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How do you removesinger 211 bobbin case

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  • aldokeys Jun 29, 2008

    I want to remove the whole bobbin case to get at old thread wrapped around the shaft. I know how to get the bobbin out. Is there a trick to removing the whole case?

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Small flip up clip in the center of the bobbin case. Use a small screwdriver to lift it.
sewman7

Posted on Jun 29, 2008

  • John Free Jun 29, 2008

    The hook itself is held in with 2 screws on the gear just above the lower shaft. It has a shaft about 3 inches long and has a spot on the hook shaft for the screw to set into. To remove the hook ; remove the presser feet, the needle plate, the feed dogs and the auto opener. Put the machine on it's back side and find the 2 screws I mentioned earlier. Loosen the screws. This hook gear is in an assembly called a saddle assembly which must be moved to the right. There are 2 screws holding the assembly in. They need to be loosened and the assembly can be moved to the right to take out the hook through the top part of the machine. The only problem with this is that when you put everything back together you need to adjust the hook/needle timing and clearances. Quite frankly, this is a major job and it should probably be taken to a technician. Just in case you want to tackle it, the hook must be positioned so that it almost touches the needle(with the saddle assembly) and the point of the hook must pass just above the eye of the needle when the needle has risen approximately 1/8 inch and the stitch length is set at zero.
    Good Luck!!
    sewman7


  • John Free Jun 30, 2008

    Aditional: If you just want to remove the bobbin basket, there are 3 very small screws on the ring on the top surface of the hook. Remove the needle plate, remove the 3 screws(you might want to use a magnetic screwdriver) and take off the ring. The basket will only come out when you have it in the correct position. Once you have removed the ring you can see a lip on the basket as you turn it. You will also see a section which has no lip. This section needs to be turned to the high section of the hook . Lift the basket and it should come out. This may require several tries to get it in the right position so don't quit. Also don't try to pry it out. You will break something.
    I have been thinking about this overnight and realized this(The bobbin basket) is probably what you really wanted to remove. My Mistake

    Sewman7


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