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30 year old Singer Sewing Machine

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Off hand I do not know my model number, however it is still made of cast iron and has a couple of broken gears. I would like to have it fixed since it is a good machine and would like to find out if it is cost effective. Thank you for your time. Inge

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Cost effective is a matter of choice. For instance, if you like this machine and it costs $200 to repair,then it is worth it. The machine you could buy new for $200 would not be as good a machine as the one you have now. However, if you are thinking of upgrading(spending more and getting more features),wanted to do a better job of sewing jeans and sheer fabric without puckering, then you might consider buying new. See, it is purely subjective.
If you just want to know if the repair job is more than the replacement value of the machine then it is not worthwhile. More than likely your machine, in good working condition, has a value of about $50 but the repair will cost at least $100.
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