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11-29-2021, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Christine-

No I haven't seen that page. Thank you for...

No I haven't seen that page. Thank you for sharing it, very interesting page.
11-29-2021, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Christine-

Success! The expert sewing machine repairman...

Success! The expert sewing machine repairman found the problem was in the bushings on the lower shaft. They were stuck with hardened oil, apparently a previous owner used the wrong oil! He cleaned...
11-27-2021, 11:57 PM
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Posted By Christine-

It was stuck in position at first but I was able...

It was stuck in position at first but I was able to get it freed up after oiling it and letting it sit. It moves freely now. I appreciate your brain storming on this machine, thank you!
11-27-2021, 11:44 PM
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Posted By Christine-

I'm not certain but I think that is the wiring...

I'm not certain but I think that is the wiring that goes to the light. That's the only thing I can think of.

I have someone coming on Monday to look at the machine. He has 40+ yrs experience...
11-27-2021, 11:19 PM
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Posted By Christine-

Yes, it's not a pin or needle. Here is a photo...

Yes, it's not a pin or needle. Here is a photo of the clip you're seeing.
...
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11-27-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,724
Posted By Christine-

There is a gal who sells wide backing for...

There is a gal who sells wide backing for $10/yard on facebook. She has over 450 bolts of it. I buy mine from her. Her facebook group is called Jellyrolls, Layer Cakes & Quilt backing.. by Marylyn.
11-27-2021, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Christine-

That was the first thing I checked. I have since...

That was the first thing I checked. I have since removed the wheel and also the motor, yet it still doesn't move.
I have a guy coming on Monday who has 40+ yrs experience to help figure out what...
11-26-2021, 06:52 PM
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Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

That thing sticking up is the clip found on the...

That thing sticking up is the clip found on the bottom of the bar that holds the hook in place. I have removed that bar, the hook, the bobbin shaft and the gear at the bottom of the shaft (after...
11-26-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

Is this the correct video? At the 9:30 mark he is...

Is this the correct video? At the 9:30 mark he is talking about timing a 201. [edit: I found the bushing at 20:32... I removed the fly wheel and the motor and the machine still isn't moving. So I...
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11-26-2021, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Christine-

Well, I have to admit defeat on the 201-2 I"ve...

Well, I have to admit defeat on the 201-2 I"ve been working on. I will find a mechanic who works on these lovely machines to get this one running. I've taken apart the areas where I'm comfortable...
11-26-2021, 08:26 AM
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Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

Thanks Joe! I have checked under the faceplate,...

Thanks Joe! I have checked under the faceplate, all is well there. I took the hook shaft out today, thinking the problem was there in the gears but all is well there. I'm at a loss. I'm not...
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11-25-2021, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Christine-

I'm working on a Singer 201-2 sewing machine this...

I'm working on a Singer 201-2 sewing machine this morning, trying to get it running. About noon I plan on beginning my cooking. It's just my husband and 20 yr old son for Thanksgiving today. My...
11-25-2021, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Christine-

P.S.: I have done all of the following...

P.S.: I have done all of the following...
11-25-2021, 06:33 AM
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Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

I'm fairly certain the cause of the frozen 201-2...

I'm fairly certain the cause of the frozen 201-2 is mechanical, not gummed up parts. Here are photos of the gears as they are, I didn't bother cleaning because they are already clean. All I did was...
11-23-2021, 06:56 AM
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Posted By Christine-

1.41, the gears on the handwheel are really...

1.41, the gears on the handwheel are really needing cleaning. Do you recommend taking them off? Or would the spring/parts be too fragile?
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11-23-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,784
Posted By Christine-

Thanks Meadow Mist! If you do decide to make...

Thanks Meadow Mist! If you do decide to make this quilt there is a group on facebook where you can find great hints. Just do a search for Circa 1880 and you'll find it.

Linda, the blocks are...
11-23-2021, 06:09 AM
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Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

All good suggestions 1.41! Thank you!

All good suggestions 1.41! Thank you!
11-22-2021, 10:56 PM
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Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

I just sold a 201-3 on ebay so I can say this...

I just sold a 201-3 on ebay so I can say this machine is definitely a 201-2. It has a potted motor whereas the 201-3 has a belted motor. It also has the light in the front whereas the 201-3 has the...
11-22-2021, 02:56 PM
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Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

With my husband's elbow grease we were able to...

With my husband's elbow grease we were able to take the 2 screws out and slide the last part off. Here is a photo of it... alas, the shaft does not rotate at all. It merely jiggles slightly. Any...
11-22-2021, 12:06 PM
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Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

I'm not strong enough to turn those screws...will...

I'm not strong enough to turn those screws...will have to get my husband in on this one.
11-22-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

Well, I have removed the potted motor and...

Well, I have removed the potted motor and handwheel. The grease is still in good shape, it isn't hardened at all. I'm stumped as to what could be keeping the parts from moving. As I said, the...
11-22-2021, 10:36 AM
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Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

Thank you Leon, that is my next step. I was...

Thank you Leon, that is my next step. I was hoping it would be the gears, something easily cleaned but alas... it's the next on my list to get to. What has me stumped is the machine does move...
11-22-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

Thank you bkay! I'm going to keep at it. It is...

Thank you bkay! I'm going to keep at it. It is definitely worth the time to get these machines working again!
11-22-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,689
Posted By Christine-

Thank you for the reply Hooligan. There isn't...

Thank you for the reply Hooligan. There isn't much compacted grease on the worm gear but there is some there. I was able to chip it away, leaving just what was stuck where the worm gears meet. I...
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11-21-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,784
Posted By Christine-

I finished my Circa 1880 nine patch quilt in...

I finished my Circa 1880 nine patch quilt in August this year. It was a fun journey! I made a queen size with 716 two inch blocks, 7,934 pieces. I entered it in a quilt show and it won a 1st place...
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