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I'm considering buying an Elna sewing machine, but I notice that there are very few of them around. None in the stores here. Are they easily serviced at any sewing machine repair business or do they take an expert in that perticular brand?

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Servicing is not really so much an issue as spare parts and general local support. If you want accessories and parts later, a walking foot perhaps, replace a lost or broken thing-a-me-jig, it may prove more difficult to find easily if not locally available
Take a look at the machines offered locally and ask whether they do in house servicing or is it sent features across brands and see what is most likely to suit your sewing needs and budget. Demonstrations on machines are often available, especially if you can book a time in advance to reduce interuption. Also ask about any trade-in options that may be available if you have a retired machine you do not wish to keep. Small independent businesses are more likely to offer extras like lessons or a get you started goody bag...and you can talk to a person you will have an ongoing relationship with, not a corporate customer service representative who may not have specific product knowledge.
All major manufacturers have websites with a Store locator page so you can find one close to you....or the local phone book is also a good place to start.

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