Originally Posted by Lakers4Life
You machine is newer than mine, and I've yet to have anything break down. (knock on wood)
just unlucky, i think. i really like the machine, just think i got a bad run of parts, primarily the string clamps exploded at the bearings.
swivel clamp was just kinda crunchy (1) and didn't have that sweet "switch action" after a while, didn't "snap" on and off. it still worked ok.