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Old 11-24-2021, 05:31 PM
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Just an update to this thread:
We bought this machine in January of last year and it has been a great machine.
Thanks so much for giving me the opportunity to buy it!
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Old 11-25-2021, 08:25 AM
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Glad you are enjoying it. Actually all you need is a longarm with a good straight stitch and that is large enough. 24-26 inch neck and a 12 foot frame. If you only use it occasionally and haven't put in the time to get even stitches, stitch regulation is good. However, most of the professional quilters I know who do fantastic work, don't even use the stitch regulator most of the time. The stitch regulator actually makes it a bit harder especially when you are doing small scale quilting as the stitch regulator strives to make all you stitches exactly the same meaning it is actually fighting you a bit. I took classes from a professional and she made me turn off the stitch regulator, while my stitches were not very consistant in length, my smaller shapes were much easier and better to make.
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Old 11-25-2021, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by somoquilter View Post
Just an update to this thread:
We bought this machine in January of last year and it has been a great machine.
Thanks so much for giving me the opportunity to buy it!
mom so glad you got this. One of the gals in my group has one and does fantastic work on our QOV. I think itís better if you donít have all the bells and whistles to go wrong. I think you learn more and you can put a personal touch. Good luck and enjoy!-Toogie
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Old 11-28-2021, 05:22 AM
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I purchased my Gammill Classic new in 2000. No stitch regulator, no computer. $4000 would be a bargain for these workhourses. I used mine in my business, about 2500 custom quilts completed on it and it is still going strong. In 21 years only had to have service on it twice and one time was my error shortly after purchasing it. With these old machines a phone call can usually fix any problem.
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