The first generation Louët spinning wheels, like the S10 and S17, all have a single belt bobbin drive with an adjustable flyer brake to regulate tension. This results in spinning wheels that are very easy to learn how to spin on, and also very suitable to spin thicker yarns. Sturdily constructed of lacquered solid beech and laminated birch, it is also suitable for production spinners. The single hole in the wheel leads to a balanced flywheel, which ensures, that the wheel always stops in the place where you stop.
The bobbins have a sheave with three settings that can be used to obtain three spinning speeds or ratios. By using different types of bobbins and flyers, Louët spinning wheels can be used to produce every kind of yarn, from coarse wool to fine silks.
Each wheel comes equipped with a two bobbin lazy kate. A High Speed Set is also available for this wheel for easier spinning of very fine yarns.
Finally, an excellent spinning wheel must turn freely and quietly. Accordingly we use maintenance-free ball bearings in the main hub and at the footman connection. (No lubrication is required).
The spinning wheels are disassembled to the extent that they can be packed flat and shipped economically. The assembly consists of tightening two nuts for which tools and instructions are included.
Specifications: - Main wheel: Ø 50 cm (19 3/4") - Ratios: 1: 5.5, 1:7.5, 1:10.5 - Orifice: Ø 12 mm (1/2"), height from the ground 70 cm (27 5/8") - Weight: 6 kg (13 lb)
Accessories available: extra bobbins high speed bobbin and matching flyer high speed fat core bobbin bulky bobbin and matching flyer stand-alone foldable skeinwinder stand-alone lazy kate with adjustable brake for four bobbins extra lazy kate for two bobbins (for S10DT only)
S10 DT The demand for double treadle wheels was so strong we adapted our original classic with a true double treadle system similar to the S51DT system. Clear lacquered.
Wheels are made of laminated hardwood with a "birch" exterior finish.
SHIPPING Spinning Wheels are shipped directly from the manufacturer who are dealing with shortages and shipping delays during this season, resulting in some items being back-ordered, sometimes up to several months. For estimated shipping times, contact us before ordering.
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