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Dont know what model my consew is

It was given to me. Its old and dosnt have reverse. It is also missing the knee lift and mechanism on the machine itself. I have sew with consew 206rb for years this one is new to me. I have taken pics of it but not sure where to post them for help.

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I ask this same question of a man trying to sell me an old Pfaff that was made without reverse. He told me I only need reverse to knot the thread at the end of a seam. All I had to do was hold the fabric a little tighter than the presser foot does and the needle would stay in the same spot and the thread would pass through itself as many times as you think you need.
I have not tried it yet but if you just let the needle sew past the end of the fabric a half inch or so you should get a line of knots
The end of the seem you are making will always be covered by the next piece of fabric your adding to what ever your making.
Or a trimming of some kind, or as in upholstery held in place with staples and then always covered.

Your not going to leave a raw edge any where ! right?

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