Identifying Janome sewing machine

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Hope all you folks have a safe and happy xmas

Now for my problem

My wife has owned for 20 plus years, a Janome sewing machine with these
numbers and such. Made by Janome in Thailand 73103309, on the it has Appr No
V/88-08/360.

The machine is still in good working order, but my wife needs a idea as to a
maintenance program to carry. At the moment, the machine sews but the thread
seems to double up and comes out to fast when sewing.

Can any one help with a manual of any description.

Thank you

Peter

Queensland, Australia



Re: Identifying Janome sewing machine


Where and what thread comes out too fast?

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Re: Identifying Janome sewing machine


When was it taken in to the dealer for a good check-up and cleaning? Any
machine need to go in for this routine work at least once-a-year or more
often if it is used a lot.   A dealer would be the best person to tell you
the ways to solve this particular problem, and he/she could also set your
wife up with a good maintenance plan for that type machine.

-- Emily



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After years of usage this is a very good idea. Just the thorough cleaning
and lube  they provide may be all that is needed.

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Re: Identifying Janome sewing machine


Bargain Box had written this in response to
http://www.sewgirls.com/embroidery/Identifying-Janome-sewing-machine-2311-.htm
 :
Hi Peter

We are Janome Dealers in NSW.

Routine maintenance is sage advice from the previous respondents.

You have a Janome Model 360 as the "V" code is the indicator of this for
Janome
model identification.

Top Tension "normal" is set at 4

Try "flossing" with a scrap of clean cloth between the tension disks to
remove
any lint/thread caught there.

Remove the Needleplate, Bobbin Case and Hook..clean all around this bobbin
area
with small brush, finish with tissue moistened with methylated spirit (or
rubbing alcohol for US readers) use a small tissue wrapped probe
(jewellers
screwdriver etc) to get into the tight corners.

Finding a Replacement Manual is difficult on the web, but they are still
available as a Janome Spare Part,

Order Code IB-360 priced at $22-00 AUD (+ any p&h)

Your nearest Dealer can be found using this link:
http://www.janome.com.au/janome_store_location.php

or if you would prefer to contact us, we can also assist

Cheers

Martyn
bargainbox.com.au


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Re: Identifying Janome sewing machine


Old manuals for older machines are always advertised on Ebay I got got one
for an almost identical machine to my old Singer
Liz
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