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Bobbin Not Working Correctly on Singer 6268?

I replaced the slide plate as one of the springs had come loose. Since receiving the new plate Part No. 313166 and installing it, I cannot get the bobbin to work correctly. At best it stitches, but pulls many strands of thread at the base of the work. Observing it in action it seems that the spring loaded clip that holds the bobbin case in place is stopping the thread from advancing around the bobbin housing. Are there any adjustments that I can make at home? Or do I need more new parts? I have owned this machine since 1985 or 6.

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February 17, 20160 found this helpful
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I think your problem is the bobbin class you're using in the machine - the 6268 uses a very specialised bobbin - the Centour II, and while class 66 (and some badly milled 15J or K class) bobbin WILL seem to fit, the use of them WILL cause the very problem that had you replacing the original plate, and your current problem (thread catching on springs).

You need to be sure you're using the Centour II bobbin class, or a bobbin marked specifically for your 6268.

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