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Needles for Thompson Waling foot machine

I cannot find the packet my needles came in & need to order some more for my Thompson Walking Foot machine. What is the number for the needle that fits this machine. I'm thinking it might be 135X17 but am not sure. Thanks, Crystal

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  • CrystalDyes Oct 16, 2007

    Local store did not even know what the machine or needle was. I'm in a very rural area. I finally found a source on-line for Thompson after mega-searching & several different search engines and apparently my long-term memory was correct. It was a 135x17. The 15x1 705 is too short for this machine. Those are predominately for household machines. I now have 100 needles coming from Allbrands.com. This machine is no longer manufactured anymore but has been replaced by Sailrite which is made by the same company. Thanks for trying.

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135 X 17 is the correct sizing. Needles you should use are from #18 to #22. You can order from sailrite.com or from "thompson" the manufacturer is now datco or something, located in Lubbock Texas (do a google search on Thompson mini walking foot sewing machine)

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