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Consew226 needle not picking up bobbin thread

So I realize this is a long shot, but I thought it was worth a try before I called a service guy and dropped a bunch of money on the problem. My machine was working just fine and then I put in a bobbin that I later realized wasn't wound properly. After I realized the thread was too loose on the bobbin, I took it out and tried to replace it with a bobbin that was wound better. Well, now the needle won't pick up the bobbin thread. In fact, the bobbin actually won't rotate at all when the needle plate is on the machine. I took off the needle plate and it will rotate but the thread still isn't picking up. What's up with that? Do you think I got some thread jammed between the bobbin and the shuttle that isn't visible? I unscrewed all the parts I could get to with the screw driver sizes I have at home but I can't figure out how to get the shuttle out to see if something is jammed. There are 2 screws on the side of the shuttle that are too close to the other parts for my screw driver to fit in there. any suggestions? I can provide photos if necessary. Thanks!

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I would just send it to a mechanic.

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