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Thread: Did I make a good deal?

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    Senior Member patimint's Avatar
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    Did I make a good deal?

    Okay, after much soal searching and wondering, I bid on and won a brand new Phaff 1.5 Ambition sewing machine on ebay last night. It is still in its original unopened box. I bid 670.00 & with shipping the total price was 723.83. I am excited, but not sure if it is a good deal or not. Most Phaffs I have seen run over 1000.00. Too late to change my mind now, so good deal or not, I am getting a new machine. Can't wait till I get it. You opinions, please.
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    If you are satisfied with the price and the reputation of the machine then it is a great deal! Enjoy it! There will always be a better deal somewhere but I always figure I'm not somewhere, I'm here. LOL
    Got fabric?

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    Everything I buy I price shop, but once I have made the purchase I don't look anymore because you will drive your self crazy doing that. Just enjoy your new machine.
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    No point in second guessing. Enjoy your new machine.

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    A decision made is a decision honored, therefore enjoy your new machine.....

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    Sounds like you are happy with your purchase, so don't second guess yourself, enjoy it!

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    From what I've seen of them it is a good deal. Enjoy!

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    Do not sweat it, just enjoy your new machine!!!!!!!

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    Be sure to pay for insurance on the machine! The handling in transit can be brutal.

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    Sounds to me like you make a very good deal (MSRP is $1200) and it has quite a feature list. I think you'll be very happy.

    Of course I am a bit biased since all I use are Pfaff's but that's because they work well for me and will for you also.
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    I looked up the machine, it sounds like a great machine and the price can't be beat. Like shawnan said its a $1200 machine.

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    Yes, you made a good deal. They are $1000-ish in my area.
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    If you love your new machine...it's a great deal. Enjoy!!!!
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    You got an excellent deal. That was a little under the show price I got mine for at the Quilt Expo. I really love the machine. It has a ton of features for the price, sews straight (love the IDT) and true. Congratulations

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    Congratulations on your purchase. Enjoy!
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    As bellaboo said if you like it it's a good deal. If not then you don't use it. It is a good price plus that machine is nice. That machine has renewed my faith in them. It sees nicely and is quiet.

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    I've had the same Pfaff for 10+ years (but who's counting) and enjoy using it. She gets a once a year tune up and purrs along nicely. I hope you will like yours just as much. Sounds like quite the machine. Are you thinking of naming her?

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    I have owned a Pfaff 7550 for over 15 years and love it. I am sure you will enjoy your new machine. Just give yourself a chance to learn on it prior to starting a project. You need to bond with the machine.

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    YOU MADE A GREAT DEAL PFAFF MACHINES ARE GOOD MACHINES AND THEY DO RUN ABOUT 1200 DOLLARS IN MY AREA... SO I THINK U DID GOOD...

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    I hadn't thought about purchasing insurance, but a good idea! Enjoy your new machine.

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    Welcome Chiny I think we all enjoy and learn something every day

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