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I have a Singer Slant-O-Matic 503 Special Sewing Machine. I purchased it in 1962 in Appleton. My question is:
I cannot loosen the stop motion wheel with the right hand in order to load a bobbin. The stop motion wheel is too tight.
Margie D. in De Pere, Wis.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Small Appliance
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Small Appliance Technician: Michael, Small Appliance Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hi Margie, I am Tech Michael a specialist expert in this field and I will be assisting you today. I am a Master Technician that's dedicated to giving you the best Answer possible.

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This is more than likely stuck due to corrosion and wear on the threaded end of the adjustment control.

You can use a tiny bit of a solvent such as WD-40 on a Q tip or carefully spray just a tiny bit onto the threaded part and let it sit for a day then try this again, it should free the mechanism.

In any case, I will stick with you until this is complete.

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Thank you

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