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Manual need a manual for a pfaff hobbylock 783 or something to show how to run threads through the mecanisem

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    I have a Pfaff 483 industrial sewing machine. Can you tell me which direction the needle goes in using the long groove as a reference point? I'm also looking for a manual for this machine. Thank You, Bec

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I have an extra copy of the manula for the PFAFF 783 Hobbylock. It cost me $12 plus $2 postage when I bought
it 4 years ago. Write me if interested. [email protected]

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