Sidekick Spinning Wheel

THE SCHACHT SIDEKICK SPINNING WHEEL

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.
  • 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.

Whorl Specifications

Product #

Product name

Ratios

WS6704 Slow Speed Whorl 4:1 and 4.8:1
WS6706 Medium Speed Whorl 5.7:1 and 6.8:1
WS6707 Fast Speed Whorl 8.0:1 and 9.0:1
WS6705 High Speed Whorl* 10.0:1 and 12.0:1
WS6709 Super High Speed Whorl* 11.0:1 and 13.0:1