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70-150VSR: 12″ x 16-1/2″ Midi VSR Lathe
70-150VSR: 12″ x 16-1/2″ Midi VSR Lathe
70-150VSR: 12″ x 16-1/2″ Midi VSR Lathe
70-150VSR: 12″ x 16-1/2″ Midi VSR Lathe
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RIKON 70-150VSR - 12″ x 16-1/2″ Midi VSR Lathe

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  • Powerful 1HP DC Motor provides ample power for all turning needs
  • Electronic variable speed controls, wider range of operating speeds, digital RPM readout for forward and reverse rotation speeds.
  • Pivoting belt cover for easy access when changing belt speeds
  • Ball-bearing construction for smooth, precise spindle operation
  • Machined bed and matching components give precise alignment
  • Adjustable locking handles keep components positioned securely
  • 1” diameter tool rest post
  • Lathe bed has machined ends for adding extensions to increase spindle capacity

12” x 16.5” Variable Speed Midi Lathe #70-150VSR is has been designed to offer features seen on larger industrial lathes. An ideal lathe for novice to professional turners. Designed with a powerful 1HP DC motor, electronic variable speed controls, a wide range of operating speeds, digital RPM readout, ample diameter and spindle length turning capacities in forward and reverse drives.

Corded control box has a magnetic back that allows it to be moved along the front of thecast iron lathe bed, and positioned where you want it for easiest access when turning. Left, outboard end of the lathe bed is milled to take a special 13-1/2″ bed extension (#70-903 sold separately) to allow outboard turning of diameters up to 15″ . Lathe includes spur center, live center, 3” faceplate, 6″ tool rest with 1″ diameter post, knock-out bar, wrenches and tool holder.
 Tech Specs
Motor Horsepower 1 HP TEFC
Motor Amps 6A. 60HZ
Motor Volts 115V, 1 PH
Motor RPM 3,200 RPM
Direction Forward (C-Clockwise) & Reverse (Clockwise)
Number of Speeds 3
Speed Ranges 250-850 / 430-1,450 / 950-3,200 RPM
Swing Over Bed 12” (305 mm)
Swing Over Tool Rest 9-1/4” (235 mm)
Working Distance Between Centers 16-1/2” (419 mm)
Tool Rest Post Diameter 1” (25.4 mm)
Spindle Nose Inch x TPI 1” x 8 TPI
Headstock Taper MT2
Tailstock Taper MT2
Ram Travel 3-1/2″ (90 mm)
Indexing Positions 24
Overall Length 39” (991 mm)
Overall Width 13-3/8” (340 mm)
Overall Height 15-5/8″ (397 mm)
Overall Base Size 31-13/16” x 7-7/32” (808 x 183.5 mm)
Overall Net Weight 95 lbs (43 kg)
Warranty 5 Years
Bottom of base to spindle 13-1/2” (343mm)