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Needles keep breaking

I am having trouble understanding why the needle keeps breaking in my Yamata FY920. After a couple of minutes of sewing it brakes and parts of it fly into the room. The screw is thight and I use a standard needle. Do I need a particular type of needle? The one I am using now, looks like the ones that came with the machine when I bought it.

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Sew paper.If ok try buying from reputable Haberdashery packets come in various sizes. Maybe material is to thick for needle

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