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  1. I’ve watched all the videos on how to repack the gearbox with grease, but they involve removing the head and flipping the machine upside down. Unfortunately, I just upgraded to the Intelliquilter and with all the extra add-on electronics, I don’t think it would be possible for me to remove the head from the rails without a big IQ mess. I’ve also read that repacking can be done from below, though this isn’t optimal. My problem is that the machine is over 10 years old and I live in Las Vegas (hot, hot, hot) and it developed an air bubble this week, one the size of a quarter. I opened it
  2. **I think they are all sold** I think I have a buyer for the remainder of the pantos. I'll let you all know if anything happens as soon as I know...thanks to everyone for purchasing some great pantos!! Vic
  3. **UPDATE** New panto list as of June 13th...$9 each plus shipping https://drive.google.com/file/d/10cZ-EoBhsuipg7k2vzst7aRl_p8EL9Fo/view?usp=sharing I still have over 80 left to sell. I'll be out of town 6/14 to 6/16 so any orders that come in will be processed on 6/17. Thanks! heatonvic@gmail.com
  4. **UPDATE** New panto list as of June 12th....$9 each plus shipping. https://drive.google.com/file/d/16TRm2NvZ0klP2sdUMk4g5852v4n8iGjE/view?usp=sharing Vic heatonvic@gmail.com
  5. **UPDATE** I'm going to split up the pantos and sell them individually for $9 plus shipping. I can bill through Paypal and ship ASAP. The link below shows the updated list of what I have left...thanks! Pantos for Sale June 9 Vic heatonvic@gmail.com
  6. I just upgraded to the Intelliquilter and I'd like to sell my stash of pantos (as a group, if possible). I have 152 paper pantos intended for a longarm (not mid-arm or short-arm pantos). Probably 80% have never been used or even unrolled. I'd like to get $1,200 and I'll pay shipping in the USA. I've attached a link to a PDF file showing all the pantos (with thumbnails) as well as a pick showing them all bundled up so you get the idea of how many there are....if you buy them all, I can send you the Word document with all the pantos as well. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fjPLMGYMu6BT
  7. Hi Vic,

    I would love to join your Longarm Group, I live in Centennial Hills, North West Las Vegas.

    Thank you

    Marlin Williams




  8. I'd like a list of the individual pantos in the groups, please. heatonvic@gmail.com. Thanks... Vic
  9. I bought my 2007 Freedom SR last spring and paid $11,000 I believe. It had the professional lighting with it, the newer table, and no hydraulic lifts. Not sure if this was a good price or not, but I'm happy now that I bought the Bliss rails!! Mine was not really "excellent" condition...I think it had been a training machine for a longarm teacher. The canvas leaders are all holey (large holes) from what appears to be a cat clawing at it for years on end. It took several rolls of lint roller to get the cat hair off....And I don't use the lighting. I should resell that to someone who would
  10. Sammi, is that you?? From Vegas?? Anyhow, we just did a secret quilter swap at our retreat...I made everyone scissor fobs--a little beading and some lobster clasps. Someone else made clear zippered vinyl bags with embroidered names...at another one someone made us all luggage tags embroidered with our names and guild name. For my secret swapper I made a pincushion, mug rug, fabric scrap baskets, triangle thread catcher (that was the hit of the retreat), zippered bag, etc. Check out my blog....zanyquilter.blogspot.com. I posted up my gifts and the ones I received... At one I was at las
  11. I'm an officer in the LVMQG...we would love to have you come to our meeting. Bring something to show and tell that shows off your quilting as we always have people looking for longarmers... We also have a blog...lasvegasmqg.blogspot.com and we chat about what is coming up (like a sew-in at Thurs meeting)...and challenges! In Sept. we are starting a challenge and Camille Roskelley (Bonnie and Camille) will be the judge!! ;-) Hope to see you there...
  12. UPDATE*** Dawn is sending out a new rear axel on Monday!! ;-) Great customer service!!
  13. I'm interested. I'll send you a U2U... heatonvic@gmail.com
  14. Dawn, The install went OK, but the rear steel wheel makes a clicking noise upon each rotation. Exactly at the same spot...and it gets louder the more weight of the machine head is placed near the rear axel. What I mean is the sound isn't as bad when the machine is to the front, but it is very noticable when the machine head is around the middle to the rear of the carriage.... What now? I called and left a message...
  15. OK...the assembly directions said in two places to put parts of the carriage axel into a box and return them? I thought that was strange, but I haven't gotten fully into the assembly yet..tomorrow! Thanks..
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