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Machine Set Up for .5 ounce spinnaker repair

Printed From: Sailrite Enterprises, Inc.
Category: Sailmaking
Forum Name: Sail Repair
Forum Discription: Repairing Sails
Printed Date: 30 September 2020 at 5:31am

Topic: Machine Set Up for .5 ounce spinnaker repair
Posted By: Sail Warehouse
Subject: Machine Set Up for .5 ounce spinnaker repair
Date Posted: 30 May 2017 at 11:08pm
I'm trying to set up my Professional Long Arm machine to do a repair patch on a .50 spinnaker. The lower thread seems to jam and then the upper thread breaks after just a few stitches. Thread is V-46 and the needle is a GAS #14.  Upper tension is almost as loose as it goes and bobbin tension is just loose enough that if supported by holding the thread, the bobbin case will slip just barely.

Any suggestions to help set this machine up properly for this job?


Jim Johns

Posted By: Zach
Date Posted: 31 May 2017 at 7:36am
Hello Jim,

I have created a support case for you, one of our machine technicians will be in contact with you today. They will get you set up so that you can finish your project!

Zach Grant

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