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What class bobbin?

I looked in the manual for the "bobbin class" for my rother CS-6000i, and instead found the size and the part code (7/16 inch, part code SA156.) The bobbins at the fabric store did not have the sizes or part codes, just the class number, and the store employees weren't knowledgable about sewing machines, and didn't have anywhere to look it up. (Jo-Ann Fabric- poor selection and lakadaisical customer service, I will not go back.) I feel silly even having to ask, but this is the first time I have had a Brother or any computerized machine, and there's alot I'm not familiar with.

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The type of bobbin is, in fact, a Brother SA156. This is the only type of bobbin that will fit it, and there is no cross-reference. The Class 66 and Class 15 that you probably found at the fabric store will not be compatible.

The correct bobbins are readily available at any authorized Brother dealer, or online. They are actually a very common bobbin. I would recommend doing a web search for the nearest brother dealer to your location.


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I found them (a pack of 10) on amazon . com for $4.76 + $5.02 postage. I also called my local brother dealer and they want $8.99 ... sorry small business, think I'll save on the gas and order online.

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