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Message Board > Sewing Machines > Doing the Happy Dance ( Moderated by Sharon1952, EleanorSews)

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GrandmaNewt
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Date: 9/20/11 3:28 PM

Right now I am sewing on a Brother CE5000. Very basic inexpensive machine that I bought when my 30 yr old kenmore died mid-project.

Hubby has consistantly argured with me that as long as the cheap machine sews, then I dont need a better one. I have held my ground and kept looking for a higher end model at what I consider a reasonable price.

Yesterday I found a brand new Brother pc 420 prw for sale on ebay for 380 with free shipping. Total surprise to me when I mentioned it to hubby and he started making lower offers on it. Kept telling hubby that 380 is a great price for that machine, but hes a tightwad like me so he had to offer lower.

Finally him and the seller have agreed on 370 and hubby is off to the bank to deposit money so we can pay for it. I figure in 10 to 14 days I am gonna have a new (and I hope great) machine! WooHoo!

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Date: 9/20/11 3:38 PM

Congratulations

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Date: 9/20/11 3:59 PM

Let us know how you like it. I also have the PC 420 ...pretty good machine with lots of bells and whistles.

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Date: 9/20/11 4:50 PM

Great price. I've found this model in amazon at 449$.Good for you!



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Date: 9/20/11 5:35 PM


Congratulations.. and good for hubby to try to negotiate further on that price.. I may have to borrow him next time I buy a machine..

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Date: 9/20/11 5:39 PM

Years ago, when I first started collecting and using vintage sewing machines, DH kept asking why I needed more than one. I finally asked him if he needed only one screwdriver, or one golf club? We need the right tool for the job.

That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.

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Pat in Rockport, TX
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