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Can you set your machines time in the same way by the hook in the center of the needle at the bottom of its travel

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You need to retime it properly, email drivewithken@blueyonder.co.uk and I will attach instructions

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Timing is messed up, needle keeps breaking


Kim, there is nothing you can do yourself if the timing is out. But you can check it.
- Remove the needle plate and insert a brand new needle.
- Turn on the machine and put it into straight stitch in the center needle position.
- Turn the hand-wheel forwards until the needle is bottom dead center.
- Turn the hand-wheel forwards until the needle raises 2.2mm from bottom dead center.
- The Hook on the shuttle should now be directly behind the needle.
- If the hook is past, or not yet to the needle, the shuttle is out of time.

Jun 05, 2012 | Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing...

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How to check if your sewing machine is in time.


Raise the presser foot, remove the bobbin case, remove the needle plate. Make certain your correct needle is installed right, with no thread in the needle, rotate the hand wheel until you see the needle at the very bottom of its travel. The hook should be just at the edge of the needle or a fraction from it. As the hook and the needle pass the needle has to start its travel up in order to create a hoop of thread for the hook to catch. If there is not enough travel for a sufficiant hoop to be made the machine may sew but would skip stitches or may not sew at all. If it hits it to late this can cause the hook to split the thread.

on May 23, 2010 | Baby Lock Imagine

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Needle/hook timing is off


1. Remove bobbin case 2. Unthread machine 3. Replace needle making sure it is all the way up in needle shaft and tighten screw 4. Set for straight stitch sewing 5. Position needle bar at Center 6.Roll up a towel and gently lay machine back on it. 7. Remove shuttle race ring 8. Turn handwheel SLOWLY toward you until needle reaches it's highest point and travels just 1/16" 9. Point of hook should be directly BEHIND the needle OR At LEAST 1/16" or tad above that measurement. 10. As hook passes needle, it should be slightly ABOVE the eye of the needle If timing seems good at this junction, you can carefully wipe the hook with alcohol on a clean, lint-free cloth (old T-shirt makes good rag) MAKE SURE YOU ARE CAREFUL BECAUSE HOOK POINT EXTREMELY SHARP! ALWAYS SET POWER SWITCH TO OFF POSITION/UNPLUG -- Never panic or toss machine across floor because you can probably determine that it's just a matter of rethreading or a minor adjustment. Hope this helps! Jimmy

Mar 30, 2012 | Sewing Machines

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How do I set the timing on a singer 600e sewing


There should be two marks on the needle bar when it is at its lowest point when you raise the needle you should just see the bottom mark and the point of the hook at that time should be right smack in the center of the needle right above the eye.

Jan 21, 2010 | Sewing Machines

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Needle not picking up bottom thread. Whilst sewing thick fabric my needle broke.i replaced the needle but it was not picking up the stitches evenly. I put it away got it out today cleaned the bobbin race...


Remove the needle plate and the bobbin case.

Ensure that the needle is inserted all the way up into the needle clamp.

Set the machine for straight stitch, center needle position.

Slowly turn the handwheel in the normal sewing direction and observe the following hook timing setting:

When the needle reaches it's lowest point and travels up 3.5mm, the point of the hook should be directly behind the needle, or at least within 1 or 2mm.

Another view is as the hook passes the needle, it should pass the needle slightly above the eye of the needle.

If the timing looks good, use some alcohol on a bit of cloth to clean the hook, careful around the tip of the hook as it is very sharp.

If the hook timing is off, you will need to take it to a knowledgeable service person as there are several possible solutions and several other related adjustments which will need to be made.

Jan 16, 2010 | Janome Jem Gold 660 Sewing Machine

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Needle keeps striking hook. is this a timing problem?


Remove the bobbin case and unthread the machine.

Ensure that a new needle is inserted all the way up into the needle clamp.

Set the machine for straight stitch, center needle position.

Lay the machine on it's back, preferably on a rolled up towel to protect it.

In the bobbin area, carefully snap to the sides the little black arms which hold the race cover and remove the cover.

Slowly turn the handwheel in the normal sewing direction and observe the following hook timing setting:

When the needle reaches it's lowest point and travels up 2mm, the point of the hook should be directly behind the needle, or at least within 1 or 2mm.

Another view is as the hook passes the needle, it should pass the needle slightly above the eye of the needle.

If the timing looks good, use some alcohol on a bit of cloth to clean the hook, careful around the tip of the hook as it is very sharp.

If the hook timing is off, you will need to take it to a knowledgeable service person as there are several possible solutions and several other related adjustments which will need to be made.

It also may be possible that the hook is too close laterally to the hook, whereby a service person will be needed.

Jan 16, 2010 | Necchi Sewing Machines

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Needle/Bobbin issues with Bernina Deco 600


Jim!

Perfect phrasing of the question, you have all the lingo/parts down pat!

First make sure your new needle is straight, then check to make sure it lines up in the center of the hole in the stitch plate.

There is basically a 1/2 sheet of papers (we use the fine waxy sticker backing paper as our guages don't fit well .1mm! ) distance between the hook and the needle.

Rotate your hook so that it is aligned with the needle in the center position, there should be 2mm between the top of the needle eye and the bottom edge of the hook.

Dec 29, 2008 | Bernina Bernette Deco 600

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Timing is off on my Pfaff 2140/2170 machine.


Basically on any sewing machine to time it you will need to separate the two gears that drive the hook. Usually loosen the set screws that attach the gear to the shaft and separate them.
Time the hook first. On center needle position, set the hook so that the point is behind the needle when the needle bar has risen about 2.5mm.
2) Set the needle bar height. Choose the needle position which is the last for the hook to pass.
(Left on most machines, right on older Vikings) At this point, place the point of the hook behind
the needle and set the needle bar height so that top of the eye is just barely below the tip of the
hook.
3) Check feed timing. Set the stitch length to the longest stitch. The needle should enter the
fabric just as the teeth drop below the surface of the plate.

Dec 14, 2008 | Sewing Machines

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Zigzag stitch not right.


This is an issue entirely related to the timing of the hook to the needle.

What model is your machine, top loading or front loading bobbin ?


The correct passage of the hook behind the needle, is generally very similar for either type of bobbin...adjustment requires the ability to disengage the shaft movement tying the top (needle) and bottom (hook) so that each may move separately and the small adjustment be made.

As the needle rises from the lowest position approx 1.2mm, the tip of the hook should be at the point of beginning to pass behind the needle, to pick up the bobbin thread, when in wide zig zag and at the widest and furthest travel of the hook........there is a shallow "groove" in the back of the needle just above the eye to allow a very close pass by the hook as it whizzes around.

If the hook travels clockwise, the furthest needle position is when the ZZ is in the right stitch position, so conversely, if the motion is anti-clockwise, the left needle position is the one to set.

The method of releasing the two shafts from each other will depend on the machine model, typically there are grub screws on the bottom shaft near the drive belt, or connected to the handwheel at the top........generally 2 screws at 60 degree offset in either case.

Re-timing is not especially difficult, but does require knowledge of the screws to aim for, hence the model is necessary info.....

...If you want any more help with this, just post back here with a photo of the machine (< 150kb) , or, drop a line through the "Contact Us" page at www.bargainbox.com.au and remind me of the posting.

Jun 01, 2008 | Euro-Pro Sewing Machines

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Singer 7442 - Needle hitting bottom


FIRST DETERMIN NEEDLE BAR POSITION TURN STITCH REGULATOR TO LARGEST STITCH, THEN TURN HAND WHEEL TIL' NEEDLE IS ABOUT TO ENTER NEEDLE PLATE.
AT THIS POINT THE FEED DOGS SHOULD BE JUST AT OR JUST UNDER PLATE. IF SO NEEDLE BAR IS, IN CORRECT POSITION,AND TIMING WILL BE SET AT THE HOOK.
TO SET TIME REMOVE NEEDLE PLATE TURN HAND WHEEL SO NEEDLE IS IN LOWEST POSITION. USING A SMALL RULE RAISE NEEDLE BAR 3/32 OF AN INCH ( OR 3 MM FOR A METRIC RULE) .HOOK POINT SHOULD BE IN CENTER OF NEEDLES WIDTH. LOOSEN THE 2 SHAFT SCREWS
SLIGHTLY,TURN HOOK TIL CENTER OF NEEDLE. TIGHTEN SCREWS. IF NEEDLE BAR IS OUT OF TIME. BRING HOOK TO CENTER OF NEEDLE AND LOOSEN SCREW IN LEFT COVER. RAISE OR LOWER NEEDLE BAR TO SET 3/32OF AN INCH. THE 3/32 MUST BE VERY VERY CLOSE.

Nov 26, 2007 | Singer 7442 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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