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    Anyone Know Anything About This Injector?

    I've already googled and found nothing. It's an Alexander Super Deluxe (made in Japan) machine my neighbor dragged me over to see. Its a shuttle, not bobbin machine. I know it's Japanese and probably a knock off of an older Singer. This thing is like new and the cabinet has no marks or scratches on it. Should I try to talk him out of it or is it junk? It's all heavy metal - no plastic. It also has an Edison motor. I have not tried it as it needs a good oiling - it's bone dry. I told him not to play with it yet.

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    I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well."


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    looks a lot like this one:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-AMER...item3a7c47a3ed

    Looks like in that era dozens of manufacturers in Japan were making "badged" machines...

    Not sure if that helps...
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    It is one of many (Singer) 128 clones made in Japan. Generally the Japanese clone machines are good quality, often rivaling the Singers they copied.

    Make sure it has one or more shuttles and the elongated bobbins as these can get pricey (and I'm making the assumption that singer shuttles will work in it).

    Your Singer 201 is a better machine. However, if space is not a problem, I'd grab it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnSawyer View Post
    looks a lot like this one:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-AMER...item3a7c47a3ed

    Looks like in that era dozens of manufacturers in Japan were making "badged" machines...

    Not sure if that helps...
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    Yep, that looks like it!

    Quote Originally Posted by gmcttr View Post
    It is one of many (Singer) 128 clones made in Japan. Generally the Japanese clone machines are good quality, often rivaling the Singers they copied.

    Make sure it has one or more shuttles and the elongated bobbins as these can get pricey (and I'm making the assumption that singer shuttles will work in it).

    Your Singer 201 is a better machine. However, if space is not a problem, I'd grab it.
    Ah - Singer 128. Thanks for that. It is a complete unit in very fine condition. Already grabbed for free. I normally wouldn't want it except it's like new and very shiny - I like shiny injectors.
    I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well."


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    Quote Originally Posted by Lost_Biker View Post
    Yep, that looks like it!...
    only to the "untrained" eye.

    John's link is to a class 15 clone, as stated, your's is a 128 clone.
    Last edited by gmcttr; 01-06-2013 at 18:05.

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    [QUOTE=gmcttr;903151]
    Quote Originally Posted by Lost_Biker View Post
    Yep, that looks like it!

    only to the "untrained" eye.

    John's link is to a class 15 clone, as stated, your's is a 128 clone.
    Ah - you got me!
    It looks like it from a distance! The seller of that machine is far away ------ I know, I know - it kinda looks like it - from a distance, in the dark, during a snow storm, with one eye closed and the other eye shut.

    I admit I only took a fast look at it. Everything looks good from a distance - does it help that my monitor is really small?
    I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well."


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    already grabed....did you grab or some one else? free, i'd take it even if i didn't already have a working 15-91machine

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    Quote Originally Posted by the_gr8t_waldo View Post
    already grabed....did you grab or some one else? free, i'd take it even if i didn't already have a working 15-91machine
    It belongs to me now. MINE! Sorry - I like the older machines - all metal - no plastic- so if I find one, I'll pick it up. If it works, great! If not, then I can strip it for parts. They don't build them like that anymore - sadly.
    I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well."


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