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Hmm, why did I by a 30" throat sewing machine?

 


councilman24  (D 8631)

Jan 23, 2013, 9:50 PM
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Just bought a 144A305 30" throat walking foot sewing machine.Shocked Now I need an engine hoist to move it.Crazy Not sure why except the price was about 1/5 what it should have been. And a bigger basement!Unsure

Now all I have to do is find torn circus tents.Angelic
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dpreguy  (D 835)

Jan 23, 2013, 11:27 PM
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A beauty!!


theonlyski  (D License)

Jan 24, 2013, 4:35 AM
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Over compensating much?Tongue


gowlerk  (C 3196)

Jan 24, 2013, 6:18 AM
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You are an SM addict.


jonathan.newman  (D 30644)

Jan 24, 2013, 9:18 AM
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Now you can stitch on any part of a rig without opening the reserve container. Just feed the whole rig through the throat. Good job.


airtwardo  (D License)

Jan 24, 2013, 9:37 AM
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Now all I have to do is find torn circus tents.

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Any sailboats up there need a patch? Wink


councilman24  (D 8631)

Jan 24, 2013, 11:05 AM
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i hope so!


RiggerLee

Jan 24, 2013, 2:30 PM
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Show us a picture of it instaled in your shop. No envy till you find a place to put it. That's the hard part. I've got one on a beauty of an 8 foot table but I can't find a place to put it.

Lee


theonlyski  (D License)

Jan 24, 2013, 2:46 PM
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Show us a picture of it instaled in your shop. No envy till you find a place to put it. That's the hard part. I've got one on a beauty of an 8 foot table but I can't find a place to put it.

Lee

I'm sure I could make room, just send it to me. Angelic


fcajump  (D 15598)

Jan 28, 2013, 2:38 PM
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Cause you're an addict... Wink


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Jan 28, 2013, 4:53 PM
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30 inches?

Man, that IS a Deep Throat.


councilman24  (D 8631)

Jan 28, 2013, 9:17 PM
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I've got room to set it. Not much room around it.Crazy But no way I can lift the damn head by myself.Shocked


Bignugget  (A License)

Jan 28, 2013, 10:43 PM
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An interesting aspect of skydiving I had absolutely 0 idea existed before I started jumping this winter.

Male obsession with sewing machines.

I think Home-EC teachers everywhere coulda seen such better male attendance if they had marketed it right.

How much does the thing weigh???

That pic doesn't make it look that big but scale is always hard to determine in those kind of pictures.


OuttaBounZ

Jan 28, 2013, 11:17 PM
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Are you bragging or looking to off load it? Laugh


ctrph8  (D License)

Jan 29, 2013, 12:38 AM
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Seriously! I didn't see that one until it was too late. I'm limiting myself to the one right now...OK, two, but if I had the room I'd have a whole floor of them. There is a part of me that REALLY wants a harness machine but I don't really want to do much harness work. I just want to be able to.


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An interesting aspect of skydiving I had absolutely 0 idea existed before I started jumping this winter.

Male obsession with sewing machines.

I think Home-EC teachers everywhere coulda seen such better male attendance if they had marketed it right.

How much does the thing weigh???

That pic doesn't make it look that big but scale is always hard to determine in those kind of pictures.


theonlyski  (D License)

Jan 29, 2013, 8:27 AM
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There is a part of me that REALLY wants a harness machine but I don't really want to do much harness work. I just want to be able to.

Same here!



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