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NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.
good mothers let you lick the beaters - great mothers turn it off first
I have several for giggles.
http://austin.craigslist.org/app/3429142307.html a mere $1,000
http://austin.craigslist.org/atq/3438654167.html $300 the machine is rusted!
http://austin.craigslist.org/atq/3462262073.html $100, don't know what happened to this one.
http://austin.craigslist.org/atq/3419573950.html $80 totally rusted, but its really old!
http://austin.craigslist.org/atq/3446295702.html $50 and in good condition...yeah right!
the $100 one where is the machine?