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Advice I am considering purchasing this machine, as it is on sale right now, is this a reliable one. I need one for intermediate sewing and good track record. bobbin

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  • Carla Sade Nov 06, 2008

    Thank you, I have a singer right now and it is not good, but I just looked at the 16231 and thought it looked more heavy duty. So thank you, I can buy with confidence.

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Hi,

Not sure which machine you are referencing but if is the 16231...it is highly recommended. There is literally no issues with this machine reported in the past 2 years it has been out.
CAN NOT GO WRONG! More than worth the $$ You will be please with the reliability of a mechanical machine with the benefit of a few "can't live with out" electronic features, up/down needle button. start/stop button, speed control lever! It pretty great. You can also go to sear.com and read soem other reviews form customers. It comes pretty highly rated.

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