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« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2007 09:06:44 AM »

my mom was tellin me a while back you could get old singer manuals for free if you searched long enough, but in any case you'd need to know the model # 1st
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« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2007 09:44:41 AM »

when i brought one of my old singers to be cleaned and repaired at the Singer shop, they GAVE me a instruction manual... its over 30 years old and they still keep them Smiley

i wish i could find a sewing machine in my basement Wink
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« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2007 10:02:54 PM »

Hi, smoker, is this your machine?
http://www.needlebar.org/cm/displayimage.php?album=123&pos=1

You can try selling on craigslist, I bought several of my machines there.  It's not worth too much if it doesn't work.  If you take it to a dealer, it'll probably cost more to repair, if it doesn't.  I know that a regular tune up, depending on the area that you live, can range from $50-80.  Where I live, it's more of in the $80 range for a basic tune up.  If you decide to clean it yourself, there's several yahoo!groups that have very knowledgable people who are very willing and able to walk you through it.

The most popular collector Singers are probably the featherweight and the slant needles (301,401, 500, 501).

Here's an article on how you can estimate how much your machine's worth.  I would probably see if someone on ebay is selling something similar to your machine and use that as a reference point.
http://www.ismacs.net/articles/howmuch.html

hope this helps!
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« Reply #13 on: March 10, 2007 06:43:19 AM »

Yup! That's my girl! Thanks!  Grin
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