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Colored Bobbin Winder Tires
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Date: 1/31/13 11:37 PM

My beloved Brother sewing machine is getting to the point where it needs a new tire. After 60+ years, it's probably time, but I can't really bring myself to put a black one on it. I know I probably won't be able to find a turquoise one to match the original, but has anyone seen any white or cream colored ones? I've checked my other machines, but even the Pink Atlas has a black one on it...

The current one still winds, but it has developed a flat spot that makes it a little fussy to start sometimes...If they last this long I can understand Brother not having a large backstock of them!

Any ideas of where to look other than eBay and the usual vendors?

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Date: 2/1/13 0:54 AM

try sending an email to [email protected] He might have some spares.

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Date: 2/1/13 10:36 AM

I know I've seen them...let me try to remember where.

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This one, that one, and a bunch of other ones!
(though the herd is getting more streamlined)

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