Here is a list of all the postings Arthur Sixsmith has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Silicon bronze running in cast iron?|
If its working why bother. Is the needle striking the needle plate , presser foot or looper? If not I would leave alone. Just my 2d
|Thread: DTI Glass replacement|
Search ebay for pocket watch glass. All sizes up to about 50mm at about £3.
|Thread: Gas demand valves|
Hi Martin same hear.I have been looking for one for ages. I tried a engineer that repairs fork lift trucks.No joy. Some where on net some one was using a gas reg in reverse but now lost the site.I will be very interested if you find one that is not to expensive! Arthur
|Thread: Myford Super 7 Belt and change gear cover material|
When I bought my S7 this casting was cracked at the hinge. I took it to a mate that repaired aluminium former for the shoe trade.He welded it with a stick welder (DC?),That was 25+ years ago and is still good.
|Thread: What Are These Parallel Pliers?|
They are round leather belt pliers I have two sizers of these in my tool box. I was a industrial sewing mechanic all my working life. Arthur
|Thread: Circular knitting machine repair|
Just a thought is a sock knitting machine ?
|Thread: UK or chinese source for ER20 collet nut "hook/c" spanner|
I have offered you one for nowt? Arthur
Hi I have a collet nut spanner marked 28/32 .this is much to small for my ER32 collets.If its any good to you send me your address and I will post it of to you tomorrow Regards Arthur
|Thread: Ticket Clippers??|
I have just been out in workshop and found mine.If you send me your address i will post them to you. Arthur
We used this type of pliers to notch card patterns in the clothing trade. search pattern notcher. Arthur
|Thread: Appraising an electric motor|
I put one of these motors on ebay last year bin £40.It sold in 40 min. Buyer picked it up next day said at this price if burnt out it was worth rewinding! But like you say very heavy motor.
|Thread: Mardrive component Misplaced motor component|
We used this type of clutch/motor on sewing machines. The spring and roller whent down the motor shaft to keep the flywheel and pulley apart. Hope this helps Arthur
|Thread: Mystery Drive Belt|
We used a belt like this on Quick Stop sewing machine motors.Google for Quick Stop belt. There are two sizes. They where also used on a tape cutting machine that came from Germany. These belts where much better. Arthur
|Thread: Singer 660 A1 sewing machine|
You need to put clutch brake on by pushing on the "heel" of the tredle and at the same time squeezing the belt together. The nylon is just a plug to lock the nut. We some times tap (belt) the spanner with copper hammer.
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