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I just rec' a singer 1120 and the thing seems to be bound up

The hand wheel will not move it seems to be stuck

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Look in your manual and find the "Bobbin stopper". It has two positions. One of these positions locks up the machine. Just push it to the side and your machine will free up. This drove me nuts finding it. After I found it, my wife said, "oh yeah, now I remember"!

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Your machine is probably froze up. You need to oil it, put oil in the hook under the bobbin case, remove the bottom cover and oil it well there. Let it sit a little while and then try to turn it by hand. Sometimes when they are froze up, it can take a few days to get them freed up. Don't force it as you could break gears and then you will have a bigger probelm.

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