The Sidekick is Schacht’s travel spinning wheel. It’s designed to fold easily yet be a solid spinner.
- 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.
- 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.
Available accessories: Bulky Flyer; slow, high and super high speed whorls; tensioned lazy kate.
|Slow||4:1 & 4.8:1|
|Medium||5.7:1 & 6.8:1|
|Fast||8:1 & 9:1|
|High||10:1 & 12:1|
|Super High||11:1 & 13:1|