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Rikon 70-1824VSR2 Variable Speed Lathe

Rikon 70-1824VSR2 Variable Speed Lathe

Product Specs

  • Horsepower: 2.5HP
  • Amps: 14A, 50/60Hz
  • Volts: 230V
  • RPM: 1720
  • Number of Speeds: 3
  • Ranges: 50-900/ 100-1,850 / 200-3,850 RPM
  • Swing Over Bed: 18"
  • Swing Over Tool Rest: 13.75"
  • Working Distance Between Centers: 24"
  • TPI: 1.25" x 8 TPI
  • Morse Taper: MT2


  • 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
  • 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.
  • *Drop ship based on Rikon stock, please contact us for availability
Regular price $2,999.99 USD
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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