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Old 08-23-2018, 11:15 AM
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looking for help setting tension on this machine - it seems to be a bit finicky. I usually use Glide thread
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Old 08-23-2018, 01:46 PM
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For a long arm you always start with the bobbin. This video by Jamie Wallen was a huge help to me. Once you have the bobbin tension right it's just a matter of turning the top tension up or down to balance it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1mRhcquZTM

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Old 08-23-2018, 03:41 PM
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I own this machine as well and I also highly endorse Jamie Wallen's video. It is the only thing that saved me!! Once I got that part figured out, I am able to quilt anything with any thread that I have chosen. It's a great video!
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Old 08-25-2018, 05:59 AM
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I also have this machine, I use Jamie Wallen's method. I also put a thread net on my top thread, otherwise, my thread will slip out of the upper tension guides. I have two bobbin holders, one for polys and one for cottons, as bottom tension on mine is different for polys and cotton threads.
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Old 08-25-2018, 08:27 PM
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That's a great video! Thanks for posting!
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