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Re: First Seat Done

 by Revv Up ¦  Thu May 06, 2021 4:30 am ¦  Forum: Automotive ¦  Topic: First Seat Done ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 1114

Looking good

Re: Bobbin case talk

 by Revv Up ¦  Thu May 06, 2021 4:30 am ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Bobbin case talk ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 30

I only buy bobbin cases from the manufacturer, if something dos t work right they come good for it.

Re: Powersport Strap Removal/Instal

 by Revv Up ¦  Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:30 am ¦  Forum: Marine ¦  Topic: Powersport Strap Removal/Instal ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 380

Wouldn’t a regular pop rivet work?

Re: Stapler Options?

 by Revv Up ¦  Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:01 am ¦  Forum: Beginner Questions ¦  Topic: Stapler Options? ¦  Replies: 23 ¦  Views: 1862

I made a Velcro strap to hold the safety :sunglasses:

Re: Help Please

 by Revv Up ¦  Fri Feb 12, 2021 12:54 am ¦  Forum: Beginner Questions ¦  Topic: Help Please ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 451

For the future... you can safely wind bobbins while you sew, saves a lot of time.

Re: Stapler Options?

 by Revv Up ¦  Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:59 am ¦  Forum: Beginner Questions ¦  Topic: Stapler Options? ¦  Replies: 23 ¦  Views: 1862

The BeA 71/16-421 stapler is what I recommend. Its costs $197 here in the states on amazon. https://amzn.to/2CVi4r6 $400 for a stapler sounds quite extreme. Where is that price coming from? @BigRig @Revv Up What staple gun are you using there in Canada? I bought a Fasco F1B a few years ago, it’s be...

Re: Thread jamming and fraying

 by Revv Up ¦  Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:45 pm ¦  Forum: Sewing Machines & Tools - Reviews / Problems / Fixes / Etc... ¦  Topic: Thread jamming and fraying ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 883

I’ve had problems with large spools of Sungaurd where the spools are wound to tight and just causes too much friction giving me all kinds of grief. The only cure I have found is to wind it on bobbins and use them to feed the top thread.

Re: Stitch length chnages

 by Revv Up ¦  Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:23 am ¦  Forum: Beginner Questions ¦  Topic: Stitch length chnages ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 594

I topstitch pretty much double the length than if I was sewing panels together

Re: Adjusting the hight of the walking feet on a 211W155 Singer

 by Revv Up ¦  Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:23 pm ¦  Forum: Beginner Questions ¦  Topic: Adjusting the hight of the walking feet on a 211W155 Singer ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 766

Only thing I can think of it shorten the feet posts by the same amount, I’d buy a cheap set to experiment with.

Re: My first project - single seater

 by Revv Up ¦  Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:37 pm ¦  Forum: Show Off Your Projects ¦  Topic: My first project - single seater ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 1127

pretty complex for a first job, nice work

Re: Machine Advice Please

 by Revv Up ¦  Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:14 pm ¦  Forum: Sewing Machines & Tools - Reviews / Problems / Fixes / Etc... ¦  Topic: Machine Advice Please ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 1201

I have found the best servo motors to buy have a digital controller that allows you to adjust speed and needle position. Mine can be cranked up to the highest speed yet still crawl one stitch at a time when needed. Don’t know if you can add one to your motor but if you can they are well worth it. ht...

At the risk of sounding like a skipping record.... learn how to check your hook timing. A good cleaning and oiling always helps and if you have been sewing through glue or tape a lot check for sticky residue on the needle/ hook assembly. It doesn’t take much to get the timing off if your pounding th...

Re: Help with machine problem

 by Revv Up ¦  Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:15 pm ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: Help with machine problem ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 837

I had a similar problem the other day, figured out I used mismatched feet and the heights were different causing feed problems, put the proper pairs in and problem solved.

Re: Thread tension seems off...

 by Revv Up ¦  Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:07 am ¦  Forum: Sewing Machines & Tools - Reviews / Problems / Fixes / Etc... ¦  Topic: Thread tension seems off... ¦  Replies: 12 ¦  Views: 1901

I also have a Juki 1541, my bets are
1) the timing is off
2) hook too far from needle
3) your thread is wound too tight on the spool and requires too much effort to unspool.

Re: uneven feed

 by Revv Up ¦  Sat Dec 12, 2020 3:06 am ¦  Forum: General Discussion ¦  Topic: uneven feed ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 830

I would think foot pressure and feed dog height would be the adjustments I’d be looking for.

Re: Shift boots - Audi A4 and Volvo C30

 by Revv Up ¦  Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:32 pm ¦  Forum: Show Off Your Projects ¦  Topic: Shift boots - Audi A4 and Volvo C30 ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 759

Those look great, nice work!

For straight line projects I will use Tyvec paper (house wrap) it’s thin, cheap and resists flexing and stretching. For curved shapes I use boat top clear, the nice part is you can see through.

Re: Getting low speed control with clutch motor

 by Revv Up ¦  Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:06 pm ¦  Forum: Beginner Questions ¦  Topic: Getting low speed control with clutch motor ¦  Replies: 12 ¦  Views: 1868

A longer throw for the rod from the treadle to the clutch and or a different pulley will help but...... servo motors are relatively cheap, easy to install and just work awesome. You won’t be sorry.

I’d try increasing the foot tension and see if that helps.

Re: Cutting Tool

 by Revv Up ¦  Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:18 pm ¦  Forum: Sewing Machines & Tools - Reviews / Problems / Fixes / Etc... ¦  Topic: Cutting Tool ¦  Replies: 6 ¦  Views: 1594

How do you like it? Faster than shears?

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First Seat Done

Looking good