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I purchased a used SingerSH654 and am at the "dreaded" threading stage. I have threaded using the book and sitting with the serger using the DVD. My left needle (B) thread will not pick up the lower threads. The right needle will. I have checked the path of my lower threads carefully and don't see anything not threaded or out of order. I followed the path and rethreaded several times the upper threads. I put in new needles from the same package size 14 -- no change. What am I doing wrong?

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I have had a similar problem with my overlocker and had to adjust the height of the needle by moving it lower.
because one needle was so fussy i use my overlocker with only one needle, which give a good enough stitch for what i'm doing

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