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WI Lori

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https://chapmanmfg.com/pages/sewing-machine-repair-screwdriver-sets?fbclid=IwAR1bmQqPKDHU-T9pXLm02Yb8QV5r0GYWRbhAUudLM1_X98sW2joCcArfSe4

Your choice of yellow, pink, or desert tan case.

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These are excellent. I have a yellow case. I was able to easily move screws that I couldn’t budge with any other screwdriver. Also the short handle makes it easy to get to many otherwise difficult areas. Now if I can just keep it away from my DH.
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Oooo....my DH got me one of these Chapman sets for Christmas and I love it! The set itself is pretty compact and the bits range from tiny bobbin screw to motor mounting bolt size - plus that little spinner handle is great for tight spots. It's nice not to have to hunt around for different size screw drivers when working on machines. I first saw the set on AndyTube. Highly recommended!
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I need the pink one.

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Chapmans are GREAT!
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I love my Chapmans. They are made so that the tip will break before it damages the screw. I think that is very important when working on vintage machines.
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I love my Chapmans. They are made so that the tip will break before it damages the screw. I think that is very important when working on vintage machines.

Yep. Some people don't get that...

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Hi, this is Joel from Chapman MFG. Just wanted to say thanks to everyone for recording our tools! We're a small shop (15 of us) and the vast majority of our new customers are referrals from current customers. It really makes a difference in our sales!

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Thanks for reaching out to us!  Please feel free to post in the "Vendor/Suppliers Resource page.

http://www.victoriansweatshop.com/post/vendorsupplierresource-listing-7894751?pid=1306668619

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Hi, this is Joel from Chapman MFG ...


Hi Joel, nice to have you stop in.

Quick question, on your 9600 set.  Is there a 3/8 wide blade with the same blade depth?  The Singer potted motor mounting screws are that size and it's near impossible to find a blade that wide that doesn't have a blade depth that isn't too fat to be useful. 

I'm using a screwdriver I bought thirty years ago in England, but the handle has finally gone and I need something as a replacement.  I haven't found a flat head bit yet that is 3/8 wide.

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I received my first Chapman set (9600) in December, and laughingly did not have the opportunity to use it on a sewing machine for well over a week. This is not to say that it didn't get used, because it did. The 4-year-old nephew had several presents that needed batteries and well....   you gotta get those tiny little battery door screws out somehow! =)

I do really enjoy the set, and I'm sure I'll give it more appropriate tasks as winter sets in.


*and kudos to SteveH for reaching 4k in posts.

*Hats off*

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David, we make a 3/8" slotted bit. If it's too bad you can file it down to fit, just try to keep it cool because if it heats up to over 400 degrees it'll mess with the heat treating. Obviously filing a bit voids the warranty, but many people do it to custom fit an oddball screw. 

Jim - glad it got some use, let me know how you like it for sewing machines!

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Thanks!

Order placed.

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Got my tools, and the CM-19 is a perfect fit for the 201-2/15-91 potted motors. 

Funny thing.  While this thread was going on I recalled using a small ratchet driver set like Chapman's at my work, long ago when we did bench repairs on our equipment rather than throwing it away when it broke.  Well I was moving some boxes around up in the sewing room and came across a small yellow folding pouch.  I opened it and sure enough, a set of Chapman tools I was issued probably 25 years ago.  Nice.

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David, so happy that the bit is a perfect fit! Thanks for leaving the review as well. 

That's neat about finding the old set, what did you used to repair?
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Telecommunications equipment.  I'm fairly certain I got that set for working on Motorola LST-5 satcom transceivers.
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Just ordered my set!
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Hi Steve, that's great, thanks for the order!

David, interesting, I know our tools are still used heavily by the telecommunications industry, not sure on what. 
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I showed my kids a pic and told them I want the pink set for my birthday. Here's hoping they remember.

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Hi Cari, that's great, let them know that we offer free gift wrapping too! [smile] Just put a note in the order. 

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I read about this tool set in another venue also, so I’m convinced. I placed my order. (And I got the pink set so it won’t get “absorbed” into another tool box, if you know what I mean—haha!)
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Oooo....my DH got me one of these Chapman sets for Christmas and I love it! The set itself is pretty compact and the bits range from tiny bobbin screw to motor mounting bolt size - plus that little spinner handle is great for tight spots. It's nice not to have to hunt around for different size screw drivers when working on machines. I first saw the set on AndyTube. Highly recommended!


Maybe I should get one for my wife. And set up a repeating order for a new set every other month or so since she will loose it almost as soon as she opens the case.[frown]
 I love the my Picquic screwdrivers. I got 2 of each size, one for me and one for her. She loves MY Picquics too and can never find hers.

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Donna, thanks for the order! Let me know how you like them!

Kimfella, we sell open stock parts [biggrin]
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Another Chapman fan here. I have 3 different sets, I first got them for working on guns and electronics, they are my go to for any finicky repair work. I believe I got my first set ~15 years ago from Grainger. 

Aaron [cool]

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WI Lori

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Placed my order.
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Thanks for all the orders, and Wahoonc, thanks for being a long term customer!
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