Schacht Side Kick Spinning Wheel

Schacht Side Kick Spinning Wheel

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The Sidekick is Schacht’s newest 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 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 and Ladybug wheels.
  • The Sidekick can be purchased without the bobbin-flyer assembly (contact us for information)
  • 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.  Here are a couple of videos about the sidekick:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrjSNUmvZhE   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrjSNUmvZhE

Personal note from Dawne and LoftyFiber - this is my favorite spinning wheel!   It's so easy to use, carry around the house, or even carry on an airplane with the nice optional bag.