HELP! Can Automatic Needle Threader be Removed?

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I have a Singer Scholastic that is equiped with an automatic needle
threader.  I sew very small pouches and bags and my work is constantly
getting caught and pulled crooked on the needle threader.  Can someone
tell me how I can remove this gadget?  I am disabled and without a
car, so I can't take it to a shop.  Thanks!

Re: HELP! Can Automatic Needle Threader be Removed?
Model number?


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Ron Anderson
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Re: HELP! Can Automatic Needle Threader be Removed?
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The only numbers on the machine are on the back as follows:

50T8

E99670

Does that help?

Re: HELP! Can Automatic Needle Threader be Removed?
No not a model number. Look on the front just above or below the stitch
length control

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Re: HELP! Can Automatic Needle Threader be Removed?
It's the 6510.  Here's a link: http://www.louanns.com/newmachines/6510.php

Re: HELP! Can Automatic Needle Threader be Removed?
The head part comes off with the little screw there, look close. That should
give you a bit more room. To get rid of all of it will require a
professional I think.


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Re: HELP! Can Automatic Needle Threader be Removed?
Just place your two fingers on the needle threader and give it a tug
downward, firmly.

It's not glued or screwed in place and should be able to pop off quite
easily.

Addie


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Re: HELP! Can Automatic Needle Threader be Removed?
I pulled the "threader" part off and took out the roll pins holding
the handle in place and was able to remove that as well.  I ended up
tying the bar that supports the whole thing to the hole that the
spring was in before, keeping it well up and out of my way.  As it is,
I can put the needle threader back on any time I want, and it is MUCH
easier to use my machine now.

Thanks for the help!

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