Lucey


While each member of the APQS longarm family displays a unique personality, all machines feature the ease-of-use and simplicity-of-operation for which APQS is renowned. All APQS longarms are handcrafted in Carroll, Iowa, using the same techniques, material and craftspeople. Everything is desinged, engineered and crafted to be approachable, inviting, and simple to use. Lucey offers the quality and performance quilters expect from APQS at an economical price - making it an exceptional value.

Lucey longarm quilting machine

In 1998, APQS became the first longarm company to develop and perfect stitch regulation. An innovative breakthrough that is exclusive to APQS, Adaptive Logic Stitch RegulationTM makes all your stitches precise and consistent the moment you begin quilting. This reduces your practice time significantly, making learning to quilt fun and easy. Make perfect star points and squares with starts and stops with no extra stitches. Accurate stitches - where you want them, when you want them.

One component that is important to any longarm is the tracking or movement system. The APQS exclusive BlissTM track system results in smooth and easy machine movement, enabling hours of effortless quilting. It will make your quilting feel completely free.

Lucey is designed to be easy to learn and simple to operate. It will help you quilt easier, allowing you to fully express your individuality and creativity. Lucey is pleasant and satisfying to use and will help you complete your quilt projects with speed and accuracy.

Features

Another exclusive option, available with most APQS longarm models, is Quilt PathTM, a simple to learn and easy to use computerized quilting system. Enjoy the benefits of an automated quilting system, and quilt your masterpiece with ease and professional accuracy. Quilt PathTM features an easy to use touch screen tablet, making it simple for you to design and lay out your project, and let Quilt PathTM handle the quilting!

Lucey handles

Specifications

$12,900 + Freight and Tax or export.
Throat space of 26"x 10.5".
Machine with 10, 12 foot standard table.
Weight 41 lbs (18.59 kgs).
Voltage 120V, 50/60 Hz.
Variable Needle Speed, 0-3500 SPM.
Footprint: 5' deep x 10', or 12' long.

Sewing Head Features

Floating Horizontal Wheels.
On-demand Automatic Stitch Regulator.
Handcrafted from aircraft grade aluminum.
Super-quiet enclosed DC motor.
Self-Lubricating Bushings
- The amount of oil required to care for an APQS machine is a fraction of what other quilting machines need, making maintenance simple and easy.
Precision timing by Synchronous Belt Drive.
< Adjustment-Free Quilt Take-up Roller- The elevated roller means you never have to raise it as the bulk of the quilt grows. And the leveler bar in front keeps your quilt surface level.
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Single Thread Disk Tensioner - Having only one place to set tension means our machines can run a wide range of even the most finicky threads, opening up your creative options.
Standard APQS Interchangeable Hopping Foot - Lets you customize your machine's feet based on the kind of quilting you do.
Fully adjustable Ergonomically Designed Handles eliminate carpal tunnel injuries and provide for maximum visibility.
Two-stage Automatic Needle Positioner - Single-stitch button, two position - Whether you like to tack your starting/ending stitches or knot & bury, you can control it all with the touch of a button.
Built-in Laser Light with front and rear post.
Manual Horizontal Channel Locks for horizontal straight-line quilting.
Stand alone APQS Turbo bobbin winder - Consistently wound bobbins are the key to consistent tension.
Free one-day beginner class, online training videos and start-up supply kit.


Available Options


Quilt PathTM Computerized Quilting System.
Deluxe Table - 10', 12', or 14'.
Power fabric advance with foot pedal control - Eliminate the chance of pleats and puckers on the back of your quilt by automatically rolling your quilt sandwich forward with even tension - all with the touch of a button. Requires Deluxe Table upgrade.
Bliss Drive System - Bliss uses a ball bearing technology to guide the machine on the table and gives you phenomenal control with minimal effort.
Hydraulic table lift - Adjust the height of the table with the touch of a button.
Black LED Light Kit - Used with flourescent marking tools.
In-home set-up by factory certified technician.


Every complete quilting system comes with machine, table, canvas covered rollers, patterns, thread, bobbins, needles, industrial bobbin winding machine, simple easy-to-follow assembly instructions, basic training video and manual on CD.
Assembly is simple and should only take a couple of hours. If help is needed our technicians are standing by on the phone or we offer professional in home/business setup.

To Order: Call 352-397-4959 or e-mail: Patty@Katydids.net