The Sidekick is Schachts newest spinning wheel. She is 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.
13.75" drive wheel allows for ratios from 4.25 to 13.75:1.
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.
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