Frequently Asked Questions

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How and when did the mother-of-all change on the Ladybug and Matchless?

We improved the mother-of-all (MOA) on the Ladybug and Matchless in December 2012. Updated MOAs for both wheels have a groove in the top to hold...

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Caring for Your Spinning Wheel

Try to keep the wheel in a dry, moderate climate. Try to avoid temperature extremes (i.e. keep out of direct sunlight and really damp and...

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My bobbins are noisy—how do I fix?

To fix noisy bobbins use white grease lubricant (available at most hardware stores). Place the bobbin on the flyer shaft. Then place a small amount...

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Where do I find the serial number on my spinning wheel and what does it mean?

Each Schacht-Reeves wheel has a unique sequential number. It's found on the brass nameplate on the base. For our other spinning wheels, the serial number...

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How do I oil a spinning wheel flyer?

See your wheel's assembly manual or watch this video demonstration.

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