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Bobbin stop how to adjust, check

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  • what is the name and model number of the sewing machine?

  • christine darcy Nov 08, 2012

    it is a janome qxl605

  • christine darcy Nov 08, 2012

    the bobbin case keeps jumping out, ends up all burred and doesnt sit correctly, its a viscious circle. just had to replace it again.

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There may be a problem with hook and hook race and that may be
causing the bobbin case to jump out, it would be a good idea to have
it checked.

Posted on Nov 09, 2012

  • christine darcy Nov 09, 2012

    thank you, Janome have washed their hands of the problem, will take in to a repair shop,4

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