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Thread: Quiting Needle

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    Junior Member stephaniequeen's Avatar
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    How often do you change your needle on your machine?

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    Super Member frarose's Avatar
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    On my embroidery machine I change them after about 8 hrs of sewing or if I am doing regular sewing on it I change before I do embrooidery work. I try to find them as cheap as I can because I change so often.

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    Not often enough ... then when I change it, I think how nicely all is working and that I will change it more often. Easier, said than done! :)

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    about every 20 hours or so. not that i actually keep track, but when i'm sewing all day for days on end, i change it about every 3rd day. so about 20 is right. after machine quilting, i throw out that needle.

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    Since I have to go 100 miles round trip to even buy needles not often enough.

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    I'm terrible at changing needles!!!

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    not as often as recommended

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    i change when i hear a difference in the sound of the machine, you'll learn to listen to your machine. when PP more often.

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    Whenever I start a new project.

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    the recommedation is:
    after every 8 hours of sewing or
    at the start of each new project--

    and it is recommended that you clean your machine (under the bobbin & surface) with EVERY BOBBIN CHANGE.

    if you follow these two recommendations you will cut down on alot of aggrivation during your projects :thumbup:

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