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I have acquired a pfaff 463-34/01 machine and require needles bobbins bobbine holder/s and a handbook Can you help? Regards peterjjohn@tiscali.co.uk Tel 01829 270931

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Same machine tried using singe needles won't work, All it needed was bobbin cleaned out and a r134 system needle. sews like new

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I have bought a pfaff 463 machine and when i sew the thread going through the needle keeps on shreading..... any suggestions

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