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Leather sewing machines, needle and thread

Please refer to this list for the combinations of sewing machines, needles and threads that will bring the best result to saddle makers, harness makers and Leather Craftsman:

Sewing machines: CowBoy CB3200 and CB4500, Hightex 7205AE, Durkopp Adler 205-370, Juki TSC 441
Needle system: 794S (leather) or 73 (Nylon)
Needle size: #120 Thread size (top/bottom): 69/69
Needle size: #140 Thread size (top/bottom): 138/138
Needle size: #160 Thread size (top/bottom): 138/138
Applications: leather (purses, belts, etc) or light weight nylon

Needle size: #180 Thread size (top/bottom): 207/138
Needle size: #200 Thread size (top/bottom): 207/207
Applications: single layer coated webbing

Needle size: #200 Thread size (top/bottom): 277/207
Applications: Nylon (halters, collars, leashes)

Needle size: #230 Thread size (top/bottom): 277/207
Applications: Double or triple layer coated webbing

Needle size: #230 Thread size (top/bottom): 277/277
Applications: Medium to heavy leather items

Needle size: #230 Thread size (top/bottom): 346/277
Needle size: #250 Thread size (top/bottom): 346/277
Applications: Heavy leather items, 1/2 to 5/8 thick material

Needle size: #250 Thread size (top/bottom): 415/346
Applications: 3/4 to 1 thick material, safety equipment

Sewing machines: CowBoy CB3200 and CB4500, Hightex 7205AE, Durkopp Adler 205-370, Juki TSC 441
Needle system: 794LR (leather)
Needle size: #160 Thread size (top/bottom): 138/69
Applications: Leather (purses, belts, etc) or light weight nylon

Needle size: #180 Thread size (top/bottom): 207/138
Applications: Single layer coated webbing

Needle size: #200 Thread size (top/bottom): 277/207
Applications: Nylon (halters, collars, leashes)

Needle size: #230 Thread size (top/bottom): 346/277
Applications: Heavy leather items

Needle size: #250 Thread size (top/bottom): 415/346
Applications: 3/4 to 1 thick material, safety equipment

Sewing machines: CowBoy 7132UL and 72600, Adler 205-64, 204-64, Adler 105-64, 104-64, 104-2
Needle system: 328S (leather) or 328R (Nylon, polypropylene, coated webbing and canvas)
Needle size: #140 Thread size (top/bottom): 69/69
Needle size: #160 Thread size (top/bottom): 138/69
Needle size: #180(S only) Thread size (top/bottom): 207/207
Needle size: #200 Thread size (top/bottom): 207/207
Applications: Leather (purses, belts, etc) or light weight nylon

Needle size: #200 Thread size (top/bottom): 277/207
Applications: Nylon (halters, collars, leashes)

Needle size: #230 Thread size (top/bottom): 277/277
Applications: Medium to heavy leather items

Needle size: #230 Thread size (top/bottom): 346/277
Applications: Heavy leather items

Needle size: #250 Thread size (top/bottom): 346/277
Applications: 1/2 to 5/8 thick material

Needle size: #250 Thread size (top/bottom): 415/346
Applications: 3/4 to 1 thick material, safety equipment

Sewing machines: Cowboy 740, Adler 267-373, 167-373
Needle system: 13435D (leather) or 13435R(Nylon, polypropylene, coated webbing and canvas)
Needle size: #100 Thread size (top/bottom): 69/69
Needle size: #120 Thread size (top/bottom): 69/69
Needle size: #140 Thread size (top/bottom): 138/69
Needle size: #160 Thread size (top/bottom): 138/138
Needle size: #180 Thread size (top/bottom): 138/138
Needle size: #200 Thread size (top/bottom): 207/2138
Applications: Leather (purses, belts, etc) or light weight Nylon, shoes repair

Sewing machines: CowBoy 7972, Adler 30-10, 30-50, 30-70, Singer 29K shoe patch machine
Needle system: 332LG (Nylon and leather)
Needle size: #120 Thread size (top/bottom): 69/69
Needle size: #130 Thread size (top/bottom): 92/69
Needle size: #160 Thread size (top/bottom): 92/69
Needle size: #180 Thread size (top/bottom): 92/69
Applications: Leather (purses, belts, etc) or light weight Nylon, shoes repair

Sewing machines: CowBoy 74400, 74420, Juki LU1508, Mitsubishi LU2-4400-BOB & LU2-4420-BOB Needle system: 13516D (leather) or 13517R (Nylon)
Needle size: #100 Thread size (top/bottom): 69/69
Needle size: #120 Thread size (top/bottom): 69/69
Needle size: #125 (16K only) Thread size (top/bottom): 99/69
Needle size: #140 Thread size (top/bottom): 99/69
Needle size: #160 Thread size (top/bottom): 138/99
Needle size: #180 Thread size (top/bottom): 138/138
Needle size: #200 Thread size (top/bottom): 207/138
Applications: Leather (purses, belts, etc) or light weight Nylon, shoes repair

 

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