Machine Maintenance

June 3, 2014
Service tip: stitch regulator stutter [VIDEO]
If you discover that the stitches begin to change length or the machine starts to hesitate when the regulator is engaged, it may be time to adjust your machine's encoder wheels.
May 26, 2014
Table adjustments on your APQS machine [VIDEO]
Watch this video to learn how to make the wheel adjustments to your APQS machine and its table to get it to move the way you want it to.
May 26, 2014
Fuse replacement [VIDEO]
The main fuse on your APQS machine is located between your power cord and your on/off switch. if the main fuse goes out you won't have any reaction at all from the machine. This video will show you how to replace the fuse on your APQS machine.
May 26, 2014
Needle up-down adjustment on fluorescent light machines [VIDEO]
As your APQS machine breaks in over time you may need to adjust the needle positioning speed. Watch the video below to learn how.
May 26, 2014
Millennium thread cutter adjustments [VIDEO]
Is your thread cutter not cutting thread like it used to? Keeping this area clean will help with this issue. Check out this video to learn more about how to make thread cutter adjustments on your Millennium machine.
May 25, 2014
Repacking your gearbox [VIDEO]
In this video, we will show you how to repack your gearbox. This is a procedure that we only do when you hear the gearbox is getting noisy.
May 25, 2014
How to remove your APQS machine from the table [VIDEO]
In this video we will show you how to remove your machine head from the table. The first step is to loosen the mounting that's drectly underneath the motor...
May 25, 2014
How to check oil wicks on your APQS machine [VIDEO]
Checking the oil wicks on APQS longarm quilting machines is a very easy process and should be done every day before quilting. Watch this video to learn how.
May 25, 2014
Motor brush maintenance [VIDEO]
Every once and a while it's a good idea to check the motor brushes in your quilting machine. To access the motor, loosen the screws on both sides of the machine. Watch the video to get step-by-step instructions...
May 25, 2014
Hook collar adjustment [VIDEO]
In this video you'll learn how to make a hook collar adjustment. As the hook collar rotates it rubs on a bushing that's coming through the front end of the gearbox. Over time, air space can get behind that collar which then allows your hook assembly to move front to back.