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Strauch Petite & Finest

Featuring a 6.5" wide drum, 128 teeth per square inch, and a 4:1 ratio, this sweet little machine is perfect for carding raw fiber and blending exotics. I've used it to card raw fiber from fine wools like merino, bond, rambouillet and cormo to long and coarse wools like karakul and lincoln. And I've used it to blend yak, cashmere, alpaca, angora, flax, and silk into merino for felting projects. Comes with a brush attachment (even tho' my older model shown here doesn't have one....yours will!) so your batts are nice and even and you maximize the fiber in each batt.

Price: Call for current prices since I don't keep these pages up as new prices come out.

 

 

Strauch Finest

If you can swing it financially, this is the ultimate machine. Like the Petite it does a great range of fibers with it's 128 tpsi, but features the full size 8" wide drum and a ratio of 5:1 (even better for blending luxury fibers).

This model is also available in a double wide version (16"-talk about ultimate!) and also motorized (some day!) for even more efficiency. Call for prices and specials on the double wide and motorized units).

The standard Finest shown here is priced at $750.00 and comes with Deb Menz's book on Color Blending for Spinning, 10 hanks of different colors of merino top for the Holiday Special...absolutely free with your carder purchase.

Price:

Call for current prices since I don't keep these pages up as new prices come out.

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