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Wondering which Model 66 red eye I have

Wondering which Model 66 red eye I have

Old 05-27-2021, 05:55 AM
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Great job. I do notice that you haven't replaced the race oil wick. Some links showing how to install a new wick:
https://www.quiltingboard.com/vintag...a-t183703.html
https://color-my-world-with-warmth.b...k-on-66-1.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edJkboOOa2c

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Old 05-27-2021, 06:24 AM
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Fabulous job on the clean up.
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Old 05-27-2021, 10:50 AM
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That looks fantastic! If you're taking in machines for cleaning, just let me know.
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Old 05-27-2021, 03:13 PM
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Kelly, Check for a private message. Please.
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Old 05-31-2021, 06:56 AM
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Thanks, everyone! I did enjoy taking it bit by bit, seeing the golden dried oil "patina" covering everything quickly turn to the clean silver/steel color it should be. Very satisfying work
Janey - I learned about the wick from another thread on here (likely one you replied to with the same links, since I remember watching that video you linked!). I appreciate that, since mine didn't have even a nub of a wick in it and I had no idea what that cone shaped wire was for. I just haven't made the time to go to my stash to find some wool felt yet, but I will - thanks!
I have a question about the base, but I think I'll start a new thread for that.
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