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Morse 6300, the thread keeps breaking every attempt i make

The top spool of the machine, once i thread it through it works fine for about 5 sec. then it refuses to go through and frays until it breaks. i have no idea what it causing it either. is it not catching the bobbin? the bobbin works perfectly, it's the top thread that keeps breaking. PLEASE help!

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  • bleesthyhand May 12, 2009

    the needles are new, it's like it wont go through the fabric though, the thread dosent, becuse the needle is fine too

  • bleesthyhand May 12, 2009

    yes ive gone through the motions.. an ive done all those. it's almost like it dosent want to go through the fabric. because the thread from the spool wont stich, just the bobbin =/

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Change your needle, make sure the needle is new. and change your thread. Use a high quality thread and rethread the machine carefully, following all the guides. Also, check your tensions. I bet it is the needle tho.

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  • Cindy Yunke May 12, 2009

    Check the needle position? Are you using a good thread? You shouldn't see any fuzz when you look at the spool. Also, make sure you have the spool disk on over the thread spool, the disk should be bigger than the spool top.

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