Wheeler Wilson 9 Missing Part?

Old 10-01-2022, 11:12 AM
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Im wondering if anyone can tell me what part I am missing from my Wheeler & Wilson 9. I've heard either a bobbin race or a Jones Spool but nothing Ive found online can confirm either one. For some reason I'm not able to upload a photo today so I'll have to describe what I have.

On the underside of the machine, there is a concave metal component which is clearly a place for the bobbin case to sit but no retention mechanism. I have the correct bobbin case and bobbins but there is nothin holding the bobbin case in place. Under the bobbin area, there is a horizontal flat metal piece with a set screw in it, I assume whatever part I am missing would attach to that screw.
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Old 10-01-2022, 12:05 PM
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Indeed a picture would help. I'm not really familiar the W&W 9, but I do have a Junker & Ruh model R that seems to be a combination of W&W 8 and W&W 9. It appears that some have a part that slides out and away from the bobbin similar to the parts (from an old ebay listing)


and some have a latch that goes through the center of the bobbin (from an old vatican.com listing).


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Old 10-01-2022, 01:06 PM
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Here are pictures of the bobbin area of a W&W 9 I had. There is a lever that goes through the bobbin case and bobbin and folds over (the lever is standing straight up in the 2nd picture, so you can't see it well).

It is my understanding that not all W&W 9s have the same bobbins/cases, so this may or may not help you.
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Old 12-29-2023, 11:57 AM
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If you have a 9, not a D9, this one's bobbin area is intact as far as I know. I'm still after a needle for mine so I'm not 100%.
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