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Old 07-27-2006, 03:22 PM   #1
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ashford vs. kromski
I'm just about ready to buy my first wheel! Yay!

I had my heart set on the Ashford Traditional or Traveler, but now am leaning towards the Kromski Symphony. Anyone have opinions on these? I did read a review site I think Diva posted in an earlier thread, but would love some more info if any of you have.

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Old 07-27-2006, 05:14 PM   #2
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I have an Ashford Traditional and I LOVE it! I am very pleased with my choice. I can't really speak to the Kromski except for looking it up online and it "looks" very similar to the traditional. A couple differenced I noticed. It is a double treadle. I have a single treadle traditional...while you can get the traditional as a double I really prefer a single. It doesn't look like the Kromski comes as a single. I would suggest seeing if you could try it out to see how you prefer treadling.
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I've found this site to have a useful review of wheels and how to buy one:

http://fuzzygalore.biz/articles/wheels.shtml

Hope that helps!
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i didn't get a response notification, sorry i didn't thank you both sooner! thank you!

that site is AWESOME. thanks bunches!
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I read some more on that site yesterday. I have to agree its pretty awesome! Love the advice for washing fleece etc. It really inspires me a lot. I really HOPE HOPE HOPE that I can pick spinning up ok!
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