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theres a mark on the needle bar. when the mark is even with needle bar guide loosen 3 screws and align hook so it just a hair from the needle, watch you latteral distance too. i take if the feeder plate and one screw on feeder teath so i can see everything,. use short screwdirver to tighten on screw when i position. the tighten all 3 screws. turn hand wheel and ck timing and look at mark on bar. all this is assuming the needle bar had never been moved!!

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Perfect phrasing of the question, you have all the lingo/parts down pat!

First make sure your new needle is straight, then check to make sure it lines up in the center of the hole in the stitch plate.

There is basically a 1/2 sheet of papers (we use the fine waxy sticker backing paper as our guages don't fit well .1mm! ) distance between the hook and the needle.

Rotate your hook so that it is aligned with the needle in the center position, there should be 2mm between the top of the needle eye and the bottom edge of the hook.

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As for the needle threader, once thru the last guide on the needle arm, raise needle to highest position, lower the needle threader so that the tiny hook engages the eye of the needle and place thread horizontally from L to R along the plastic arm so the tiny hook can grab thread, release threader and a small loop will form in needle, pull it clear and you are away !

If the tiny hook has been bent, a little judicious and gentle bending to re-align may be necessary, use a jewellers screwdriver or similar and please be very gentle

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