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Thread tension dial

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My thread tension dial came apart and I don't know which way it suppose to go. Can you please tell me how the thread tension dial sits on the sawing machine. Right now I have 2 washers with a cut out, a spacer and the nob. Thank you.

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    Tension setting on machine

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    Tension dial off

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Hi , the two washer are assemble the curve should be back each other , first put a piece of thin tosser like a small nail put spacer can struck the tosser ,put washer back to back cone retainer next spring next cover with number indicating tensioner of thread next the knob.Put the tread between two cuve for enough tension.

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