Sewing machine the Seagull
Among the Soviet machines for sewing the most popular devices manufactured in Podolsk mechanical plant. Sewing machine "the Seagull" is the favorite assistant of our masters. No wonder she has earned the trust. This device is reliable and easy to operate. Has a sturdy aluminum case, can take any fabric and unpretentious work.
Machine stitching "the Seagull." Eliminate breakage
Sewing machine "the Seagull" can serve his mistress for several decades. The main thing – time to pay attention to damages to be able to remove them periodically and lubricate the mechanisms. The range of devices is wide enough: it's a sewing machine "Chaika"-134, 132, 132 M, 142 M, 143 and others. Despite the diversity of species, maintenance and repair is conducted for almost all types equally.
Possible failure of "the Seagull" and how to resolve them
1. In operation, the device misses stitches. To resolve this problem, you must check the condition of the needle – it should be smooth and not bent. Inspect the needle is necessary before starting the work, feeling her hand. In case of detection of irregularities it needs to be replaced. This should take into account that you only use the one needle that fits the specific model sewing machine. The next step is to verify that the needle goes into the plate that is under it. To return the needle in place by using the shear frame needle bar. Another reason for crossing lines – incorrect positioning of the Shuttle when confronted with a needle. If it is installed incorrectly, then when work got past it, not into the loop. To resolve the problem, you should fix the Shuttle device.
2. During the line breaks the needle. This happens because of the incorrect location of the cone of the carriage. In order to repair sewing machines "Chaika", it is necessary to remove the plywood from the side of the device. On the left is a Shuttle mechanism which includes a carriage. It is necessary to release it from the latch and screw the handwheel. Acute upper carriage should be slightly above the eye of a needle and to follow next to her. The correct position need to Unscrew the two bolts on the axis of rotation of the carriage and gently move it to the needle.
3. Defects stitch when stitching. Sewing machine "the Seagull" may be at work to give the weak or taut string. Adjustable thread screw. For this purpose it is necessary to pull or loosen by turning it clockwise or Vice versa. If that doesn't work, then you have to remove the plate, which is attached to the screw, and bend it slightly inward. Other reasons for weak lines can be failure of the regulator tension of the upper thread or slightly twisted nut. To resolve this issue, you can open the cap near the regulator and tighten the nut.
4. When the machine is breakage of the thread. You need to check the needle plate it may become deformed, have the punctures and bumps. The carriage may also have burrs. Removed any defects by sanding with sandpaper.
Sewing machine "the Seagull" in many cases, be repaired at home, but if the failure is serious, you should seek help from the wizard.