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How To Assemble A Passap Duomatic Stand

Here is how you assemble the Passap Duomatic or Duomatic 80 stand. It is very straight forward.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 1 lay out pieces

1. Layout all the pieces

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 2 insert leg sections

2. With base upside down on the floor, insert leg sections into base.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 3 nubs face away from center

3. Insert legs such that the nubs are facing away from the center of the stand. They will hold the horizontal support rails later on in this tutorial.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 4 road kill

4. When all four legs are in their sockets, you should have Passap Stand Road Kill.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 5 hold legs set upright

5. Grabbing the legs at both sides just below the base, bring the stand upright and set it to the side. If you don’t hold the legs, they will fall out.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 6 remove washer wing nut

6. Find the center support and remove the washer and wing nut.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 7 set wing nut washer on top

7. Set the wing nut and washer on top of the upright stand.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 8 slip end supports in center bracket

8. Find the end supports and slip them through the round openings of the center support bracket.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 9 set support pieces under center

9. Set the the combined support pieces underneath the center of the stand.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 10 center support bolt through hole

10. Bring the bolt from the center support bracket up through the hole in the center of the stand. Put the washer on.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 11 attach wing nut do not tighten

11. Gently attach the wing nut. Do not tighten all the way. You need the space in the next step.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 12 raise center support set in nubs

12. Raise each side of center support bracket, one at a time, and set the holes in the nubs of the stand legs. You will need to bring the horizontal supports through the legs and to the outside where the nubs are.

This picture shows the horizontal support still on the inside of the stand. You need to pull it through to the outside. This is why we didn’t tighten the wing nut all the way. We need the play to get the supports through to the outside.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 13 set support hole into leg peg

13. Set the horizontal support hole into the leg peg on both sides.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 14 installed correctly

14. Here is the horizontal support installed correctly. Now go to the opposite side of the stand and repeat this process.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 15 tighten wing nut to cinch

15. When both horizontal supports are installed, tighten the wing nut to cinch everything tight.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 16 install support brackets

16. Locate the machine support brackets and install them in their slots on the base of the stand. The flat support area will face away from the center of the stand.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 17 support arms dm used

17. The support arms have two sets of nubs. The ones marked DM should be centered in the stand slot.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 18 place on top

18. Now it’s time to set the machine on the stand. Place the rectangular plate from the back bed into the rectangular holder on top of the stand.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 19 place on support arms

19. Set the machine down so that the support arms support the front bed of the machine. Make sure the flat ends of the support arms are facing away from the center of the machine.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 20 support arm flat side

20. If the flat ends of the support arms are installed incorrectly, the front of the machine will fall forward since the bracket is supporting a hole instead of steel, easily damaging your precious Passap.

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic stand step 21 locate clamps and tool tray

21. Locate the clamps and tool tray.

     

how to assemble passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 22 insert c clamps and tighten

22. Insert the two clamps into the slots above the back bed plates on the underside of the machine. Tighten.

     

how to assemble passap duomatic knitting machine stand step 23 install tool tray

23. Install the tool tray on either side of the stand into the corresponding holes in the legs.

 

 

24. You are ready to knit!

     

how to assemble set up a passap duomatic stand step 24 finished

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June 11, 2007

26 comments

1 Marilyn Martinson { 05.29.08 at 9:25 pm }

Thank you so much. Your assembly instructions saved me. I inherited a knitting machine from my parents with no instructions. I couldn’t figure out how to secure the knitting machine to the stand. I would have never figured it out without your instructions. Even my dad who used to knit on the machine had it attached incorrectly to the stand.

He passed away 3 years ago and used to knit baby blankets for the newborn grand kids. My daughter is going to have a baby and I wanted to surprise her with one of “grandpa’s” baby blankets.

2 Kathryn { 05.29.08 at 11:07 pm }

I’m so glad the photos helped. Your daughter will love a baby blanket with a link to her Grandpa.

3 Elize Schmidt { 06.08.08 at 10:11 am }

Thank you so much. You have saved me many hours of work trying to figure out how to assemble it. My sister gave me the passap duomatic 80 as a gift. She cant remember how to assemble it and therefor cant help me. I will be grateful if some one can help me with instructions to fit the deco and the electric motor.
Hope to hear from you soon as i am looking forward to start knitting.

4 Elaine Schumann { 08.07.08 at 9:49 am }

I inherited a Passap Duo 80 from a friend. I had the hardest time figuring out on how to put the machine on the stand. Thank you so much for this page in the Web. It was a really great help.For awhile I could not get the pushers out of the rail. Decided they needed oil and viola!!. Now, I can’t seem to attach the racking handle, I just can’t make it to fit, and I know nothing about attaching the Deco. Thank you, I will be so happy if I finally get to be able to knit. Seven years ago I had a Passap E6000,with stand, motor, linker and the works, but had to sell it all as we retired in AZ. and I couldn’t take it with me. Now I was fortunate to get the Duo 80 and am so anxious to get Knitting. Thank you. Elaine

5 Helena { 10.30.08 at 3:45 am }

Hi,

I have a Passap Duo 80 but I have no instructions manual. Do yo know where I can find or order one? I live in Portugal, so…

Without a manual I find it impossible to start knitting with the passap… can you help me?

Thank you,

helena

6 Bright { 01.09.09 at 10:20 pm }

When I got my parts and pieces, I remembered everything from this article clearly enough that the stand went together without a hitch. Your clear pictures made it very simple. Thank you.

7 Ash { 04.30.09 at 8:39 am }

Thank you so much for this clean-cut set of instructions! Believe me, you’ve saved me from alot of tears! I am in love with the knitting machine once again!

8 Margaret M. Frobisher { 05.09.09 at 11:23 am }

Ihave managed to re-assemble my favourite machine again, but unfortunately two of the rubber feet have been lost in the removal. Will I be able to purchase replacements?

9 MakoShark { 01.27.11 at 4:14 am }

*Thank you so much!*

After buying a Passap 80 Duomatic (in parts) I was overwhelmed by the idea of putting together the stand – because, after looking at the pictures, it seems that I have the stand, and something else – some second stand?

Again, thank you!

10 Awula Ayelebi { 06.11.11 at 7:29 pm }

Does somebody know the packaged weight of a complete passap duomatic 80? I need this to estimate how much transportation by air will cost me?

Thanks in advance.

11 Dianne { 06.14.11 at 7:20 am }

I don’t know if I would have ever figured this out without your help. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Now if I can only figure out how to get past the first you without problems.

12 Yolandi du Plessis { 07.28.11 at 2:36 am }

I inherited a passap e6000 from my parents who passed away. It is fully equiped with console, 4 color changer and electra 4600 motor. There is no instructions to tell me how to connect all the different cables to the motor at the back. It is numbered from one to nine. I already knit with the machine but by hand and would like to use the motor.

I couldn’t figure out how to connect the cables at the back of the motor. I’ll appreciate it if there is somebody who can help me get connected.

Kind regards.

Yolandi du Plessis
South- Africa

atyol@nwisp.co.za

13 Nicola Loder { 09.30.11 at 10:18 pm }

hello
i am in the middle of deep cleaning a passap duomatic pinkie and the top of the stand is rusted. in the pictures yours looks so nice and black. did you spray it or is it just in very good condition?

best
nicola

14 Elize Slabbert { 11.20.11 at 11:36 am }

Where can I find an Agent who sells parts for the Passap Duomatic 80 (green machine) I lost my machine’s front cam box during transportation. I searched the internet but couldn’t find an Agent in South Africa. Please help!

15 Bob { 12.01.11 at 10:04 pm }

Wooooo perfect – what I needed. I just opened up my Passap that has not been used for 25+ years and I got the stand assembled ok without instructions, but the mounting support arms were ambiguos and I was not sure the machine was supported. Going to check them now before I leave the machine unattended.

Next I have to do a strip and clean, luckily no apparent signs of rust on the bed.

16 Sue Wallis { 04.19.12 at 4:56 am }

Thank you!!! Very grateful for the instructions. Made it so much easier to assemble.

17 Debbra { 01.01.13 at 11:23 pm }

Hi I received a passap duomatic 80 ( cream color) from a friend . Need advice on how to assemble the motor on the machine. No instruction with the machine . Any help would be appreciated. Debbra

18 Debbra { 01.01.13 at 11:28 pm }

P.S. Your assemble instruction are great ! Can you help me more

19 betty { 02.23.13 at 1:27 am }

HI,
will the pinkie work without the stand? There is one for sale in my area but it doesn’t have all the parts and I don’t know if it would be worth the money, without the stand and all, thanks
Betty

20 Annmarie { 06.22.13 at 12:42 pm }

I too inherited a passap duomatic. It sat under my bed for several years. I had no idea there was a stand. My instruction books, including passap Paramedic did not mention anything about how to assemble the stand. Your concise instructions and photos are much appreciated.

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22 Patricia { 12.07.13 at 8:20 am }

Your directions were a blessing, but can you help with this one, I got the machine up and all together, and have noticed that there is no footpedal, and I have tried to look on ebay with no luck, is this a special thing that goes with the power knit motor, any ideas where I can look
Regards4Patricia

23 Muriel { 01.31.14 at 6:55 am }

Hi there, my passap duo 80 has been packed away for 20 years. Now that I’m retired I have this great urge to knit. Got the stand up but could I find where to put the clamps so many thanks for your clear instructions.

I’m now looking for a second hand motor so if you should hear of anything going please let me know.

Muriel.

24 Netty { 03.17.14 at 12:02 am }

Hi to all.
Is there anyone that can show me how to put the Passap MOTOR onto the stand.
Thers is only; how to put the knitting bed on the stand.
Once the motor is on the stand, how does the knitting bed sit on it.
Any U-tubes for demonstrations.
Appreciate any help.
Netty

25 Netty { 03.17.14 at 12:04 am }

Hi to all.
Is there anyone that can show me how to put the Passap MOTOR onto the stand.
There is only: how to put the knitting bed on the stand.
Once the motor is on the stand, how does the knitting bed sit on it.
Any U-tubes for demonstrations.
Appreciate any help.
Netty

26 Sandra { 07.25.14 at 3:00 am }

We are setting up our machine for the first time in 10 years a the pictures were very helpful thank yo

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