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Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« on: September 23, 2015, 07:54:57 PM »
I am offering Speedy Stitchers at what I believe is the lowest price on the internet.

If you find a lower price in stock online, pm me with a link and I'll beat it.

Here's the deal;


 $7.49 each plus shipping OR buy 4 or more for $6.99 with free shipping

Order 12 or more for $6.49 each with free shipping.



And how about a Kid's Group Special, anyone buying 12 for their Scout troop, 4-H or other kids group will pay only $66.99 shipped to you.

That comes to just $5.58 each to your door.


This is a Kid's Only special price.  I saw on the BSA website they are getting $19.99 each for the same Stitcher.


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Kit includes the awl, a heavy duty straight and curved needle, a fine needle, a bobbin with 14 yards of heavy duty waxed thread and instructions- all 100% made in the USA.




The Speedy Stitcher is a must have for every homestead, deployment kit, household tool box and more- you can sew heavy duty canvas, nylon and other fabrics. Use it to repair all kinds of stuff- even Jeep tops- or to sew custom gear.
                                                                           


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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2015, 08:00:38 PM »
I am in for 2. When ya have the time.
:)
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2015, 08:02:18 PM »
WOW!  That's an unbelievably good deal.....I'll bet the one that I inherited from my dad cost more than that and he bought it in the late '50s!
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2015, 08:31:32 PM »
WOW!  That's an unbelievably good deal.....I'll bet the one that I inherited from my dad cost more than that and he bought it in the late '50s!


At my price it may be cheaper to buy a whole new stitcher than replacement needles and thread.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2015, 08:34:59 PM »
I am in for 2. When ya have the time.
:)


You got them JB.
I won't be shipping for a week or so, so no rush. 
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2015, 11:31:53 PM »
Awesome! Send me a PayPal bill for 2 plus shipping. PM me if you need my address. This might convince me to go back to an awl from saddle stitching.

Any idea if these will fit the same needles Tandy sells? If not I can compare them when they arrive.

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2015, 08:45:56 AM »
Awesome! Send me a PayPal bill for 2 plus shipping. PM me if you need my address. This might convince me to go back to an awl from saddle stitching.

Any idea if these will fit the same needles Tandy sells? If not I can compare them when they arrive.

I don't know if the needles are the same size as the Tandy version, please let us know if they fit when you get the Speedy Stitchers.

Thanks
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2015, 10:54:41 AM »
I just want to point out for those of you considering buying two, that comes to $20.33 with priority shipping, or $10.33 each.

You may want to consider getting 4.  With free shipping the cost for four comes to $27.96, or $6.99 each.

I want you to get the best buy.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2015, 01:19:19 PM »
Put me down for 4 then please

PM with details.

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2015, 01:23:39 PM »
Put me down for 4 then please

PM with details.

PM on the way.

Thank you
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2015, 01:35:15 PM »
OK. I will take 4 instead of 2 then, please.  Let me know when you are ready. Thanks!
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2015, 02:00:09 PM »
OK. I will take 4 instead of 2 then, please.  Let me know when you are ready. Thanks!
:)

Send it whenever you would like JB.

I'll be shipping at the end of next week as long as my shipper does his job.

Thanks
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2015, 02:09:43 PM »
Ok, make it 4 then. :thumbsup:

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #13 on: September 24, 2015, 02:16:49 PM »
Ok, make it 4 then. :thumbsup:

I figured I could convince you  8)
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2015, 02:21:45 PM »
Ok, make it 4 then. :thumbsup:

I figured I could convince you  8)

Yep. It's good to have spares, and I know a couple of people who could probably make use of them.

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #15 on: September 24, 2015, 04:25:47 PM »
Forgive my ignorance, but can you use these with leather? 


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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2015, 04:38:52 PM »
Forgive my ignorance, but can you use these with leather? 


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You bet, in fact they also call this a saddle sticher
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #17 on: September 24, 2015, 04:43:54 PM »
Well then please add one to my tab!


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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #18 on: September 24, 2015, 06:33:51 PM »
 Mike how much would 5 of them be shipped? I did tell my buddy about the chute but hes been pretty jammed up so it may be a bit before he can get in touch with you.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #19 on: September 24, 2015, 07:00:52 PM »
Mike how much would 5 of them be shipped? I did tell my buddy about the chute but hes been pretty jammed up so it may be a bit before he can get in touch with you.

Pete,

5 would be $34.95 shipped ($6.99 each) and please tell your buddy that chute is his when he is ready. 
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« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2015, 03:42:05 AM »
Will do thank you sir

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #21 on: September 26, 2015, 10:41:24 AM »
Just a bump for the weekend crowd.

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #22 on: September 28, 2015, 09:12:50 AM »
And how about a Kid's Group Special, anyone buying 12 for their Scout troop, 4-H or other kids group will pay only $66.99 shipped to you.

That comes to just $5.58 each to your door.

This is a Kid's Only special price.  I saw on the BSA website they are getting $19.99 each for the same Stitcher.

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #23 on: September 30, 2015, 09:40:14 AM »
PayPal sent. ;)

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #24 on: September 30, 2015, 10:36:08 AM »
And how about a Kid's Group Special, anyone buying 12 for their Scout troop, 4-H or other kids group will pay only $66.99 shipped to you.

That comes to just $5.58 each to your door.

This is a Kid's Only special price.  I saw on the BSA website they are getting $19.99 each for the same Stitcher.

I take back all the bad things I said about you last week  :cheers:

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #25 on: September 30, 2015, 10:40:40 AM »
And how about a Kid's Group Special, anyone buying 12 for their Scout troop, 4-H or other kids group will pay only $66.99 shipped to you.

That comes to just $5.58 each to your door.

This is a Kid's Only special price.  I saw on the BSA website they are getting $19.99 each for the same Stitcher.

I take back all the bad things I said about you last week  :cheers:

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Thanks but they were probably all true  >:D
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #26 on: October 06, 2015, 04:32:36 PM »
After waiting for the truck all day, the trucking company just informed me that I won't have my delivery until Thursday.

That's why I generally pick the stuff up myself, but this was too long a haul for me.

Sorry gents.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #27 on: October 06, 2015, 07:04:56 PM »
Things happen...
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Considering the recent weather... No Sweat from over here.
;)


I am sure you will let everyone know... when things are good to go.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #28 on: October 06, 2015, 09:50:42 PM »
I am not in a hurry for them. It's too good of a deal to care about shipping times. :)

My R/C hobby has me accustomed to waiting 6 weeks or more for stuff from China anyway.

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #29 on: October 07, 2015, 04:30:44 PM »
They are finally at the truck depot in Asheville.  I'm getting them in the morning and unless the creek rises I'll start shipping tomorrow.  thanks for your patience and for those who haven't ordered yet...

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #30 on: October 08, 2015, 03:15:00 PM »
I have all the orders that have been paid for packed and ready to ship in the morning.

There are plenty more for those who are interested.

Thanks
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #31 on: October 08, 2015, 05:22:27 PM »
I'll be along in the next day r two.
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« Reply #32 on: October 08, 2015, 10:41:01 PM »
Got it done. Paypal sent for 4.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #33 on: October 09, 2015, 12:15:58 PM »
Mike, Wilderbeast really is offering a sweet deal. I just got "The BUDxx Catalog" ( the one that's full junk knives and cheap fantasy knives ).

They have a dead ringer called a Speedy Stitcher (same name as Mike's) selling for $16.99 plus shipping. Mike is offering one for $7.49 plus shipping or buy 4 or more for $6.99 each, with shipping included.

Thanks, Mike.

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #34 on: October 10, 2015, 10:47:49 AM »
Mike, Wilderbeast really is offering a sweet deal. I just got "The BUDxx Catalog" ( the one that's full junk knives and cheap fantasy knives ).

They have a dead ringer called a Speedy Stitcher (same name as Mike's) selling for $16.99 plus shipping. Mike is offering one for $7.49 plus shipping or buy 4 or more for $6.99 each, with shipping included.

Thanks, Mike.

Tom

Thanks for your comments Tom, much appreciated.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #35 on: October 10, 2015, 11:57:29 AM »
Christmas is just around the corner.....I'll take 4, Mike.  You've already been paid! O:-)
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #36 on: October 10, 2015, 12:22:58 PM »
Christmas is just around the corner.....I'll take 4, Mike.  You've already been paid! O:-)

Craig,

They are boxed, labeled and will be in the mail on Monday.  The post office closes early on Saturday.

Thanks

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #37 on: October 13, 2015, 05:35:47 PM »
received today and even better they came with 3 needles and not 2 as they came with a smaller needle for fine work. Saw these in Micheal's on the weekend for $20 a piece. Better bargain here

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #38 on: October 13, 2015, 08:01:15 PM »
Rec'd today(Tues.).


Thanks for the cost savings & speedy delivery!
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  I appreciate your extra thought in making sure how things worked out. I admire the space saving packaging filler... ;)  Beats bubble wrap or foam peanuts all to heck.
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Everything is good! Thanks Mike!
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #39 on: October 14, 2015, 06:07:41 AM »
received today and even better they came with 3 needles and not 2 as they came with a smaller needle for fine work. Saw these in Micheal's on the weekend for $20 a piece. Better bargain here

Thanks for pointing out the third needle, I completely missed it when I was checking one out prior to listing them.

Rec'd today(Tues.).


Thanks for the cost savings & speedy delivery!
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  I appreciate your extra thought in making sure how things worked out. I admire the space saving packaging filler... ;)  Beats bubble wrap or foam peanuts all to heck.
;D


Everything is good! Thanks Mike!
;)

JB,

I thought you would appreciate the packing material more than a handful of foam peanuts.  8)

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #40 on: October 14, 2015, 08:57:58 AM »
Got mine yesterday also.

Thanks!

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #41 on: October 14, 2015, 10:09:40 AM »
Mine showed up either today, or yesterday, but I only made it to the post office today.

First impression is WOW! These are so much better than the ones Tandy Leather sells. They have a solid, heavy feeling. The wood handle is more hard and dense than the Tandy version. The thread bobbin is steel instead of plastic. The knurled collet is a nice big one that you can tighten by hand instead of needing a wrench.

These are a "10" compared to Tandy's "5", in my opinion. I've stitched a lot of stuff together with a Tandy Awl, and this design addresses a lot of the complaints I had using the old one. The thread tension post is a great addition.

The Tandy needles will not fit this stitcher, however, so if you break a needle you will have to find them elsewhere. This isn't really a big deal, because it is unlikely you will ever break a needle, but it's worth mentioning.

They come with 3 needles each, for different applications, which store inside little pockets under the collet. They also came with a full page instruction sheet. The Tandy version has no instructions, so you are on your own if you don't already know how to use one.

Anyhow, I'm very pleased with these. If you think you might want to get into leather work or modding your own packs and web gear, this is a tough deal to pass up.

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #42 on: October 14, 2015, 10:40:36 AM »
  I have not ever used anything like this, but want to try , so that is why I wanted at least one, & I plan to share the others as gifts. So, I was thinking... It might be a good idea if someone who is familiar with them to start a topic , or (maybe even here in this topic), explaining some of the tips & tricks on using these, or a "tutorial" type topic. ;) hint hint...
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  Just one example of my ignorance is the difference between the small, large & "offset tip" ?? needles uses... ???

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #43 on: October 14, 2015, 11:54:56 AM »
I will post a video in another thread.  I have used them enough to sew up stuff and will mention a couple of things.

It is posted in DIY and Homemade Gear.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #44 on: October 14, 2015, 10:27:15 PM »
My Stitchers and other stuff showed up today.  It's like my birthday all over again every time a package shows up from Wilderbeast.  Thanks again, Mike.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #45 on: October 15, 2015, 06:41:50 AM »
I found out one thing you don't want to do with one of these and that is to push it into your palm, it is not the needle that hurts but pulling the string back through is a . Sorry but no pictures as i was to busy cursing

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #46 on: October 15, 2015, 07:00:04 AM »
aww ouch, crikey.

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Seems to me if you were to clamp the edge between a couple of slats right at the stitch line it might be easier to handle the thin stuff.

I dont know for sure- the material might slip around. If it would stay put, you could position it so you were looking down the edge with left and right on each side doing their thing. Myriad ways to hold the jig in place and could mark stitch spacing on the edge.

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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #47 on: October 15, 2015, 08:31:37 PM »
bump, plenty left.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #48 on: October 16, 2015, 04:34:07 AM »
aww ouch, crikey.

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Seems to me if you were to clamp the edge between a couple of slats right at the stitch line it might be easier to handle the thin stuff.

I dont know for sure- the material might slip around. If it would stay put, you could position it so you were looking down the edge with left and right on each side doing their thing. Myriad ways to hold the jig in place and could mark stitch spacing on the edge.
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Re: Speedy Stitchers Sale thread
« Reply #49 on: October 16, 2015, 07:42:44 AM »
i know what a stitching pony is but I'll probably check out DC's version-Thanks

I posted in the wrong thread too sorry.
I watched the vid and it shows a couple problems I imagined. The leather has to be elevated in the SP for the awl, hand. The holes are pre punched. using the slats, the idea was to establish a stitch line right at the wood edge, a thin slat so the awl and needle have clearance to work, and could be clamped tightly to hold the thin edges of any length without repositioning, or need to tug / hold the leather with off hand to make the punctures. It might not work, but in my head it works better than a pony for sewing thin stuff.
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