The Sidekick is Schacht's great traveling spinning wheel. She's designed to fold easily yet be a solid spinner. Here are some of the Sidekick's features:
- Folds to 21.5"h by 8.25"w by 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 and Ladybug wheels.
- The Sidekick can be purchased without the bobbin-flyer assembly.
- 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, and adjustable carrying strap.
Note: We do not keep this spinning wheel in stock. We will order it as soon as you let us know you want it and will contact you with shipping information. You can expect about four to six weeks from order to shipping.