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Old 02-11-2021, 12:09 PM
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Has anyone else had this happen? Not sure how, but the plastic bottom of this cone has broken off. Any ideas to fix it? I really donít want to lose this whole cone of thread!
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Old 02-11-2021, 12:12 PM
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If you have an empty spool, I would try carefully inserting it inside the broken one.
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Old 02-11-2021, 12:24 PM
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This has only happed with the Connecting Thread cone thread I have. Frustrating and a big hassle. I ended up tossing it after spending too much time trying to save it.
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Old 02-11-2021, 12:57 PM
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I have had this happen and even trying to put it onto an empty cone the loss of thread was not worth it because of the time I spent trying to fix it. If it were an expensive cone I would contact the seller they may make good on it if it is not to old. Other than that I would toss it.
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Old 02-11-2021, 02:04 PM
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Thanks for the suggestions. I was able to cut off the mess, just kept pulling cut ends and pulling cut ends till it quit, and I was lucky to find ONE end! Turned the spool over, made 4 bobbins - very slowly - and I now think I can use the rest of it. I didnít really lose too much, at least I didnít lose the entire cone. I added about an inch of cardboard tube into the spool, and it worked. Spent about 15 minutes is all. But YAY didnít have to toss!
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Old 02-12-2021, 09:48 AM
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I've also had that happen on a number of Connecting Thread cones that I bought for longarming. I have been intending to contact them about it, since it has never happened on any other brand of thread cone, and these were just sitting in a drawer, never used. I think there must have been something wrong in the manufacturing.
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Old 02-12-2021, 10:43 AM
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My cones of Connecting Thread seem very brittle and thin compared to other brands I have. I stopped buying the cones from them.
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Old 02-12-2021, 12:31 PM
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I never use cones as I just use DSM.
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Old 02-12-2021, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Jingle View Post
I never use cones as I just use DSM.
I use cone thread when piecing using a thread stand. Most brands the cones are more economical then the spools.
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Old 02-12-2021, 01:28 PM
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Connecting Threads would probably welcome the feedback so they can fix the problem. As OnebyOne said, she stoppen using them because of this problem. Loosing customers is a big deal.
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