tacsew t111 help - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Interior
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 08-12-2010, 04:10 PM
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: CA
Posts: 88
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
tacsew t111 help

I just purchased a new tacsew t111-155. I pulled the machine out of the box and rolled it over by hand and noticed that the center presser foot is striking the lower feed dog (I apologize if the terminology is not correct) really hard. The machine will roll by hand, but I am nervous about hooking the motor up. I removed the rear foot and needle to make sure what was causing the jam....I also tried adjusting it on top of the machine with the knurled knobs....but there was no noticeable difference. Any ideas? I must be doing something wrong....Thank You in advance JCAR

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 08-12-2010, 09:26 PM
DanTwoLakes's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Contact adhesive
Last journal entry: 49 Packard
Last photo:
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin
Age: 64
Posts: 5,820
Wiki Edits: 22

Thanks: 0
Thanked 143 Times in 131 Posts
If I were you, I'd assume there was nothing wrong, put it in the stand , and hook it up to the motor. If it clatters or makes some other terrible noise, or actually jams up, then I would take it to a professional sewing machine mechanic. There is an adjustment to the feed dog, but if that's the problem I would let a pro adjust it. The presser foot, or whatever foot you're using, needs to contact the feed dog on its downward stroke to feed the cloth through the machine. The cloth is also fed through the machine by the needle pushing the work forward.

The knurled knob, in conjunction with a screw on the back of the machine, adjusts the machine for the thickness of the fabric you're sewing.
__________________
__________________________________

No one lives forever, the trick is creating something that will.
__________________________________
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 08-12-2010, 10:01 PM
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: CA
Posts: 88
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Thank You DanTwoLakes for answering...I guess I am asking because it really feels like it is jamming, it will not rotate past the point when the foot strikes without some effort, I think I will take it in to be sure. Thank You JCAR
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Interior posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My First Practice Session with the Tacsew horvath Interior 97 03-01-2011 07:02 PM
finally buying a sewing machine PUREAUDIO Interior 47 02-24-2010 07:13 AM
Industrial sewing machines justbillj Interior 5 02-14-2010 08:03 AM
help on buying a sewing machine!!!!! NEW INTERIORS Interior 41 09-28-2007 03:23 PM
What I've Done With the Tacsew Sewing Machine Since I Got It horvath Interior 15 04-06-2007 12:03 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.