Rikon 70-1824VSR2 Variable Speed Lathe

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Rikon 70-1824VSR2 Variable Speed Midi Lathe

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• Powerful 2.5HP 230V motor.
• Increased Spindle Height for creating greater diameter spindles, bowls and platters.
• Lathe Bed Has Machined Ends and Front for Adding Extensions to Increase Turning Capabilities
• Magnets on Back of the Control Box Allow it to be Placed Anywhere Easily Accessible to Turners for Quick Controlling of the Lathe Speeds or Emergency Stopping.
• Machined Bed and Matching Components give Precise Alignment
• Ball-Bearing Construction for Smooth, Precise Spindle Operation
• Adjustable Locking Handles Keep Components Positioned Securely
• Pivoting Belt Cover for Easy Access when Changing Belt Speeds
• 8” PRO Tool Rest Features Hardened Steel Top Rod to Provide Extra Control of Tools When Turning

18″ x 24″ Variable Speed Lathe #70-1824VSR2 offers woodturners a variety of new features that make it the most versatile lathe in RIKON’s line – swivel headstock, spindle lock, spindle indexing, 3 bed extension positions, variable speeds from 50 to 3850 RPMs, digital read out display, moveable magnetic control box, 115V outlet for plugging in lights or other accessories, and increased tool storage.

Horsepower 2.5 HP TEFC
Amps 14A. 50/60HZ
Volts 230V, 3 PH
RPM 1,720 RPM
Direction Forward (C-Clockwise) & Reverse (Clockwise)
Number of Speeds 3
Ranges  50-900/ 100-1,850 / 200-3,850 RPM
Swing Over Bed 18” (457 mm)
Swing Over Tool Rest 13-3/4” (350 mm)
Working Distance Between Centers 24” (610 mm)
Tool Rest Post Diameter 1” (25.4 mm)
Headstock / Tailstock
Spindle Nose Inch x TPI 1-1/4” x 8 TPI
Headstock Taper MT2
Tailstock Taper MT2
Ram Travel 4 1/2″ (101.6 mm)
Indexing Positions 24
Length 63” (1600 mm)
Width 24-3/8” (620 mm)
Height 47-3/8″ (1206 mm)
Base Size 47-1/4” x 24-3/8” (1120 x 620 mm)
Net Weight 373 lbs (169 kgs)
Warranty 5 Years
Bottom of base to spindle  43-5/16“ (1100 mm)