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Recent content by skell

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    Saddlehunter.com Member Map - New & Improved!

    Your info went thru and I have it ready to put in. Just haven't had the opportunity. Should be there in the next couple of days.
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    Rebuilding a Singer 201

    To answer some of your questions. From my reading, everyone seems to recommend only Singer oil on the older machines. A good cleaning and lube may make a big difference on how the machine is acting. Sew classic (https://shop.sew-classic.com/) seems to be a decent source of parts.
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    Rebuilding a Singer 201

    Here's a link to my saved stuff in a Google drive folder. You should be able to open and make copies of anything in there. There's a 201-2 (potted motor) owners and adjusters manual and a doc with some helpful webpage urls. One of the urls is for a page that helps ID the machine from the serial...
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    Thumb release to improve accuracy??

    I switched 2 years ago. I use a Tru-Ball Fang 3. I've been really happy with it. The biggest thing I noticed after the switch was I felt it forced me to pay more attention to my anchor point, which in turn has led to more consistency. I didn't have to adjust anything for draw length. And I do...
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    Saddlehunter.com Member Map - New & Improved!

    Yep. PM me the location of the pin needing moved and the new location and I'll take care of it.
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    Anybody still using DIY saddle?

    Can you buy manufactured saddles now?? :tearsofjoy: Kestrel clone here. Still have a sitdrag and early mantis wanna be. I don't see myself turning to a production model. I enjoy the research, planning, and production far too much.
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    Saddlehunter.com Member Map - New & Improved!

    PM me the info on pins needing deleted and what your new location will be. I'll get it taken care of.
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    The DIY mission

    I'm not much help on #1. But here are a couple of threads that may turn out useful for #2 and #3 https://saddlehunter.com/community/index.php?threads/sewing-resources-and-information.6100/ https://saddlehunter.com/community/index.php?threads/deer-hunting-log.9052/
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    Saddlehunter.com Member Map - New & Improved!

    Just bringing the map back to the top. I fell behind on keeping it up to date with the chaos of the last month and some computer issues. It should be up to date again! Stay safe out there!
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    Sewing Resources and Information

    Not sure where you are in WI...but this popped up when I searched consew. Might be a decent middle ground... https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2224041221237896/
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    Sewing Resources and Information

    I would agree with this...in my area (IA) I've been watching the used industrial machine market for a couple of years. I'm lucky to see a used walking foot machine even as low as $700.
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    New from Iowa

    Welcome from the outskirts of Des Moines!
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    Sewing Resources and Information

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/735806802/thread-100-polyester-heavy-duty Not many options from my looking...
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    Doubled up sitdrag

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    Heavy arrow build

    We're a complex bunch ;)