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    What do I need to look for in a thread injector

    Trying to decide about getting a thread injector. The only thing I know about them is that Wallyworld sells them starting at about $80.

    What features should I look for ?

    Should I buy new or used ?

    What brands should I stay away from or consider ?

    Any input would be appreciated.
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    Check my posting on guidelines in my signature.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

    "Bless you child, when you set out to thread a needle don't hold the thread still and fetch the needle up to it; hold the needle still and poke the thread at it; that's the way a woman most always does, but a man always does t'other way."
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    The Rev has some great advise in his thread - check it out.

    I got lucky on a steel and brass bohemoth from the 50's. I did end up getting it serviced by a pro after buying so my $30 bargain ended up an $80 bargain and I have a machine that will do anything I could ask. Having said that, look in the yellow pages for sewing machine repair and call a few a nd ask if they have any older quality machines for sale. My repair guy had a couple of old Singers that would be great machines for $80 and there was no risk because they were already serviced...

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