Originally Posted by LostinSpace
Um....You're not suppose to pull the thread off the roll like that. The thread is suppose to come off the spool upward and freely, go through an eye above the spool than back down to the machine. I use simple spring loaded paper clips clipped onto a screw in the ceiling above the spool than rout the thread thru the round handle of the clip. There should be absolutely no tension on the thread until it gets to the thread tensioner on the machine.
Just saying.. Nice machine BTW.
Thanks for the tip, but it works perfect just like it's shown. I do have an overhead thread guide for the larger cones seen in the background.