Schacht Spindle Company’s Sidekick Folding Spinning Wheel is Schacht’s travel spinning wheel. It’s designed to fold easily, yet be a solid spinner.
- Double Treadle
- Scotch tension with precise control knob.
- Folds to 21.5″ h x 8.25″ w x 15″ d.
- Integrated storage of bobbins, flyer, and whorls for transport.
- Drive Wheel: 13.7″
- Orifice Height: 26″
- Weight: 13 lb
- 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 bobbin-flyer assembly if you already own one of these wheels.
- Drive wheel spins on ball bearings; Flyer turns on self-aligning bearings.
- Drive band tension adjuster allows for all whorls to be used with one drive band.
Price $955 – $1,117
Without bobbin flyer assembly: $955
With bobbin flyer assembly: $1,117
Available for purchase from Lambspun. Please call Lambspun at 970-484-1998 or 800-558-5262. For more information on this spinning wheel, go to the Schacht Spindle Company website.