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Old 03-30-2012, 09:07 AM
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I don't need no more confusing ..............


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Great find!!!!!
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:15 PM
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To "restore" the finish on your table use denatured alcohol and rags. Pour the denatured alcohol on the rag and then wipe with the grain in long quick strokes. This dissolves the old scratched shellac, spreading it to fill in the scratches. All you're doing is redistributing the finish! Let dry,then wax with a very good furniture grade wax. Your table will look beautiful and best of all, the same as when it was new.

I did this with the table top on my Singer 15-91 a month ago. It's so beautiful now!

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I like a darker finish on my wood so i used Watco Danish oil on my wood. Took knobs off and scrubbed. Yes I think it was in the home of a smoker, used toothbrush and alittle dawn watered down to scrub the outside. It seams to be in working order but wiring look bad in spots so not sure I want to plug in, but she looks much happier and purdy in my sewing rm. had to move machines around to make rm for her.
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More than purdy!!! Absolutely gorgeous. And look at all the good company she is in.
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Dearest Folkartisans,
I'm not experienced enough to be tagged a beginner - about sewing and quilting, too - although maternal g-gnome had that footprint, or rather hand print. In any event, please type slowly lest I become evermore confused.
Am wondering if the the heavens ever opened up and tossed down an instruction manual for your Sewmor 770? Reason I ask is that I guess it's fair to say that I lucked into one; and, boy howdy, I could certainly use the printed word direction, too.
Closest I've found to obtaining a manual for Sewmors is via Relics, and I'm guessing the closest model # manual would be for the 711(?). Suppose that the 770 was built in the 1940-50s era with cams that are built in, not sure about the 711; & the 606 is a more vintage straight stitch machine. Any direction offered would be most appreciated.
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Dearest Folkartisans,
I'm not experienced enough to be tagged a beginner - about sewing and quilting, too - although maternal g-gnome had that footprint, or rather hand print. In any event, please type slowly lest I become evermore confused.
Am wondering if the the heavens ever opened up and tossed down an instruction manual for your Sewmor 770? Reason I ask is that I guess it's fair to say that I lucked into one; and, boy howdy, I could certainly use the printed word direction, too.
Closest I've found to obtaining a manual for Sewmors is via Relics, and I'm guessing the closest model # manual would be for the 711(?). Suppose that the 770 was built in the 1940-50s era with cams that are built in, not sure about the 711; & the 606 is a more vintage straight stitch machine. Any direction offered would be most appreciated.
Could you post a picture of your 770? That would give us an idea what manual would be the best match. I am going to guess that your 770 would have been produced in the 1960s or so.
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Originally Posted by needledumb View Post
Dearest Folkartisans,
I'm not experienced enough to be tagged a beginner - about sewing and quilting, too - although maternal g-gnome had that footprint, or rather hand print. In any event, please type slowly lest I become evermore confused.
Am wondering if the the heavens ever opened up and tossed down an instruction manual for your Sewmor 770? Reason I ask is that I guess it's fair to say that I lucked into one; and, boy howdy, I could certainly use the printed word direction, too.
Closest I've found to obtaining a manual for Sewmors is via Relics, and I'm guessing the closest model # manual would be for the 711(?). Suppose that the 770 was built in the 1940-50s era with cams that are built in, not sure about the 711; & the 606 is a more vintage straight stitch machine. Any direction offered would be most appreciated.
Mine is the 770 so is yours just like mine or diff? i am still in search of a manual though,sorry!
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[ATTACH=CONFIG]329664[/ATTACH]Machine is being shipped, so not with me yet. Only photo I have & sorry 'bout size...the computer and I have a love/hate relationship, sans the love. Described as in near pristine condition, & the pedal looked like it had never known a toe-tapper - 1.5 amps, 21 built-in stitches, etc. Guess I was fortunate in that there was only but one other bidder. Seller wrote after sale that she had two previous offers, each nixed by each lustful galpal's hubby. Via web research I was informed that there were some 15 companies making what are now called Japanese clone machines dovetailing post ww2 reconstruction; Usually under contract from the likes of Singer, Brothers, Necchia, etc & also for every department store brand under the sun; Sometimes they would also deconstruct and copy existing machines, with usual results as good, sometimes even better than mimicked originals. Some maybe not, so dunno.

I opted to order a generic instruction manual for $5 + postage, said within public domain, although described as for '60s zig-zags - what caught my eye there was seller's write-up (Having problems finding exact match manual?) about how many/most were similarly constructed and he used it for, among others, a Dressmaker...I saw a Dressmaker label machine with a similar, not exactly, looking dial set-up. With my baseline of understanding I read dog feed and figure Rover's tummy is growling...just to underscore the less than little I know.

Someone wrote that the manual is the most important accessory one can have, so, hope the generic one helps; Can't hurt; And plan to keep looking for any manual that figures to even help more, so as to better enable my loopy learning curve.
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Hey there and howdy do ppquilter, et al,
I did receive Sewmore770; By all appearances it is a a beauty; & by all appearance a beauty sans plastic as it will remain sans plastic surgery. Seller is seemingly a lower order primate, since it was packed as if by a monkey visa vi my requested & payed for extra care re shipping. So, it now has two approx. 5cm bare metal wounds as if gouged by a screwdriver. What can you do about the wake of acne beyond accept the scars?
Most important for me, the motor/bracket/bolt was loose and when tightened the motor does not rest square, but rests at a several degree angle from square behind machine, with it's spindle to belt drive seemingly tight. Does the motor on the back of your Sewmor 770 rest parallel behind, or is yours also at a non-plumb position? I'll be taking it into a sewing machine fix-it/check-up place, but wondered if the bracket - which is serious gage iron metal - may have been bent during shipping by any dark and vast impersonal forces? Machine did come with some accessories, including two different multiple cam insert disc pieces. Haven't received that generic De Luxe Zig-Zag Sewing Machine Instruction Manual yet. Again, not sure how much help that'll be, but if you can't find it and want copy I'd be happy to provide it at only cost of photocopy and postage. Best to all, or as close I can manage to that, Paul
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