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Sidekick Folding Spinning Wheel

$758.00$887.00

Get your Sidekick with a flyer or—if you already own a Schacht Matchless, Ladybug, or Flatiron—without. These wheels all use the same flyer, bobbin, and whorls.

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Description

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The Sidekick is Schacht’s travel spinning wheel. It’s designed to fold easily yet be a solid spinner.

Features:

  • Folds to 21.5″ h x 8.25″ w x 15″ d.
  • Integrated storage of bobbins, flyer, and whorls for transport.
  • Lightweight at 13 pounds.
  • 13.7″ drive wheel
  • Ratios from 4:1 to 13:1.
  • Long, comfortable treadles.
  • Uses the same bobbins, whorls, and flyer as the Schacht Matchless, Flatiron, and Ladybug wheels. The Sidekick can be purchased without the flyer if you already own one of these wheels.
  • 25″ orifice height for comfortable spinning.
  • Employs Scotch tension with precise control knob.
  • The drive wheel spins on ball bearings. The flyer turns on self-aligning bearings.
  • Drive band tension adjuster allows for all whorls to be used with one drive band.

The Sidekick comes with 3 travel bobbins, fast and medium whorls, threading hook, adjustable carrying strap, and durable carry bag.

Compare all of Schacht’s spinning wheels!

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Whorl Specifications

Product #

Product name

Ratios

WS6704 Slow Speed Whorl 4:1 and 4.8:1
WS6706 Medium Speed Whorl 5.7:1 and 6.8:1
WS6707 Fast Speed Whorl 8.0:1 and 9.0:1
WS6705 High Speed Whorl 10.0:1 and 12.0:1
WS6709 Super High Speed Whorl 11.0:1 and 13.0:1

 

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Sidekick assembly manual

 

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