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Rikon 70-150VSR Variable Speed Mini Lathe

Rikon 70-150VSR Variable Speed Mini Lathe

Product Specs

  • Horsepower: 1HP
  • Amps: 6A, 60Hz
  • Volts: 115V
  • RPM: 3200
  • Number of Speeds: 3
  • Speed Ranges: 250-850 / 430-1,450 / 950-3,200 RPM
  • Swing Over Bed: 12"
  • Swing Over Tool Rest: 9.25"
  • Working Distance between centers: 16.5"
  • TPI: 1" x 8 TPI
  • Morse Taper: MT2


  • Made from substantial iron castings, it weighs 95 lb, giving it the mass needed to dampen vibration, yet it’s easy to move around the workshop
  • It has impressive stock-holding capacity, both in swing (12") and distance between centers (16 1/2"); for larger work, it permits outboard turning, and can be used with an optional bed extension, sold separately.
  • Digital controller makes setting spindle speed quick and convenient – just select a range (250 to 850 rpm, 430 to 1450 rpm or 950 to 3200 rpm) by moving the drive belt between pulleys, then turn a knob to dial in a precise speed within that range, shown on an LCD screen.
  • The control box has a magnetic back so you can mount it anywhere on the lathe bed for easy access without obstructing your work.
  • Fitted with a graduated indexing head for locking the spindle at 15° increments, the lathe uses a 1" × 8 tpi spindle and a #2MT headstock and tailstock for compatibility with a wide range of standard accessories.
  • It comes with a spur center, a live center, a 3" faceplate, a 6" tool rest with a 1" diameter post, a knock-out bar, wrenches, hex keys and a tool holder.
  • Stand Optional not included with lathe.
  • *Drop ship based on Rikon stock, please contact us for availability
Regular price $740.99 USD
Regular price $899.99 USD Sale price $740.99 USD
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With a sturdy iron casting and a weight of 95 lbs, the Rikon 70-150VSR Mini Lathe is able to reduce vibration while remaining portable for easy maneuvering in your workshop. Perfect for any woodworking project, this lathe offers both stability and mobility.

*Drop ship based on Rikon stock, please contact us for availability 

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Rikon Power Tools is dedicated to designing and manufacturing woodworking machinery of the highest quality that enhances the woodworking experience. To accomplish this, we analyze the woodworkers’ needs and expectations to constantly improve our products. We take great pride in getting to know our customers and listening to their questions and suggestions