The manufacture of harness and saddle equipment (http://www.automatic-sewing.com/leather-sewing-machine-for-saddlery.htm) requires that you obtain the correct machine in order to create the desired stitching. The two most common type of Harness stitchers are the needle and awl type and the threaded needle type depending on how thick the goods are and how experienced the operator is. Most people believe that the threaded needle type is easier for beginners to use.
COWBOY industrial sewing machines are built as tough as tanks and are capable of sewing thick leather, cloth, webbing, bioplastic and other materials, with heavy thread. The COWBOY CB4500 extra heavy duty thick thread cylinder bed walking foot and compound feed sewing machine (www.cowboysew.com/product1.htm), SEWS SADDLE AND HARNESS BETTER THAN ANY OTHER STITCHER BUILT TODAY！
This machine has become the standard in the saddle and harness industry. It has been widely used for stitching bullet loops, saddle skirts, headstalls, halters, breatstcollars, holsters, knife sheaths, chaps, knee pads, covered stirrups, gun belts, cases and other leather craft. The machine can also be used to stitch luggage, suitcases, heavy hand bags, heavy textile products, briefcases, and the like. It, is capable of sewing up to 7/8" of saddle leather, with up to #415 bonded nylon or polyester thread. This machine has outstanding capability in feeding multi-layers of heavy materials due to its compound feed mechanism.
The compound feed mechanism of this machine features a feed dog, walking foot, and needle feed that all work in unison to insure feeding of the most difficult materials with ease. It allows one to sew from 4 layers of 16 oz. harness leather down to thin chap material without needing to excessively adjust the sewing machine tensions. The presser foot lift is up to 23mm (7/8’’) for smooth placement/removal of extra heavy materials. Special flatbed tabletop attachment available that allows the cylinder arm sewing surface to be converted to a flat sewing surface to allow for better stitching with certain types of work.
Every new CB4500 purchase comes complete with a motor and table, choice of regular or harness makers’ presser feet, one standard throat plate and feed dog to match feet, and a swing-away roller edge guide. Also included are four bobbins and one pack of 10 needles (to match your preferred thread size). We offer an accessories package for an additional price, containing our raised and slotted throat plates, additional saddle makers’ presser feet and extra needles and thread. This machine is better replacement of Juki TSC-441, Durkopp Adler 205-370, Seiko CH-8B