768-273 Heavy duty post bed compound feed upholstery sewing machine

The HIGHTEX #768-273 is a twin needle heavy duty compound feed walking foot lockstitch machine which features a post-bed design.

The post-bed design is very useful when sewing shaped items or panels etc. and is used when you need to sew into shaped items which can not be done on a standard flat-bed machine. 

The 178 mm high slim post bed gives you greater access and control when sewing decorative & functional stitching on items like leather upholstery panels, shoe uppers, car seat upholstery etc. The machine is smooth running, durable, versatile and its robust construction includes: needle roller bearings for the arm & hook shaft etc., cog driven belt assemblies and a semi-automatic oil lubrication system with sump is fitted which reduces wear & tear considerably. As well as the Post bed shape; 

It features a heavy duty triple feeding action by way of: bottom feed, needle feed and walking foot top feed and is fitted with two large vertically mounted hook & bases for use with medium to heavy weight materials. A safety clutch is fitted to help prevent damage to the hooks, bevel gears and other important parts, should the machine become jammed or over-loaded. 

The 768-273 is a post-bed twin needle, needle feed, walking foot machine for use on medium to heavy weight materials, such as leather upholstery, car upholstery, general upholstery panels/shapes, leather goods, canvas/plastic, handbags, shoe uppers (leather or synthetic leather), sports apparatus, office furniture, soft cushions etc. 

Optional devices: 
Pneumatic seam center guide: ideal for welt seam in upholstery 
Compensating presser foot: designed for top stitch and saddle stitch on material with different thickness 
Front tape guide to make double stitch with under tape strengthening, saddle stitch and top stitch on car interiors, upholstered sofas and other high end leather goods; 

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