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« on: August 03, 2004 12:04:02 PM »

i recently acquired an old sewing machine from my grandmother's friend. it really hasnt been used since the 70s, but has all the pieces and works. i just need to find somewhere to get it serviced. i live in oradell, bergen county, new jersey. (near nyc) can anyone  guide me to a place that does this? thanks!

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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2004 01:23:33 PM »

my grandfather is, of all things, a sewing machine repairman.  i will ask him to recommend someone in nj.  he seems to know people everywhere.
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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2004 07:58:06 PM »

You can try the yellow pages under Sewing Machines and Sewing Machine Repair.  Some repair shops will repair any brand others are specific to the brand(s) sold by the shop.  I hope your machine is still repairable but I'd be careful about putting too much money into a seventies machine.
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2004 07:32:43 AM »

if the machine was maintained and oiled well it doesnt matter if its from the 70's or not, actually probably better because they made the machine mostly metal as opposed to the crappy plastic they use now, I own 4 machines 2 are from the 70's and I usae them everyday, I cant say that about my 3500 dollar machine I bought 2 yrs ago, for one the embroidery thread is so expensive and second the accessories cost a fortune, if its running and stitches nicely, just oil it where the manual says to and you should be fine.

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