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Message Board > Sewing Machines > Anyone in the market for a Kenmore 3/4 size EMBROIDERY machine? ( Moderated by Sharon1952, EleanorSews)

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Anyone in the market for a Kenmore 3/4 size EMBROIDERY machine?
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Date: 1/5/14 12:26 PM

A real winner on Craigslist

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2014: Sold the 7700 to make room for a 5.5mm machine alongside side my Ellie.
2013: Wow.. no real new toys - too much family drama!!!!
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Date: 1/5/14 12:27 PM

Lmao. I'll bet that embroiders some really nice seams

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I'll try anything once :)

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Date: 1/5/14 12:28 PM

Didn't you mean weiner! Sure looks like a serger to me. And, I would not touch it with a 10 foot pole.

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Date: 1/5/14 12:43 PM

LOL.

But seriously, it's posts like this that keep me checking out CL. I keep thinking somebody is going to list a "used sewing machine" for $30 that turns out to be a TOL of some kind.

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Date: 1/5/14 12:45 PM

Quote: Addierecoy
LOL.



But seriously, it's posts like this that keep me checking out CL. I keep thinking somebody is going to list a "used sewing machine" for $30 that turns out to be a TOL of some kind.




And those happen!!!!

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My projects (and life and times!) are on www.RipStitcher.com

Wish list:
Bernina 550QE (for it's cute little footprint)
Sashiko
Ovation serger
APQS George ... oh heck... go Millie!

2014: Sold the 7700 to make room for a 5.5mm machine alongside side my Ellie.
2013: Wow.. no real new toys - too much family drama!!!!
2012: New Elna Lotus for granddaughter, Red Elna Press, Horizon 7700, Gidget 2 Table, Babylock Ellisimo Gold
1970's: Elna SU62 & ElnaPress

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Date: 1/5/14 12:46 PM

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Didn't you mean weiner! Sure looks like a serger to me. And, I would not touch it with a 10 foot pole.

I have dachshunds. So "weiner" is insulting in this context. LOL

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My projects (and life and times!) are on www.RipStitcher.com

Wish list:
Bernina 550QE (for it's cute little footprint)
Sashiko
Ovation serger
APQS George ... oh heck... go Millie!

2014: Sold the 7700 to make room for a 5.5mm machine alongside side my Ellie.
2013: Wow.. no real new toys - too much family drama!!!!
2012: New Elna Lotus for granddaughter, Red Elna Press, Horizon 7700, Gidget 2 Table, Babylock Ellisimo Gold
1970's: Elna SU62 & ElnaPress

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Date: 1/5/14 12:48 PM

I would never insult a "doxie"!

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Date: 1/5/14 2:13 PM

Quote: Addierecoy
LOL.
But seriously, it's posts like this that keep me checking out CL. I keep thinking somebody is going to list a "used sewing machine" for $30 that turns out to be a TOL of some kind.

Funny ad indeed !

I couldn't believe my eyes when I spotted a Pfaff 1222,including the case and new looking foot control,on CL for 60 dollars a few months ago.The ad only said.....old sewing machine.Several e-mails later,the seller said the spool pins and presser feet are missing,he would sell me the machine for 40 dollars.The missing parts were no problem for me.

I use thread stands and have lots of Pfaff presser feet,including a spare Pfaff 1200 series high shank adapter for Pfaff snap-on presser feet.

I couldn't drive fast enough at the posted speed limit on the freeway and across a toll bridge.I was afraid someone else would get to the seller's house faster. Not !

The seller was a very nice and kind person and waited for me until the next day to try out the Pfaff. Yes,the Pfaff 1222 followed me home.
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Date: 1/5/14 2:29 PM

I just went back and re-read the ad I posted.

Gotta give this person credit.. he/she went through the work over posting over 200 ads. (at the time I checked, this seller has 236 items up!)

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My projects (and life and times!) are on www.RipStitcher.com

Wish list:
Bernina 550QE (for it's cute little footprint)
Sashiko
Ovation serger
APQS George ... oh heck... go Millie!

2014: Sold the 7700 to make room for a 5.5mm machine alongside side my Ellie.
2013: Wow.. no real new toys - too much family drama!!!!
2012: New Elna Lotus for granddaughter, Red Elna Press, Horizon 7700, Gidget 2 Table, Babylock Ellisimo Gold
1970's: Elna SU62 & ElnaPress

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Date: 1/5/14 2:41 PM

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Kenmore-Parts/Sewing-machine-Parts/Model-3851664190/0582/1240500/00056276/00010?blt=06&prst=0&shdMod=3851664190

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/user-manuals/26171/3851664190-Kenmore-Parts-OVERLOCK+SEWING+MACHINE-manual?pathRender=fromManualTabPage

If it has a bent or broken looper and you need the missing electric lead and the foot pedal on it, it probably would not be worth it.


If it did not, and worked and you had another Janome kind of machine, with the same lead cord and foot pedal already, and you could just switch back and forth anytime you wanted, then you could even use it as a 2nd overlocker just set up for rolled hem or something like that.

If you want to see something even funnier, if you look at the Sears parts list for it, they got a generic bolt on sewing machine walking foot listed there for it Which of course could never be bolted on there and used either, just since it's not a sewing machine. So even someone at Sears, at least for a moment once, thought it was a sewing machine too!!!
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