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I was recently given a Euro-ProShark Automatic model 417 to use w/my quilting group at church. It is missing the manual, power cord and presser foot. Can you help me find out? Thanks.

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Check out the foot controls at http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/search.aspx?find=Euro+Pro+foot+control. They have a diagram at the top of each of the selections showing what the connection looks like. I looked at each of the Euro Pro Models that the foots are compatible with, but didn't find the 417. I found models close to it. But if you find a connection type that is the same, it should work. Make sure of the return policy before you order, just in case.

As far as the presser foot goes, a universal type presser foot fits nearly any machine I've ever dealt with and heard of in 30+ years of sewing. I still use my grandmother's universals from 60+ years ago on a machine that's computerized and only 3 years old, if that gives you an idea! Check out your local Joann's or Hancock Fabrics or local sewing store. Even ordering online for a universal presser foot will do you just fine.You can look on the same web site as for the foot control at http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/search.aspx?find=Universal+presser+foot for one.

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