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I bought a brand new 6500 in September. I owned one several years ago and traded it when I bought my 12000. This is an awesome machine. I also owned a 6600 but prefer the 6500. Just checked Amazon and there are still a few for sale.
On Mar 17, 2019, at 7:02 PM, Vikki Youngmeyer <vikkiy@...
I had a 6500 and ran it into the ground! It took a while! Any 6500s out there now are used and the 6600 and 6700 have replaced that model. The older 6600s are a lot better than the 6500s.
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Sent: Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:04 PM
Subject: Re: [onlinesewing-janome] New Owner of a used Janome 6500 Memorycraft - March 2019
Good to hear and thank you for responding. Do you use it for machine quilting? That's the main reason I wanted another machine - because the Kenmore was just being strained to its max. I'm hoping this 6500 is a bit sturdier. Anyway, I'm
a slow quilter - producing a quilt or two every year or two. I'm also elderly so I'm more methodocial and careful. I've just installed the even feed foot yesterday and it worked great on a sampler quilt I'm using for testing. I'm about to install the darning/quilting
foot and see how it performs on free motion quilting. Any tips you may give me would be most appreciated.