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    I named him!

    My first male machine! I named him "Tank"! So darn heavy, he came by the name honestly! Does anyone name their machines after a male or are they are girl names?

    I have:
    big mama
    Annabelle
    Esther & OPal
    Matilda
    Sylvie
    Sweet Pea
    and my latest "Tank" a male!

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    I call my Brother Machine "Oh Brother"!!

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    I'll bet the girls were happy to see Tank his being a heavyweight and all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BETTY62 View Post
    I'll bet the girls were happy to see Tank his being a heavyweight and all.
    Oh, the girls won't get to see him. He can't make it upstairs where the girls are, maybe that is for the best!

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    My Mother says I am nuts but there is :
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    Indee, 31-15 Singer Industrial Machine
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    and there are a few more which are not named and have not came up with a name for the newest Singer, not sure the model..
    Quote Originally Posted by deedum View Post
    My first male machine! I named him "Tank"! So darn heavy, he came by the name honestly! Does anyone name their machines after a male or are they are girl names?

    I have:
    big mama
    Annabelle
    Esther & OPal
    Matilda
    Sylvie
    Sweet Pea
    and my latest "Tank" a male!

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    I've been known to call one of mine sonofa(bleep) ..... but that doesn't count does it?
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    http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...c-t162425.html
    here is the story about Mr. Ed (educational)
    NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...c-t162425.html
    here is the story about Mr. Ed (educational)
    Now that is truly an act of Love. Mr Ed is one lucky machine. It is fun to hear about some male sewing machines and they story.

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    I call mine 301A, 1630, 55, MO634DV, but that may be an R2D2, C3PO thing....really liked Star Wars and (sigh) Hans Solo.

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    I named my 328 Frank, short for Frankenstein, because that is what he looks like next to my FW's and 201! To date, Frank is my only male machine.
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    I have two machines that are are definely males. They are George the my 1950 Singer 66-18 Godzilla and Carl my 1939 117.551 Kenmore De Luxe Rotary.
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    My Featherweight is "Sera" short for Serendipity-as she was a very very fortunate machine found a very unexpected time.

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    Scotty lives at my house. He is a Singer 15 handcranck made in Scottland.
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    I was going to name my Davis VF after Steven Tyler because it is such a tomboy, but my DH didn't like that idea!! LOL

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    No, I don't name them, I call them by number - 930, 630, etc.

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    no boys here yet, but I do have a heavyweight machine that isn't named. It was my grandmothers.
    Seems only fitting, since he is one heeeavy guy and a real workhorse, that he get his male moniker.
    Doesn't sound like a tough name, but I think I'll call him Gus, after the mouse in Cinderella.
    I just hope he doesn't get amorous with my girlies ...lol
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    Maybe if they get together you will get baby featherweights!! Now wouldn't that be cool!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by deedum View Post
    Oh, the girls won't get to see him. He can't make it upstairs where the girls are, maybe that is for the best!
    Yes, it probably is for the best. You maybe wouldn't want toy sewing machines popping up. hehehe
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    Quote Originally Posted by Up North View Post
    Maybe if they get together you will get baby featherweights!! Now wouldn't that be cool!!
    Loved this one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Linda
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    LOL that is all I could think of yes get them together we will have baby featherweights to pass around!! LOL

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    LOL this is such a funny thread!!!! Have fun with Tank!!!
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    I named my red Featherweight----Eric the Red----I am a Dane

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    Does it count that DH has not named his FW yet? Sure to be a boy name LOL (I refer to him as Noname)
    After 2 years with the same signature I have been requested to remove it. Bye

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    Quote Originally Posted by DogHouseMom View Post
    I've been known to call one of mine sonofa(bleep) ..... but that doesn't count does it?
    Me, too. froggyintexas

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    I named my Pfaff, Jean Luc, after the balded guy on Star Trek. The Bernina is Bernie, not too original huh? My car is named the Enterprise (Star Trek). Our microwave oven is called Hanford, after the plant down near Tri-Cities, where the Manhatten Project's stuff was made. My zip ripper is called Jack.
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