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Date: 7/24/13 6:49 PM

My local sewing store (not a VH dealer) does not have the correct bobbins for my Optima. They wondered if it has the wrong bobbin case (it sews fine...) Also, they think I overpaid for this machine ($90) which I disagree with - I've seen Classicas, Optimas etc on eBay for $150+ without bobbin arms, etc.

I'm trying bobbins I found on eBay...#4114401

Also, check out this Classica:

http://r.ebay.com/DB8u5f

No bobbin case, missing a pin, cracks etc. $65+ and $20 shipping!
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Date: 7/24/13 8:22 PM

how is $90 too much?
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In reply to AminaHijabi

Date: 7/24/13 9:07 PM

I don't think it's too much. My 150 seems in great condition, works etc. Came with all the feet and the accessory box, too!
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