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I have a 222K Singer sewing machine which was given to me

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I have a 222K Singer sewing machine which was given to me years ago and I have never used it but would like to now. the first 19 pages of the manual are missing. I have oiled it in all the recommended places. when I attempted to sew with it, the lower bobbin case was barely letting the thread thru, so I loosened the tension nut. However, the top thread keeps cutting off as soon as it enters the bobbin case. what can I do to fix this. I am not by the machine right now but at work.
JA: What's the sewing machine's make and model? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: It is 60 years old. I just looked up the Serial Number earlier.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: there is no Singer dealer where I live. I was going to try it if not too complex, otherwise would likely take to a dealer in larger centre when we go on next trip to either Grande Prairie, AB or Edmonton, AB CAN
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: not sure, I'm sure its hasn't been used for at least 40 years. and can I download the user manual somewhere? as well as instruction on how to use the button hole attachment? I haven't used one in years since I was very young
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Appliance
Expert:  Michael replied 11 months ago.

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