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FS: Patrick Greene Deb’s Delicate Deluxe DrumCarder is now FOR SALE @ Price $ 695. WILL Ship Insured (should be about $39).
This BEAUTIFUL carder is in BEAUTIFUL condition!
I have a double wide, motorised, Mad Batt'r. I only purchased her May of last year, and have used her frequently, but as I also work, it's never been full time. She's in perfect working order, would come with the clamps, instructions, burnishing brush and batt picker-thing.
Tidbits of info: Batt size produced vary - I've gotten from 4 to 6 ounces, depending on the fibre. TPI is 72. Licker in has special teeth - there is literally almost no fiber left on it. The motor has varied speeds, goes in reverse. It's amazing for taking hand pulled roving off.
Wanted: MANGLE for pressing linens. I 'd prefer a new Engstrom mangle. Does anyone have one that is used but works well, or a new one or do you know of a place I can get one?
Thanks. Kathleen email@example.com
I love my Strauch Finest Drum carder and now wish I'd splurged for the mechanized version! So, I have a practically brand new manual one for sale. Absolutely perfect condition, I have only carded one pound of very clean fleece with it. Located in south-central Pa. . It was $1,100.- new in the spring. I'd like $900.- for it. It would be better if someone could pick it up or I could meet a buyer if not too far away (it's too heavy to add shipping). I'll warn you: you'll LOVE it and probably want to end up with the mechanized one just like me! Strauch makes terrific equipment!!!
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The fiber tumbler is by far the easiest way to clean fleece and fiber at home, but a tumbler usually costs thousands of dollars.
Build your own fiber tumbler for a fraction of the cost, following step-by-step plans. Using a concrete mixer to power the tumbler, you will discover how easy it is to remove a lot of the vegetation, dirt and yucky insects from fleece in a couple of minutes. You will still need to wash the fleece, but it is so much easier without the junk!
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Picking is one of the best ways of opening fiber ready for carding, especially if it is clumpy or matted. It also removes a lot of vegetable matter left after cleaning.
After years of experimentation and almost daily use at Fibre Arts Bootcamp, the FAB Fiber Picker is now available to everyone.
Download the plans and build your own picker following the step by step instructions and detailed drawings and photographs.
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SOLD $70 USD plus postage - Louet Dutch combs, 6" tines, double row. Best for long wools, open fleece. Bought second hand, never used by me, as I work with fine fleece. firstname.lastname@example.org
10/1 Although the first two in grease BFL fleeces sold last night, with numerous requests, I am selling some of the same fleeces (2 more) that are hand washed and clean!!!!
I'm looking for a set of mini combs, or I would be open to another size, if available. If you have a pair that you just haven't been using and are ready to part with them, please contact me at email@example.com
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We are now distributors of the David Carder by Howard Brush. Standard 72/90 dpi $465.00. Fine carder 90/120 dpi for $ 495.00.
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