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Hello, just a few quick questions. I have a Janome Harmony 1017 machine and I want to know if it is an oscillating hook or a rotary hook machine. Also, I was given a rolled hem foot and a zipper foot but can't quite figure out how to change them. I feel like they should snap on and off semi-simply but I don't want to break my standard foot if I'm doing it wrong.

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The easiest way to know is to look at the bobbin case and if it has a finger sticking up then it is oscillating, plate If you have snap on feet to take the foot off just push the front of the foot up, to put the foot on, rest the foot on the needle plate then lower the presser bar down on top of it to snap on

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