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Look what I got! A 301A! and is anything missing from this picture???

Look what I got! A 301A! and is anything missing from this picture???

Old 11-26-2017, 10:07 AM
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They are awesome machines!! And so easy to work on, just like a Featherweight.. Great find!
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Old 11-26-2017, 03:13 PM
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WOW great find with a table and the cradle for the 301 too! I just got one similar this summer. just the cradle alone on ebay usually sells for $45. SCORE!!
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Old 11-26-2017, 06:20 PM
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See, I knew you'd all appreciate the great deal I got, lol. I have a couple of weird bobbins that don't seem to fit anything I own. (I think I got them in a grab bag.) One of them fits into the bobbin holder, and I think I'll try it while waiting for the others to arrive. If it works, great, if not, nothing lost. I'm rearranging the sewing area to fit in the new crew. I'm going to have a couple I have to kick off the island. Trying to decide between a maiden voyage on Craigslist, or just giving them to girls from work for Christmas. That does sound like a lot more fun.
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Old 11-27-2017, 05:37 AM
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I own a mocha 301A but mine is a long bed. You will love piecing on it. It sews a great straight stitch. I just pop mine out of the cradle, grab the handle and take it to quilting class. Enjoy it!
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Old 11-27-2017, 05:53 AM
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I don't know if you know anything about vintage machines so forgive me on this but be sure to oil and clean it properly before you use it. My old Singers love oil and grease.
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Old 11-27-2017, 08:04 AM
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Wonderful! I really love slant-shank Singers, they are my favorite 'breed' of vintage machine, and it's hard to pick a favorite but the 301 is a marvelous stitcher. This will be a great machine for taking to classes!

http://shop.sew-classic.com/ is a great source for most things you'll need for this machine. They have the bobbins you need ("Bobbins class 221 301 Metal 10 pack") for $3.99 right now. My 301 had a broken tension spring and rotted feet and a few other issues - I was able to order everything from Sew Classic and now she sews like new!

Congrats on your new "baby".
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Old 12-16-2017, 09:25 PM
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Congrats! I bought my 301 and a large box of attachments on line last year ... Goodwill of Florida, had it shipped to my home in Montana. I recommend having yours serviced before much use. Mine runs so smoothly. I love the sound of the mechanical machines. Also, the slant shank is the best! Enjoy.
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Old 12-17-2017, 04:01 AM
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Great find! I have two vintage Singers, a featherweight and a 401A. I love them both. All I need is more time so I could sew more.
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Old 12-20-2017, 08:36 PM
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Wow! What a great score!! Neat that you got the machine and the table! Happy stitching~
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Old 12-21-2017, 05:08 AM
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I learned on the 301 and now own a couple of them. Easy to maintain. You got a great deal.
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