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When i try to use it it doesnt thread with the bottom thread and bunches up and breaks the top thread. i cant find this model online!!: please someone help! dont know if i threaded properly

Brother opus 821. on the other side says model c

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Possible problem is the bobbin inserted the wrong way round. I'm not familiar with this model, but if you've checked the upper threading, and it's still bunching, make sure the bobbin thread feeds off the bobbin correctly (e.g. either to the right, or to the left, as it's inserted). Hope this helps.

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