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No he not on the forum…. my bro is a Luddite. I chat with him often so I will let you know how he’s making out with it, he lives in the far North (Yukon) and is waiting for delivery.
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I’ve had the same troubles …. ended up being my color thread was tight on the spool causing it to hang up while paying off causing high upper thread tension., which shredded the thread at the needle Try winding some on a bobbin and rig it for your top end thread or unwind a bunch and hand wind it ba...
I choose the 1541 and it was $1500 less than the 2810, my brother just bought a new 2810 on Friday and chose it because it has a longer and higher arm and a bit more foot lift….. which suits the kind of work he is doing. I love my 1541, it’s been a great machine.
Let us know the outcome
As a baseline, the thread on the bottom should slide out of the bobbin case if you can hold the thread and use it gently like a mini yoyo... it should move slightly at the sudden stop and not keep paying out. The top thread should drag heavily with the foot down and it should take just a little forc...
What was the last thing you changed on your machine before this problem started? That thinking has solved a few problems for me. Look your thread path over good and make sure your spool feeds off easy (I’ve got a couple spools that were wound to tight and are unusable) Take some time to clean and oi...
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