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Hinges and pins for Pfaff 130-6

Old 08-10-2019, 12:30 PM
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Default Hinges and pins for Pfaff 130-6

Hello, I have a vingage Pfaff 130-6 with a plastic case. I would like to make a wooden case for it, well the base part of a case anyway. I will need hinges and pins that would fit. Are most hinges from vintage machines interchangable? Could I use any older hinge sets, say from a Singer or any other common machine? I have not made the box yet, so besides what would fit best in the Pfaff, I would be quite flexible. I have seen no pics of Pfaff hinges, so I don't know what I should be looking for. Thanks to anyone who has some advice.
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Old 08-11-2019, 05:51 AM
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Welcome cian.

According to Table/cabinet interchangeability??? generic Singer to Pfaff 360 and Pfaff 130 - My mama's machine It looks like the Pfaff 130 hinge pins are the same as Singer.

I believe that it is the Necchi that has different size holes and pins. There may be others that are different sizes.

I saw https://www.instructables.com/id/How...-Machine-Case/ that has instructions about making the hinge pins. I don't remember it saying anything about the different sizes, but I know there are different size hinge pins.

I have a plastic case from the 1970s that the hinge pins seemed smaller so it would fit more machines.

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Does your machine have the hinges already on the machine? If not, just make a box to fit, put small wedges in each corner for the machine to rest on, then put drawer handles on the outside to help PU the box. A friend made mine out of pine and I painted it black to match the machine I have.
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