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Plastic bobbin vs. metal bobbin

Old 08-15-2011, 04:44 AM
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I guess I just thought plastic meant cheap and metal meant quality, so I thought I was missing something. Guess not. Thanks :)
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Old 08-15-2011, 05:24 AM
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I much, much prefer metal!
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:50 AM
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I agree with Candace and besides my machine dealer definitely told me NOT to use metal bobbins with new machines and would become a very expensive fix. The new machines are definitely not geared for metal bobbins but he old ones are.
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:58 AM
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i just use the type that comes with my machine. i have had both.
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Old 08-15-2011, 10:12 AM
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I remember being told at the LQS that metal bobbins are a good investment and are better for your machine. Then I bought quite a few of them at one time and it turned out they worked horribly in both of my Janome machines. Now I use Janome brand plastic bobbins only and I have zero problems. In fact, I went through my entire sewing room and threw out anything that didn't come straight from the dealer. I didn't need the headache.
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Old 08-15-2011, 10:18 AM
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I use the pre wound bobbins and ocassionally use my metal bobbins if I have to wind a color.
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Old 08-15-2011, 10:46 AM
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I have Janome machines and only use the plastic bobbins that came with those machines. Good way to mess up your machines is using the wrong kind of bobbin.
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