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winterheartnc
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USA
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Posted - 09/17/2009 :  5:21:38 PM  Show Profile  Send winterheartnc a Yahoo! Message Send winterheartnc a Private Message  Reply with Quote
i have 15 fleeces sitting in my yard that i working on washing.. they are a combination of cheviot and something else cross. wonderful.. stuff to spin.. but major problem.. i have hand carders. i want a drum carder pure and simple. and i cant find one that will not kill me in price. can anyone help me out?

Shelia
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USA
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Posted - 09/18/2009 :  07:38:29 AM  Show Profile  Visit Shelia's Homepage Send Shelia a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Unfortunately, this is much much more a knitting forum than a spinning forum, and even for the spinners, it's not much of an equipment exchange. You'll have more luck in keeping an eye on the Used Equipment and Spinners' Marketplace groups on Ravelry, on the group Spin-Sales, on the Spinners and Weavers Housecleaning pages, and on local craiglists. Drum carders are an investment, so finding one for less than $250-$300 is not common.

Maybe a local guild or shop has one that they rent out?

Shelia
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La galloise
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France
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Posted - 09/23/2009 :  05:58:31 AM  Show Profile Send La galloise a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Try your local Spinners and weavers guild.........they sometimes have items for sale at reasonable prices
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KathyR
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Posted - 09/23/2009 :  3:48:48 PM  Show Profile  Visit KathyR's Homepage Send KathyR a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Have you thought of sending them away to be processed? 15 fleeces seems an awful lot to do yourself even using a drum carder.

KathyR

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