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Reviewed by:cherry314
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Posted on:6/24/14 1:36 PM
(Updated: 6/24/14 1:38 PM)
Approx price paid:$6500
Had this machine for:one month
Recommended? Yes
Viking Ruby DeluxeFeatures
  • Computerized
  • Needle Threader
  • Embroidery Stitches
  • One step buttonhole
  • Drop-In bobbin
  • Embroidery Machine
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Tell us about your first impression when you used this machine.Oh goodness!

Was the machine manual sufficient?It is ok but very lengthy. I am a hands on learner.

Did you buy any accessories? Do you use them?Yes, I bought the 6D software and the metal hoop (magnetic).

Is this your primary machine?No

Did you take any classes specifically for this machine?Yes. I used the machine to do a couple of projects then went to my dealer for classes so she could answer any of the questions I had.

Was this a gift/pre-owned/garage sale etc?no

How often do you use it?Every day

Would you recommend this machine to others?Yes

Have you had any trouble with this machine? Please elaborate.I have issues with nesting. I found a stray thread that was causing one issue. Make sure when threading the machine that the thread goes exactly where it is supposed to. Know what it should look like. I was guiding my thread too far to the left at the thread positioners which caused a problem.

Do you do regular maintenance on this machine? How?Yes. I make sure it is clean of lint and stray threads.

I am in the process of doing a rather detailed project for my boyfriend (23 hand towels). Ruby stitches right through and does a wonderful job.

I also love sewing on the machine. The auto cut is wonderful.

Well worth the money. :)

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