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It's a older PFAFF. I believe a zig-zag. Not a home but more an Industrial size. The only #'s I have right now r on the front lower right. 138-6/21-BS. Any and all Info would be greatly appreciated.

The table its on is like those I sew at work on, but it has a Consew 115V motor. It will work but I need a manual 2 give it the TLC it needs before I try 2 fire it up. It would make a great movable machine, outlet wise. I need a manual. Thanks, G

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Pfaff has many of there manuals here: http://www.pfaff.com/en-US/Support-and-Updates/Support . I found a manual for the 138 using the search option after clicking on the down arrow in the Machine Name box. The direct link to the manual is http://www.pfaff.com/SiteMedia/PFAFF/Products/Machines/Support-manuals/Pfaff_138-139-manual-ES-DE-FR-ES.PDF . However, the only place I see any reference to 6/21 is in the section on needles. (Some 138 models used a specific needle system.) I don't see any letter codes after the 6/21 in the manual.

I hope this helps.

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Kenmore machines may have parts and manuals available on searspartsdirect.com -- have the correct model number usually a 3 digit a dot and the rest of the numbers (i.e., 158.xxxx or 385.xxxx1). You will see a list, and if you click on parts or attachments list and scroll down into the parts list, there should be a manual listed as either available or not.

As to the new machines, Euro-Pro or any other, if really cheap, then my personal feeling is that they are planned to not last for a long time -- which may account for the lack of oiling instructions in their manuals. The other possible reason 'may' be that like some Viking Husqvarna machines, the metal parts could be infused with oil and the heat from running them produces the oil needed as it runs. Somehow I doubt that could be the answer in an inexpensive machine. If a lot of the parts inside are plastic, then no oil is needed, and they will run until the plastic breaks, necessitating a trip to the repair shop.

Only use sewing machine oil which can be bought at any JoAnn's, Walmart, sew and vac, or sewing machine dealer. Never use household oil or the yellow/blue can of spray that is a water displacement solution which ultimately will gum up the works. You could use Tri-Flow Superior Lubricant.

Basic oiling procedure is to oil wherever metal parts meet (possible friction points) or slide past each other -- a drop or two usually. No grease needed on plastic gears. If you have an old machine with metal gears, then use sewing machine lube (grease) or Tri-Flow lube (can get it at a bicycle shop if no where else).

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