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02-28-2019, 01:43 PM
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Posted By SteveH

Thanks folks.

Thanks folks.
02-25-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By SteveH

here is a Singer Serial number from the Civil War...

here is a Singer Serial number from the Civil War era in 1864
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02-25-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By SteveH

14,976,916 dates to 1898 BTW.

14,976,916 dates to 1898 BTW.
01-16-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By SteveH

Singer IM (Improved Manufacturing) next to Singer...

Singer IM (Improved Manufacturing) next to Singer 12 for size reference.
606845

Singer Model 13 (12 on steroids)

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Elias Howe Model C (wheel Fed)
606847
01-10-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By SteveH

I made an Excel calculator that you input the...

I made an Excel calculator that you input the allotment date, input the next allotment date, and the allotment size. Then it calculates based on 6 day work week and removes major holidays to figure...
12-13-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By SteveH

Well worth saving. And you have Way better...

Well worth saving. And you have Way better decals on yours than I have on mine.
12-07-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,631
Posted By SteveH

Linda, welcome to the addiction! It is so much...

Linda, welcome to the addiction! It is so much fun. The variability of the early tech is what hold my interest. Mine is only pre-1900 machines. If I may say, that seems a bit steep for a Johnson...
10-29-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By SteveH

This is a tough one. These are some of the...

This is a tough one. These are some of the rarest shuttles around because of the unusual design that was essentially only used by Howe or Howe licensees. I have 7 Howe Machines and three shuttles...
10-25-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By SteveH

Yeah, that "tingle" is when the electrical system...

Yeah, that "tingle" is when the electrical system of the sewing machine connects to and confuses your electrical system, including your heart. No machine is worth the risk IMO
10-10-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,155
Posted By SteveH

Nice that you can unscrew the race caps to remove...

Nice that you can unscrew the race caps to remove the needle bar! cool
09-26-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,155
Posted By SteveH

I'd be all over that Challenge! Go For it. I'm...

I'd be all over that Challenge! Go For it. I'm sure you can make it sew.
09-19-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By SteveH

Beautiful Howe Model A1!! This is the 1st version...

Beautiful Howe Model A1!! This is the 1st version of this Model. The later version has the stitch length adjustment on top of the bed near the medallion,. (A Serious improvement)

As to the "I am...
09-06-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By SteveH

Troubleshooting suggestions. 1. Is the long...

Troubleshooting suggestions.
1. Is the long groove of the needle facing away from the shuttle? (Required for the loop to form)

2. If you manually feed the shuttle thread up the hole in the...
08-31-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,055
Posted By SteveH

Called Motherboard because in the early days of...

Called Motherboard because in the early days of computers before PC's with their consolidated all on one board approach, Computers were composed of several discrete boards all connected to the...
08-21-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By SteveH

Ruffler, Tuck Marker, Ruffler, Bed mounted...

Ruffler, Tuck Marker, Ruffler, Bed mounted hemmers, Screwdriver, Needlebar wrench with needle set slot, wing nut to hold it to the table, male and female bed screws. Not sure about the circle with...
06-21-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,593
Posted By SteveH

My 1887 Singer VS2 is the machine I like sewing...

My 1887 Singer VS2 is the machine I like sewing on the most and would be the very last machine I would give up.

From my collection point of view, my Singer Letter A is my pride and joy. The G&B...
05-29-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,090
Posted By SteveH

I lurk....

I lurk....
05-29-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,090
Posted By SteveH

I don't make them as a rule, but I have made them...

I don't make them as a rule, but I have made them in the past. I may even have a couple of partial laying around. Let me check.

BTW, you should check with Helen Howes (in the UK) she has LOTS of...
05-07-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By SteveH

Yes, yes I do. She is a fantastic machine that...

Yes, yes I do. She is a fantastic machine that has sewn everything that I have ever fit under the foot!594093
04-26-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By SteveH

Oil along the seams, then oil again from the...

Oil along the seams, then oil again from the underside. A small screwdriver put into the small indentation and GENTLY tap the back of the screwdriver with a hammer to drive it away from the center. ...
04-05-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,384
Posted By SteveH

http://www.sewmuse.co.uk/Hengstenberg%20&%20Co.htm...

http://www.sewmuse.co.uk/Hengstenberg%20&%20Co.htm

http://www.sewalot.com/hengstenberg_machine_history.htm

https://fiddlebase.jimdo.com/german-machines/anker-werke-a-g/
03-23-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,700
Posted By SteveH

This one was done with a wire wheel 591562

This one was done with a wire wheel
591562
03-15-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 272,884
Posted By SteveH

PB Blaster is the one I use

PB Blaster is the one I use
03-15-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By SteveH

Well then, I am sorry for the wild goose chase! ...

Well then, I am sorry for the wild goose chase! It is there now.

NOTE: I just followed the ISMACS link and it is the same scan!
03-15-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By SteveH

Awesome! W&W #8's are right near the top of my...

Awesome! W&W #8's are right near the top of my favorites list. Cleaning every portion of the thread path is critical with #8's. Do not forget the inside of the bobbin cover, commonly forgotten and...
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