I've decided that... when I go to that big sewing room in the sky... I want my tombstone to read as follows:
Who knew the gears could wear out?
I have no idea how long it will take the gears to arrive once ordered and you KNOW that no one was in a hurry over the holidays.... but I will be patient. A new machine costs wayyyyy more than fixing this one!
In the meantime, I keep repeating...