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Highlead GC24608-2

Post bed twin needle walking foot sewing machine

Highlead GC24608-2 post bed

The Highlead GC24608-2 is a twin needle heavy duty compound feed and walking foot industrial sewing machine which features a post-bed design.

The post-bed design is very useful when sewing shaped items or panels etc. and is used when you need to sew into shaped items which can not be done on a standard flat-bed machine. 

Walking foot postbed sewing machine The 178mm high slim post bed gives you greater access and control when sewing decorative & functional stitching on items like leather upholstery panels, shoe uppers, car seat upholstery etc.

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 a semi-automatic oil lubrication system with sump is fitted which reduces wear & tear considerably.

As well as the Post bed shape; It features a heavy duty triple feeding action by way of: bottom feed, needle feed and walking foot top feed and is fitted with two large vertical axis hook & bases for use with medium to heavy weight materials.

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

The GC24608-2 is a post-bed twin needle, needle feed, walking foot machine for use on medium to heavy weight materials and is suited to sewing for example:

Leather upholstery, car upholstery, general upholstery panels/shapes, leather goods, canvas/plastic, handbags, sports apparatus, office furniture, technical textiles etc.

Highlead GC24608-2 twin needle post bed
Standard needle gauge: 8mm (9.5mm & other size options available)




  • Versatile Post bed shape
  • Twin needle sewing
  • Large Vertical hooks
  • Reverse stitch lever
  • 178mm Post bed height
  • Sump mounted with oil pump
  • Automatic hook lubrication
  • Up-to 7mm stitch feature

Highlead twin needle walking foot post bed

Post bed with Walking foot & Large hooks

  • Max sewing speed: 2000rpm
  • Stitch length: 0-7mm
  • Needle bar stroke: 33.4mm
  • Take up stroke: 96mm
  • Presser foot lift by hand: 7mm
  • Presser foot lift by foot: 13mm
  • Needle size: DPx17 size 23

Also available model with split needle bar (flick-out needle)

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5 Cheltenham Street - Salford Manchester M6 6WY England
T: 0843 289 7560
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