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Deb34285 last won the day on February 14 2016

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  1. Hi Cindy, Yes the $4000.00 includes Shipping. It would be shipped freight and they deliver to your driveway/ garage. This is the same way that I received my George when I purchased him directly from APQS. As far as set up, there isn’t much to it. I didn’t have a local dealer that had a George ( purchased at Houston show) so my husband and I unpacked him and had him all settled in less then an hour. ( I have the manual printed for easy reference and will include that along with the disk )George is one of the simplest machines on the market. Only one tension knob for your upper tension and the usual bobbin tension adjustment. Included is the L size TOWA guage for checking your bobbin tension. I would be happy to speak with you if you have any concerns and give you a few pointers that I feel helped me transition from my domestic to a sit down longarm. The only reason I am selling George is because I purchased a stand up longarm. Thanks for your inquiry. I included my phone# in the post. I probably won’t answer at first bc of not recognizing your phone #( telemarketers) but if you leave me a message I will call you back as soon as I can. Debbie
  2. I am selling my George that I purchased 11/2014. He is in excellent condition and has only been used for my personal quilting. This George has the “L” bobbin case. Asking $4000.00 Included with the sale are over a $1000.00 in extras plus shipping : Accessory open and closed Ruler foot ( new version for a true 1/4” made in 2017), and regular open toe foot extra bobbin casing 4 Martelli Hoops Heavy duty bobbin winder and Simplicity bobbin winder (if you desire) extra aluminum bobbins TOWA gauge Glide magnetic prewound bobbins in many colors (L bobbin) Superior prewound SuperBobs (L bobbin) Table Shipping to lower 48 Continental USA only Pups not included I live in Florida in the 34285 zip code if you would prefer to pick up we can deduct the cost of shipping. I have original box that my George came in, but no packing for the table which is collapsible.I will arrange shipping via Freight and have table and extra goodies packed as well. Please message me or call me at 941-716-2437 if you have any questions. If I don’t answer leave me a message and I will return your call.
  3. I have a George that I am selling ( I have it listed on forum) . I live in Florida, so you would have to ship, but I have original box. contact me if interested
  4. I have a George that I am selling. I live in Florida- you would have to ship. Contact me if interested
  5. Purchased 11/17. $5000.00 includes standard table, manual, 2 bobbin casings, large amount of "L" aluminum bobbins and Filtec magnetic bobbins, new (2017) accessory foot set which includes open toe foot and both closed and open toe ruler feet, Towa guage and upgraded bobbin winder. I do have the original box that George shipped in. Buyer pays shipping from Florida. PM me or call at 941-716-2437 and leave a message ( I don't answer if I don't recognize the number- but I will get back to you )
  6. Hi Vicki Haven't tried it on George, but I would think its do-able. Are you doing free standing on an organza? Or thinking a heavier fabric?
  7. Congrats with your new George, your going to love him!
  8. Thanks for all the great input- take home is all are great- but if going with the heirloom go by the roll- lays nicer?? I guess my next question is do a lot of you use 2 layers when quilting with wool a lot?? I have a few people say poly and wool, or 80/20 Hobbs and layer of wool? Thanks for you guys wealth of info!
  9. Hi All, I have a question as to what brand of wool batting do you love best and where do you usually order it if buying by the roll?? Thanks! Deb
  10. Your quilt turned out lovely!! On the subject of Filtec magnetic bobbins- I check every bobbin on the Towa gauge as quite often they are over wound and come off the bobbin at a very uneven tension. Unfortunately I do waste some thread- but once the tension evens out( not bouncing all over the place) then I adjust the bobbin tension according to were my machine likes to live ( wasting a bit of thread is better then ripping) I think Linda mentioned in an earlier post that sometimes the inside of the bobbin can have a little burr in it that you can remove with an exacto knife. All good advise about adjusting your tension, but sometimes the problem is in the bobbin
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