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Model 70-1218VS

Rikon - 12" x 18" VS Midi Lathe

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The Rikon 12" x 18" Variable Speed Midi Lathe Model 70-1218VS is an ideal small size lathe for novice to professional turners. Designed for extra stability with anti-vibration rubber feet. Lathe includes spur center, live center, 3" faceplate, 8" tool rest with 1"-diameter post, knockout bar, wrenches and tool holder.


Features:

• Powerful 3/4 HP DC Motor provides ample power for all turning needs

• Electronic variable speed controls with a wider range of operating speeds and digital RPM readout for forward 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

Specifications:
Motor: 3/4 HP, DC, 4.5 Amp, 120V/60 Hz
RPM: 2,500
Direction: Forward
Number of Speeds: 3 RPM
Ranges: 450-1,100, 960-2,400, 1,400-3,500
Swing Over Bed: 12"
Swing Over Tool Rest: 9-1/16"
Working Distance between Centers: 18"
Tool Rest Post Diameter: 1"
Spindle Nose: 1" x 8TPI
Headstock/Tailstock Taper: MT2
Ram Travel: 2"
Overall Dimensions: 37-3/4” L x 9-3/4" W x 16-1/4" H
Base Size: 30" x 7-3/8"
Shipping Weight: 77 lbs.

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