Includes assembled pedastal table, stand and motor.

This compound feed cylinder arm heavy duty lockstitch machine is designed to sew multiple layers of heavy weight material. The Japanese made large shuttle hook and large bobbin capacity offer high efficiency and ease of operation.

The bobbin winder is on the top of the head for easy access and the presser foot lift is adjustable up to 20 mm (.8 inches).

It can be used to stitch for example the handles of hand bags, baseball gloves, sports apparatus, safety bags, tents, seat cushions, cases and bags, and other items where extra heavy duty feeding is required.

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This model is the giant in the Highlead range of compound feed, walking foot, cylinder arm, heavy duty machines (bottom feed, needle feed and walking foot feed)

Its powerful and steady feeding action enables you to sew multiple ply of heavy weight material with a true and even stitch.

The GA2688-1 features a heavy duty cylinder arm shape which helps in the production of 3-dimensional items used when making for example:

Bags, saddles, seats, harnesses, safety belts, straps, technical textiles, filters, general leather and upholstery products etc..

A stitch length of up-to 11mm is possible and the machine has a reverse stitch lever as standard.

The special extra large shuttle hook and bobbin capacity offers high efficiency in sewing products using extra thick thread up to metric size 8* (including sizes 30, 25, 20, 12, 8 & V92, V128, V207, V242, V277*).

The bobbin winder is mounted on top of the sewing machine head for easy use and quick change over.

The heavy duty presser foot assembly has an extra high lift of up to 20mm, allowing for a large range of extra heavy weight material to be used.

The walking foot action is fully driven and combines with the bottom feed and needle bar feed to produce a positive feeding motion for extra heavy use.

For improved versatility the cylinder arm clearance, to the right of needle, has been extended from the usual 240
  • 300mm to a Long arm clearance of 400mm.

    Versatile extra heavy duty cylinder arm machine.


    Features
  • Special large shuttle hook
  • Powerful needle bar stroke
  • Extra heavy duty cylinder arm
  • Extra heavy duty feeding action
  • High lifting foot assembly
  • 400mm long arm clearance
  • High under arm clearance
  • Reverse stitch lever
  • Large stitch feature
  • Built-in bobbin winder

    Applications

    The GA2688-1 is the giant in the Highlead range of compound feed, cylinder arm, heavy duty machines (bottom feed, needle feed and walking foot feed). Its powerful and steady feeding action enables you to sew multiple ply of heavy weight material with a true and even stitch.
    A stitch length of up to 11mm is possible and the machine has a reverse stitch lever as standard.
    The special extra large Japanese shuttle hook and bobbin capacity offers high efficiency in sewing products using extra thick thread from 92 - 277.
    The bobbin winder is mounted on top of the sewing machine head for easy use and quick change over.
    The heavy duty presser foot assembly has an extra high lift of up to 20mm, allowing for a large range of extra heavy weight material to be used.
    The walking foot action is fully driven and combines with the bottom feed and needle bar feed to produce a positive feeding motion for extra heavy use.
    For improved versatility the cylinder arm clearance, to the right of needle, has been extended from the usual 240
  • 300mm to a long arm clearance of 400mm (15 3/4").

    The GA2688-1 features a heavy duty cylinder arm shape which helps to stitch: the handles of hand bags, baseball gloves, sports apparatus, safety bags, tents, seat cushions, cases and bags, saddles, seats, harnesses, safety belts, straps, technical textiles, filters, general leather, upholstery products and other items where extra heavy duty feeding is required.
  • US Warranty 1 year limited warranty on defects in materials and workmanship.
  • Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
Specifications
Click HERE for Instruction Book Operating Manual User Guide and Parts List Catalog for Highlead GA2688-1

  • Max Sewing Speed: 800 rpm
  • Stitch length: 0-11 mm
  • Needle bar stroke: 56 mm
  • Thread take-up lever stroke: 96 mm
  • Presser foot lift: By hand 13 mm, By knee 20 mm
  • Needle Size: DY x 3 26 #
  • Shuttle Hook: KSP-204N
  • Lubrication: Manual
  • Metric thread sizes 30 to 8
  • V thread sizes V92 to V277
Other Images

icon Special large KSN-204 shuttle fitted

icon Thread Lubrication box fitted as standard