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Brother Sewing Machine User Manual XL2230

I bought this machine before opening the bax. i always open the carton in the store, this will teach me to not give in to companion shoppers weirdness about opening containers in the store to evaluate the entire contents... so, the manual for this machine is in every language except ENGLISH! i have managed til now to get cleaning and minor adjustments done "by looking at the pictures"! no it seems i may have loaded the bobbin casing incorrectly. there is a tension spring kind of mechanism located by the front of the casing, the pics are not clear if it it suppose dot just butt" against this tension dohick or actually clip on somehow? i am affraid to break or bend or otherwise make the situation worse, and of course the only ENGLISH instructions is this silly "quick reference chart,#1 & #2" totally useless. I cant locate a free online downlaodable ENGLISH version of a manual for this marvelous machine, and i'm hoping you can provide some HELP! Thanks dmarie

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Dear 1029dmarie

Have found a wonderful site that sell brother machines and instruction manuals, they are in the UK but they send you the manual as a adobe pdf file by email they charge about £5.00



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