Badtemperd

Cobra class 4 tension hell

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My machine was working fine, then the top thread snapped.  I tried pulling out more top thread and notice the tension was so tight the thread couldn't move.  I tried loosening it but no matter how much I turn it it won't adjust until after I sew for a second then it adjusts to either very loose or to tight, with no in between.  I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong, any suggestions?

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Hi,

Pictures please. How are your tensionscrews?

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I dont know if you got this working or not but if the top is super tight, check the linkage for the presser foot.  I noticed I had trouble a couple times and the thread coming along the top of the machine somehow go caught in the mechanism on the back just before the secondary tension.  It makes the stitches get really short then the thread breaks.

Todd

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I'd give a call to Leather Machine company. Steve and his crew have always given great service. Before calling double check you are threading correctly and for snags. 

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