Not an improvement:Broke my 301

Old 07-04-2018, 11:02 AM
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Well, this is a new one. I broke my 301 before I got it threaded. I was putting the head in the car and bumped the take up arm. Touched it later and it fell off. Well, the external part broke off. Hmm can I steal one from anything else, or will I need to order one? What ever can I use to sew while I am waiting on a part? I believe I am still left with a choice or 50. Oh well, more time to clean it. Partially oiled it and it is smoother. Glad it is a replacable part.
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Old 07-04-2018, 11:14 AM
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First the bike, now this. You're dangerous these days!
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Old 07-04-2018, 01:13 PM
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I think I'd take the faceplate off and see if I could glue or weld it back on "maybe" ha, for a while. ugh!
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Oh no! I hope your able to get sewing again soon.
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Old 07-04-2018, 01:59 PM
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Didn't wreck the bike today. Rode it a parade... Tricky stuff at slow speed, Gave the turquoise Fleetwood a bit of a workout. Gave me more of a workout and and the thread ripper. Left centering took some adjustment.


I looked at that, barny and considered my ancient welding skills. ( gas, arc and forge) Nah, replacement parts are easier to find.
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