I have tried to...

I agree with Hooligan.

I have tried to identify your thread. I am not sure, what 30 m - 33 yds/vgs means. Can somebody can explain it to me?

It might be, that the spool got 30 m or 33 yds of...
01-26-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Gymnast2

The reason for a missed stitch is, that the hook...

The reason for a missed stitch is, that the hook (at the shuttle hook) do not catch the thread. It will cause the loop on the top near the take-up lever as you see, because the hook no not pull the...
01-17-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Gymnast2

You are right, that normally two wires comes from...

You are right, that normally two wires comes from the motor. But you are not right, that each of the two wires normally comes directly from the brushes. It is an universal motor or series motor, so...
01-14-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Gymnast2

I found this video about the class 51 machine. I...

I found this video about the class 51 machine. I think it is a flatbed version of the class 21. I guess, that it have got the same shuttle hook system as the class 21 and perhaps the later series...
01-07-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By Gymnast2

I cannot direct you directly to a manual, but...

I cannot direct you directly to a manual, but your machine looks is close to a lot to many different batched japanese machines. We got at thread here about them, and you may find some information...
01-06-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Gymnast2

Thanks for your response. I hope some more will...

Thanks for your response. I hope some more will have actual experience with one of the these machines.

In the manual for the Husqvarna 2000, needle sizes up to 19/120 is seen in a table. The...
01-06-2021, 01:51 PM
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Views: 614
Posted By Gymnast2

How thick a Thread can a Husqvarna Viking handle?

I might buy a Husqvarna Viking machine of class 19, 20, 21 or the 2000 series og 6000 series. They all got a low gear, a free arm and a rotating hook, and I like that.

But I get conflicting...
01-06-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,938
Posted By Gymnast2

This is a video about how to measure the speed...

This is a video about how to measure the speed with a Smartphone. I have tested it, at it gives results exactly as other instruments I got. Then you can compare to speed with others in forums:...
01-06-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Gymnast2

I think the sewing machine stores will normally...

I think the sewing machine stores will normally have them, but I often find limited information on the websites on what the exsact dimensions are. Try look here:...
01-05-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Gymnast2

Black V-belts are best

Many vintage sewing machines got a belt between the motor and the flywheel of the machine. You will find these belts and some pulleys as replacement parts from many stores. The belts will typically...
12-24-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Gymnast2

The subject of thread tension and twisting can be...

The subject of thread tension and twisting can be difficult, and you typically only find quick fixes, that may help you, if you are lucky. However this link will give you more real knowledge of the...
08-19-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By Gymnast2

If this statement is correct, this cannot be...

If this statement is correct, this cannot be anything about a thread making holes in the paper - am I right?
08-19-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By Gymnast2

I have made measurements and a sketch for how the...

I have made measurements and a sketch for how the feed dogs move on my Singer 201. The same sketch cotains information on position of the needle point and take-up lever. I guess it should not be that...
08-09-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By Gymnast2

An issue with the Singer 201 tensioner was...

An issue with the Singer 201 tensioner was reported here: Pervious post regarding Singer 201 tension problem...
08-08-2020, 07:21 AM
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Views: 299,486
Posted By Gymnast2

Prinzess Freiarm Automatik

Thank you for your help OurWorkbench.

I think, that very few machine types got this combination:

Zigzag
Free arm
Needle threaded from side

A guy on another forum claimed, that his Kenmore...
08-07-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 299,486
Posted By Gymnast2

Kenmore 158.19130

I would be gratefull, if somebody got a manual for a Kenmore 158.19130.

It seems to be one of the few zig zag free arm machines with needle threaded from left.
...
08-01-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,204
Posted By Gymnast2

On attached photo you got the key and a screw...

On attached photo you got the key and a screw driver of a size able to open a bent wood case as well.

https://www.quiltingboard.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=626963&stc=1&d=1596306728
07-09-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Gymnast2

Parts of this will likely fit the 414G, but it is...

Parts of this will likely fit the 414G, but it is a gamble. https://www.ebay.com/itm/203040252162

I used google with bobbin winder tensioner and looked for pictures.
07-09-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By Gymnast2

When I see the potted motor sold from ebay, the...

When I see the potted motor sold from ebay, the seller claims that the motor with drive can be used on both the 201 and 15-91. However you need to be aware, that the bobbin winders are different,...
07-08-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By Gymnast2

Measurement on the main shaft could give more...

Measurement on the main shaft could give more reliable information. But we do not have that.

V-belts should have an effieciency of about 90-96 % according to this reference. But with belts the...
07-07-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By Gymnast2

I agree, that sewing plywood is rare, but I know...

I agree, that sewing plywood is rare, but I know it was used for some panels in the Vintage MB sports vehicles. I have got this couple of references too:...
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