Hansen Aerosports wrote:
At the top of that route is a Bernina 217, Pfaff 138 or Adler which are rare and expensive but well worth it.
YEP -- those three are the TOP of the food-chain !!
I have an old 1940 model Singer that i found in a dumpster ; it's heavy
and and made of all metal, and works as well as my $1500 computerized
SO the First thing to try is to post a "WANT Add", ( for a sewing machine), on
Craigslist ; you might get Lucky !! Next up is garage-sales and swap-meets.