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I have a fairly new NS10. I wore out my Elna SU and as I no longer need a machine that does much fancy stuff, I was advised by my sewing machine shop that the NS10 should do much of what I wanted - taking hems up, the odd bit of mending etc. I have tried to sew net curtains and there was a problem with the tension. I have just been trying to take up a pair of trousers and a pair of fine cotton jeans. The stitching is OK for a time and then it misses underneath occasionally. I have no idea this is happening until I have finished sewing. This bloody machine is pathetic and I wish I'd taken out a mortgage and bought a Swiss one. I never had to alter the tension on the Elna in 35 years and wish with all my heart that I'd bought a second hand one of those. Too late now. Does the tension have to be changed on an NS10 every time you want to do a simple job. It seems like it.

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Shop where I bought it want me to take it in with the items I wanted to sew and they would see what the problem was. They said it was a lovely machine and shouldn't cause problems.

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