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Ok, this is about spinning, not sex!

I started with a couple of top whorl spindles. I've been very comfortable with them, but I thought I should at least try a bottom whorl before I made up my mind about my preference.

The bottom whorl wobbles more than all of my top whorls. I went to a site that talked about "tuning" the hook on a spindle to eliminate wobbling, but I can't seem to get rid of it no matter how much I fiddle with it. I can't spin it as fast, so I'm always restarting it and it's just not as smooth. In addition, when I'm winding the single onto the spindle, with the top, I just hold my hands apart and twirl it on, keeping the tension constant. With the bottom, I'm having to wrap it around my hand, unwrap it a bit from the spindle, rewrap it around the cone. It's just not as smooth all around.

I definately prefer the top.

So, the couple of other spinners out there: which is your preference and why?

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