Does anybody have or ever used a Mercury Futuristic machine?
I'm looking to buy my first sewing machine and the Mercury is the only thing in my price range (I'd prefer brand new, not used).
The auction lists the specs below:
MERCURY FUTURISTIC AUTO
1 year warranty, home sewing machine, a brand new home sewing machine (full size)in export carton)
A euro slim line design portable sewing machine for the modern home great for dresses jeans and knits, alterations and repair work.
*SEW ON BUTTON & BUTTONHOLE
Its a full sized flat bed machine with that extra sewing space you need under the arm and easily converts to a free arm.
Craft worker durability for those difficult threads and fabrics.
Powerful shuttle drive all steel parts. with snap out sewing race for easy cleaning .
Electronic needle power at all speeds and alloy frame.uses the same needle as bernina,elna,brother,janome,singer,pfaff,ju ki.
*Full size sewing machine
*Straight stitch & Zigzag
*Three step buttonholes
*electronic foot controller
*front loading bobbin
*easy clean shuttle
*sewing speed 75 to 750rpm
*foot lift 5mm
*stitch length 0 to 4mm
*zig zag width 0 to 5mm
*ALL METAL ALLOY FRAME* and will not warp.(not made of plastic like some of the world famous brand names being offered at higher prices.
instuction manual,extra feet,screw driver,bobbins,button hole cutter,oil can,
soft vynl cover
Does this sound good for a basic 1st machine? Are there any questions I should ask the seller? Unfortunately they are in another city so I can't test it out.
Thanks for any advice!!