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Date: 11/24/12 8:34 AM

I just got Big Bertha back from the shop--$83 for her snit about the buttonholes. I noticed that the lettering, especially the script is really strange; like before when I sent her in (which tells me this is inherent to the machine)

When I start the script lettering, upper case, then go to lower case, there is a large gap between the two letters. Is this the same on your machine? It doesn't happen with any other lettering; just the script. Maybe it's just for monogramming, and if so, why are there lower case letters?

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Date: 11/26/12 11:47 PM

My 7700 does the same thing. I have learned to manually move the fabric closer when I start the next letter to compensate and eliminate the gap.

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Date: 11/28/12 7:10 PM

Great tip! Thank you! I'll have to try this. You'd think with all the money Janome makes off these machines, they'd get it right...

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Date: 11/28/12 7:15 PM

Same thing with my 6600... and I also reposition.

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Date: 11/29/12 8:16 AM

I've got a 6600 and there are three different sized spaces (numbers 97, 98 and 99 on the alphabets flip chart under the threading diagram). You might be able to play with those a bit to reduce the gap without shifting the fabric around.

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Date: 11/29/12 8:21 AM

I recall having this problem with my 6600 as well.
Haven't done any lettering on it in quite some time but it does ring a bell.

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Date: 11/29/12 8:22 AM

They're 67, 68 an d69 on mine and I'll try that! One of them, I believe 68, has a very narrow width in the box. Never knew what they were. Thank you!

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