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Singer 6233 - broken bobbin case

My bobbin case broke and I need to replace it. Where's the cheapest place to buy a part and how do I install it once I get it?

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You can order one online, I am not sure about shipping costs.
I jsut bought one for $15 at my local sewing store.

Posted on Oct 21, 2008


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