Old Juki Sewing Machine Manual
Before buying your first sewing machine you can choose a new modern sewing machine or pay attention to the old models. For the same amount of money cost new budget model of sewing machine, you can buy an old sewing machine having a much more options.
In this article will be examined some technical aspects of one such sewing machine.
If you want to buy an old model sewing machine pay attention to this old model of the Japanese sewing machine Juki 510.
This model of Juki sewing machine was made in Japan in the late 80s.
On this photo shows power key (right) and long reverse lever sewing machine.
This is regulator of upper thread tension.
Presser foot lever is located on the front panel. That lever is convenient to use.
This disk is used to adjust the height of the feet dogs relative to the needle plate. If you switch the disk to the right the teeth of the feet dogs fall below the level of the needle plate. In this position, the sewing machine can be used for embroidery and darning.
On the right side of the sewing machine are established the handwheel, stitch selector and stitch length dial.
Pressure regulator is under the front cover. The cover is easy to open.
Note how easy can fold the extension table of this model a sewing machine. To access to the free arm you need only press the extension table. Not all modern expensive models of sewing machines have this option, however.
Bobbin winder device is no different from other sewing machines.
This Juki sewing machine has the ability to easily remove the presser foot and to set another.
The Juki 510 sewing machine has a lot of sewing presser feet.
On top of the sewing machine body is compartment for the presser feet.
The most important feature of this model is the type of shuttle hook system. The Juki 510 has a vertical rotary shuttle hook. This type of shuttle runs at high speeds and provides a reliable stitch formation. However, these machines are usually more expensive than oscillating hook machines.
A rotary hook machine is a machine in which the hook rotates in a full circle around. In order to form a stitch it must make two full circles around.
There are the bobbin cases which have the "finger" (Vertical Oscillating Shuttle Hook System) and there are without bobbin case finger. It depends on the type of the shuttle hook system.
Such type of bobbin case is used for industrial sewing machines and expensive home models sewing machines.
Threading a sewing machine is simple and intuitive.
On this photo shows the thread take-up lever area.
Threads the needle.
This lever is used during the execution of automatic buttonhole. Such way of making buttonhole is only available in expensive models of sewing machines. This is one of the advantages of Juki 510 sewing machine.
Each presser foot has an own number. When you switch the stitch selector on the display will be prompted to choose which foot.
This display indicates the stitch length.
The technician advises.
The old models sewing machines made in Japan often have a lot of functions and features that do not have many modern models. The modern analogue of the old sewing machine Juki 510 costs at least $ 1,000. The old Juki 510 you can buy in the range of $ 300. The only condition is to check serviceability and correct work of the machine before buying.
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