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Hobbylock 796 serger Does not turn. Seems ceased up

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  • midwifebcs Jul 14, 2008

    That's exactly what is going on with my hobbylock 776

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    how to thread

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Good morning,

Could be a couple of things - either machine is just "gummed up" (can happen if it's been awhile since machine was serviced - more than a year), an internal part has broken or come loose or the machine has somehow been knocked out of time. As these are not things that you'll be able to fix yourself, you'll need to have your machine checked out by a qualified service tech.

Best of luck,
Kim & Linnette
www.sewingexpressions.com

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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