Ashford Basic Jumbo Flyer Kit

Ashford Basic Jumbo Flyer Kit

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The Ashford Basic Jumbo Flyer kit sports a large bobbin and orifice which allow for spinning chunky and novelty yarns or production spinning... Read More

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08/11/2022
Erin
United States United States
I recommend this product

Great for plying, wood is rough

This bobbin and flyer are great for plying! I use it so that I can create a continuous skein of yarn from a 4oz quantity of roving or batt. However, potential buyers should know that it is not ready to be used out of the box. The wood the parts are made from is rough with splinters. These must be sanded down with the sandpaper included in the kit. You should also seal the wood prior to using it so it doesn't create little fly-aways in your yarn. I find it's a bit difficult to get the bobbin out. You will need a phillips screwdriver to remove the bearing for your standard bobbin & flyer so you can attach the jumbo bobbin & flyer. Fortunately, there is a bearing reducer included so that once you change to the jumbo bearing, you don't need to change it again to use a standard bobbin and flyer.

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Product Details

The Ashford Basic Jumbo Flyer kit sports a large bobbin and orifice which allow for spinning chunky and novelty yarns or production spinning and plying. Includes a large 19mm(3/4in) orifice bearing, jumbo flyer, and 1 jumbo bobbin. Very quick and easy to fit – just swap the maid upright bearing.

Compatible with Traditional and Traveller - Single Drive wheels.

Included accessories:

  • 1 jumbo bobbin
  • threading hook and instructions
  • Drive band – to replace existing drive band
  • Brake band and 2 tension springs – to replace existing brake band
  • Jumbo bush – to insert when spinning fine yarns
  • Reducer bush - so you can use your standard flyer without changing the bearing.
  • 12 Jumbo hooks – for chunky yarn

Product details:

Orifice: 15mm (3/4")

Drive: Single Drive

Ratios4.5, 7.5, 9.5, 13.5

Finish: Natural

Compatibility

  • Traditional (single drive)
  • Traveller (single drive)

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Our first response to your order would be to have it shipped directly from our warehouse. In the case that our stock levels are too low, your order may need to be either ordered into our warehouse or drop shipped directly to you from Ashford in New Zealand. Please allow 2-4 business days for them to process and ship out your order before receiving an e-mail with your tracking number. Should your order be back ordered with our vendor, one of our customer service representatives will contact you with delays and shipping information. 

Please note that Ashford drop-ships are sent via DHL and typically arrive within 3-5 business days after being shipped. Please provide a physical address for your order as DHL does not send to PO Boxes. Drop-shipping is not available for international orders at this time so please allow time for your order to reach us before we ship it to you.

Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding your order at (509) 536-7746 or sales@paradisefibers.com.