Up To Date.2 [news from the district]

So there were a lot of small threads today that started to find a way about which is starting to help explain the presser foot dilema.  After talking to about eight or nine or sixteen different people it became apparent that no “gated” or “guide” type presser foot is actually made for a needle feed machine.  Many of the shops in the Los Angeles fashion district had suggested that the presser feet for regular drop feed machines be used, and therefore customized either with a Dremel tool, milling machine, drill bit, etc.  Some of the shops were willing to take all of the Brother’s unusable feet and customize them – which – if nothing else is a good sign that this is at least done once in awhile and is not entirely absurd.  However, there was one shop (Eddy Sewing Machine) that assured there are actually feet made for a needle feed machine with the guides, but because of how low demand is for them, they would cost up to $75 a piece.  Of course for $75 one would figure to just customize their drop feed feet which only cost them between $2 and $15 (food for thought; three new feet were bought for the Brother [obviously with the intention of customizing them] at the price of $12 for all three – and that was for the very best quality “Linko” feet – whereas in other areas of the country they are much more expensive, in Chicago a single presser foot of lower quality will cost you at least $12).  Although (however.2) at the same shop (Eddy Sewing Machine) they had “gated” or “guide” type presser feet for a needle feed Singer 111(?).  unfortunately these have a different shape in regards to the way they mate up to the machine, so they were out of the question.  Either way, when all is said and done at the end of the day – more is said than done – well actually, if nothing else aside from the peculiar $75 presser feet that only one shop had to offer, it stands that no presser feet are provided for needle feed machines of the same type as the Brother DB2-B791-o15.  This is okay, it is what was expected and at this rate not very surprising considering all the little technicalities that arise when using industrial sewing machines.

Brother DB2-B791 & B7910 Parts Book [section 3]

This is the final section of the parts book. As always, it is loaded with diagrams and information. Perhaps the most important aspect to this last lot of pages, are the five which illustrate the many different standard presser feet and thier accompanying throat plates and feed dogs which can be used on Brother DB2’s. Enjoy.

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* This book is available in hard-copy form, from Dunlap Sunbrand International, which there is a link to in the side bar of this site.

Brother DB2-B791 & B7910 Parts Book [section 2]

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This is the next installment of the Parts Book. Notice again, that every two pages compliment each other: first the diagrammatic view, then the list view. Sometimes there are repeated diagrammatic views, because the list view needed one more page to itemize the corresponding parts. More to come, in the Parts Book’s final installment, which will have a very complete run-down on standard presser feet sizes/dimensions.

* This book is available in hard-copy form, from Dunlap Sunbrand International, which there is a link to in the side bar of this site.