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Highlead GC20618-1

Heavy Duty Waling Foot Sewing Machine

(Bottom feed, needle feed & walking foot top feed)

Highlead Gc20618-1 heavy duty walking foot


The GC20618-1 is Highlead's latest model of single needle heavy duty Walking foot lockstitch sewing machine.

It features a heavy duty triple feeding action by way of: bottom feed, needle feed and walking foot top feed. These three different feeding components combine together to give a positive feed action which is well-matched with heavy or bulky material & fabrics. 

It is fitted with a large vertically axis hook assembly & drive transmission: which usually perform better than the standard & cheaper horizontal axis hook type set-up.

Walking foot sewing machine
Large Vertical Hook & triple feeding Action

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 more importantly an automatic oil lubrication system is fitted, which reduces wear & tear considerably.

A stitch length of up-to 9mm is available for functional and decorative stitching, plus the presser foot has a high clearance of up-to 16mm.

A safety clutch is fitted to help prevent damage to the hook, bevel gears and other important parts, should the machine become jammed or over-loaded.

The Highlead GC20618-1 is a well designed and robust general purpose needle feed, walking foot machine for use on medium to heavy weight materials such as:

leather, vinyl, coated fabrics, canvas, webbing and upholstery materials etc.

It is suited to sewing, for example, car seats, general upholstery and leather articles, belts, canvas, tents, awnings, handbags, outdoor wear, straps & camping goods etc.





       Quality robust construction
*       Automatic head lubrication
*       Automatic hook lubrication
*       Long stitch feature
*       Large vertical axis hook & base
*       Reverse stitch lever
*       Hook safety clutch
*       Quiet balanced head



*       Max sewing speed: 2000rpm
*       Stitch length: 0-9mm
*       Needle bar stroke: 36mm
*       Take up stroke: 74.5mm
*       Presser foot lift by hand: 8mm
*       Presser foot lift by foot: 16mm
*       Hook: large Vertical type
*       Lubrication: Auto pump type

Also available with Automatic Thread Trimmer  Highlead GC20618-1D

Other walking foot machines Highlead GC0318  Highlead GC0618

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