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Needle Borke and cannot take out!

I was sewing and did not take a pin out and it broke the needle on the right. We can not remove the needle. We have lost the manual. Please help, We are trying to finish a project before my bother gets back from Afghanistan.

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There are small holes on the metal block where the needles insert.  These holes fit hex/allen wrenches (I'm not sure the size).  Turn the wrench to the left to loosen, and the broken needle should either fall out or be loose enough to pull out.

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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