Do I have to use White F.R. needles on my White Rotary sewing machine?

My White Rotary is a model number FR 2716919, and I do not know if I have to use only the White F.R. needles, or if it is OK to use other needles? It is a 1913 sewing machine.

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Take the existing needles to a sewing machine repair shop and ask what needle system they are. Or ask on the Treadleon mail list or the WeFixIt yahoo group: As I don't know this machine, I can only tell you that it may be possible to retime it for a needle that's currently in production if the FR needles are difficult to find.

    Source(s): 50 years of sewing
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