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  1. Thank you, Wizcrafts! You’re a legend. Thanks for the tips. I’ll keep everyone posted on what I determine.
  2. Yes! All new oil and I gave her a good cleaning as soon as I bought her. She runs great except for the presser foot (even with the top thread improperly threaded—ha!). I didn’t even catch that it was supposed to go under the elbow after the second tensioner. Thanks for pointing that out. Oh my goodness! Thank you, kgg!! This manual IS excellent and much better than the techsew one that I received from the original owner. I’ll check it out now. Thank you!
  3. The video link doesn’t appear to work. Try this: https://youtube.com/shorts/wbpGA8ZNGpU?feature=share
  4. I have a TechSew 1460 and have been having an issue with the walking foot where it gets stuck in various raised positions, despite not having the knee pedal or hand lifter engaged. I can’t find any YouTube videos on the issue. I’ll either jiggle the foot pedal, turn the hand crank/motor pulley, or start sewing and it’ll SLAM down. Help! see video for demo: https://youtube.com/shorts/wbpGA8ZNGpU?feature=share
  5. I’m new to industrial sewing machines and just purchased a Techsew 1460 for lighter leatherwork. I LOVE it! I’m trying to learn all I can and have found online resources lacking for it, especially YouTube videos. Can someone tell me what machine it’s a clone of? And what other machines are similar to it that I can study? As a start, I think Typical GC6-7-D, Tacsew T111-155 and Reliable 3200SN are similar…right?? What about juki, Consew or some of the other big names?
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