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necchi_sewing_machine [2017/01/12 22:01]
necchi_sewing_machine [2017/08/05 16:04]
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 ^Training needed| yes| ^Training needed| yes|
 ^Hackable| yes | ^Hackable| yes |
-^Model| ​Model Number+^Model| ​BU
-^Serial| ​Serial Number|+^Serial| ​U140197|
 ^Arrival Date| 2015| ^Arrival Date| 2015|
-^Working| ​no|+^Working| ​yes|
 ^Contact| Sam Harmon| ^Contact| Sam Harmon|
-Current Status: Ran, but pedal mechanism did not start/stop. Needs electrical work.+Current Status: ​<del>Ran, but pedal mechanism did not start/stop. Needs electrical work.</​del>​FIXED
-Necchi ​Sewing MachineFairly old vintage.+1/29/2017 - Replaced badly decayed cord in plug/pedal mechanism. Seems to be working better. Pedal should probably have a base added. Plug part is now plugged into a cheapo surge protector that's kind of holding the whole thing together. Whole assembly should probably be reworked, but this will get it moving. Replacement motor/pedal might be a good idea too (already on hand, though lamp would have to be wired differently). 
 +Actual sewing is still untested, but it is functioning much like a sewing machine should. 
 +Pedal works by taking hot of line, and running through one of 5 or six resistances,​ and back out to drive motor. 
 +8/5/2017 - Bobbin winding does work, though the lever needs to be lifted by hand when doing so. (only with Singer-style bobbins. ​Necchi(?)-style bobbins seem to hold correctly...
 {{tag>​[needs_details needs_maintenance needs_minor_repair]}} {{tag>​[needs_details needs_maintenance needs_minor_repair]}}
necchi_sewing_machine.txt · Last modified: 2017/08/08 21:57 by sdh7