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Adding a light to a singer 99-13?

Old 01-04-2023, 11:54 AM
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I have a singer 99-13 that came with no motor so I bought an after market motor to use with it. Is there any way I can put a light on it without having another cord or damaging the finish/decals on the machine? It would be 3 cords I am using if I add a light.
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Old 01-04-2023, 05:51 PM
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I am guessing there is a "junction box", maybe under the motor, where the wall plug wires, foot control wires, and motor wires all meet. If so, and there's enough room in that area, and an entry point for a light wire, it can be done.

If you can post a picture of your current setup that would be helpful.

Also the 99 takes a non-standard bolt/screw to attach it to the machine, so if you buy a light make sure you get the proper screw.
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Old 01-04-2023, 05:53 PM
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There is a light that is supposed to be for the 99-13 at https://www.sewingpartsonline.com/li...g-machine.aspx Personally, I like a light like these - https://www.amazon.com/JANSANE-Light...882127&sr=8-43 - for old machines as it is magnetic and I can move it from machine to machine or front or back. There are some similar that need to be mounted with some sort of adhesive (for plastic machines) Both of these links have plugs.

Are you using the original knee controller? Which motor did you get? Does it have an outlet plug?

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Janey I like that magnetic based light, I think I "need" one of those!
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They are neat. One of the guys got one for one of the machines at work and told me it was a 'sewing machine' lamp. It is nice to be able to adjust it to where you want it and with the vintage machines you can move it someplace else if you need to. I think I got a different one (got two ) but they did not have the adhesive mounts.

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