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Highlead GA2688-L

Extra Long Arm Cylinder

Long Cylinder Arm Extra Heavy Duty Walking Foot Sewing Machine.

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


Highlead GA2688-L long cylinder arm sewing


The GA2688-L is Highlead's special extended extra heavy duty extra long cylinder arm sewing machine.

The sewing machines cylinder shaped arm has been extended to give approximately 960mm clearance to the right of the needle.

It features an extra heavy duty triple feeding action by way of: bottom feed, needle feed and walking foot top feed.

It is fitted with an extra large shuttle hook assembly (204 type) for use with heavy weight & extra heavy weight materials and threads.

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.

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

The presser foot has an extra high lift and can go 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.

Available complete with extra heavy counter weight pedestal unit stand which allows the cylinder arm shape to overhand, giving greater access. 

Extra Long Arm + High Arm Clearance


Extra large sewing machine hook

Extra heavy duty cylinder arm shape with extra large shuttle hook & triple feeding action



  • Extra long 960mm arm.
  • High arm design.
  • Special Large shuttle hook.
  • Extra heavy duty cylinder arm.
  • Extra heavy duty feeding action.
  • High lifting foot assembly.
  • Reverse stitch lever.
  • Large stitch feature.
  • Centre Positioning wheel.
  • Built-in bobbin winder.


  • Max sewing speed: 800rpm
  • Stitch length: 0-11mm
  • Needle bar stroke: 56mm
  • Take up stroke: 96mm
  • Arm length: 960mm
  • Arm dia: 81mm
  • Presser foot lift by hand: 13mm
  • Presser foot lift by foot: 20mm
  • Needle size: DYx3 #26
Highlead GA2688-L long arm sewing machine
Highlead GA2688-L at our Manchester showroom

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