How much room does the whole set-up take?
Does it have a stitch regulator/speed control?
Which thread does the machine like and dislike?
Does it have a lazer and a stylus and can I use Groovy Boards w/machine?
How many lights are on it?
Where is dealer located for service purposes?
What about start up lessons?
What is the biggest problem that quilters have with ths machine/what
gets repaired the most?
just a few thoughts
ask about support - i have friends who have different kinds some have bought from dealers some from manufacturs - dealers can be funny sometimes after market so make sure that you can get support from the manufacture -
ask about repairs and tune ups mine needs to be tuned up every so often and until recently that meant putting it in a box and shipping it the shipping is 175 each way because of the weight and the insurance
ask about channel locks if they are available - they lock for straight lines
ask about the hoping foot height - if you want to use templates then you would like the most common height mine is not look at this website to see what i am talking about http://www.thegadgetgirls.com
ask about static how to prevent - if it is a problem - do you need to ground it - what type of shoes do you need to wear
ask about environmental conditions - some need to be just so others are troopers
ask about life expentancy and what is their oldest running model
ask about pilling - can you use different color thread front and back successfully or will you have pills
ask about temperament as far as thread, fabric and batting go
ask about different types of leaders
is there a throat plate extension table and how much
10/30/2008 6:46:06 AM