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Fibre preparation made easy with Ashford's complete selection of drum carders. A trusted brand that always stands behind their products!
Card and blend fibres and colours quickly and efficiently. This new, improved model has two ratios for even more flexibility and control when carding and blending. Use the 6:1 ratio to prepare your fleece. The controlled intake and carding will produce a smooth even batt ready for blending, spinning or felting. Use the 4:1 ratio to blend sliver, colours and different fibre types consistently into an open and airy batt. Adjustable drum clearance - allows you to set the teeth distance for total control of your fibre. All nylon bearings ensure it is light and easy to turn. The card cloth has wire teeth with a special protective coating and a flexible rubber backing for long life. The carder is strong and robust with the body made from Silver Beech hardwood. The carder has rubber feet to prevent it slipping. Card 50gm (2oz) batt quickly and efficiently. It comes assembled and lacquered ready to use.
Choose your model from drop-down box at upper right:
Extra Fine 120 TPI: For silks, alpaca, angora, exotics - really fine fiber types
Fine: For average wool types of a 20 - 30 micron like wool breed sheep
Coarse: For coarse wool or wool with vegetable matter to remove
When you purchase this drum carder, you will receive an instant $25 coupon to be used for anything in my shops. Anything goes! You can get fiber, additional carding/spinning accessories or anything else I carry. My fiber shop is Alpacabilities by slimchicken, here:
You will find over 500 gorgeous fiber selections there and I will honor your coupon in either shop. I do prefer that you use your coupon within 30 days. Coupon will also cover shipping of items you choose. Convo me for your choices!
- Carding (batt) size 8" X 24"
- Makes 2 oz batt
- It has a packer brush and cleaning brush as standard
- 2 speeds - 4:1 and 6:1
- Includes doffer and clamps
- Assembled and lacquered
- Weight 11 pounds
I ship every day but Sunday. Your order will go out immediately. Shipping price is for lower 48 US. Convo me for quotes to other locations.