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Thread: In a tither, what to do?

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    Super Member deedum's Avatar
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    I am thinking I would like a wider throat machine to for quilting. Not sure if I should get a old Singer 301 long bed, which I think is really cool or a 6600 Janome which is really cool. Your opinion would be much appreciated.

    What to do...what to do!

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    Super Member seamstome's Avatar
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    Dont know the Singer but I have the Janome. Like the throat and the Acufeed system. Cons: the uptake lever unthreads, the acufeed are screw based.

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    I got the 6600 because of the throat size, but it's not the largest throat out there. I can't off the top of my head name the machines that have a wider throat - but I know I saw some.

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    The Horizon has a wider throat than the 6600.

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    When I started quilting 6 years ago I bought an Elna 7200, with a few accessories I didn't get much change out of a 1000, early last year I bought a Singer 527 and I adore it, it only cost me 50 and it does the most beautiful straight stitch and for FMQ it is the best, and I have 4, of the machines I have.

    IMO save your money for more fabric and go for the reliable and well built Singer.

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    Super Member deedum's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by QultingaddictUK
    When I started quilting 6 years ago I bought an Elna 7200, with a few accessories I didn't get much change out of a 1000, early last year I bought a Singer 527 and I adore it, it only cost me 50 and it does the most beautiful straight stitch and for FMQ it is the best, and I have 4, of the machines I have.

    IMO save your money for more fabric and go for the reliable and well built Singer.
    Thanks, I appreciate and concur!

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    how much do you want to pay

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    Love my 6600P!!!

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