Schacht Sidekick Spinning Wheel - Double Treadle
The Sidekick…your new best friend
Introducing the Sidekick, Schacht's folding spinning wheel that is compact, easy to fold and unfold, and above all else…a superior spinner. She is everything you are looking for in a traveling companion.
- Folds to 21 1/2" x 15" x 8 1/4".
- Integrated storage of bobbins, flyer, and whorls for transport.
- 13 lb.
- 13 3/4" drive wheel allows for ratios between 4.25:1 to 15.25:1.
- Orifice Height 25"
- Ratios 4.25:1 - 15.25:1
- Double Treadle
- Uses the same bobbins, whorls and flyer as the Schacht Matchless and Ladybug wheels.
- The Sidekick can be purchased without the bobbin-flyer assembly.
- 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*, 2 whorls, threading hook, and carrying strap.
The Sidekick Bulky Plyer Flyer Package can be added at any time. See SKU SCH-5002.
The Sidekick W/O - with out Flyer, bobbins or whorls. If you already own a Matchless or Ladybug, you can use your existing flyers, bobbins & whorls on the Sidekick. See SKU SCH-5001.
- Weight - 13 lb
- sidekick Spinning Wheel - Open - 27 1/4" h × 18" w × 15" d
- sidekick Spinning Wheel - Folded - 21 1/2" h x 8 1/4" w x 15" d
- Orifice Height - 25"
- Orifice Diameter - 3/8"
- Drive Wheel Diameter - 13.25"
* Travel Bobbin - 3" × 4 1/2" - 2.8 oz - The new travel bobbin was designed especially for the Sidekick, and is compatible with the Ladybug and Matchless spinning wheels. With molded plastic flanges, the travel bobbin is durable and affordable.
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