Rikon 70-1824VSR 18" x 24" 1.75 HP 115v VSR Lathe

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Rikon 70-1824VSR 18" x 24" 1.75 HP 115v VSR Lathe

18″ x 24″ Variable Speed Lathe #70-1824VSR offers woodturners a variety of new features that make it the most versatile lathe in RIKON’s line –  V1 has a powerful 1.75HP, 115V, 16A motor gives ample power for all turning needs, while V2 offers a 2.5 HP, 230V motor. The lathe uses an inverter to control the motor’s operating efficiency, speed and regulates torque to give the craftsman the consistency needed when turning projects. Including a 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.


• 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
• Powerful 1.75 HP DC Motor
• 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


Motor Horsepower: 1 3/4 HP TEFC
Motor Amps: 16A. 60HZ
Motor Volts: 115V, 1 PH
Motor RPM: 1,720 RPM
Direction: Forward (C-Clockwise) & Reverse (Clockwise)
Number of Speeds: 3
Speed 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)
Spindle Nose Inch x TPI: 1” x 8 TPI
Headstock Taper: MT2
Tailstock Taper: MT2
Ram Travel: 4 1/2″ (101.6 mm)
Indexing Positions: 24
Overall Length: 63” (1600 mm)
Overall Width: 24-3/8” (620 mm)
Overall Height: 47-3/8″ (1206 mm)
Overall Base Size: 47-1/4” x 24-3/8” (1120 x 620 mm)
Overall Net Weight: 373 lbs (169 kgs)
Warranty: 5 Years
Bottom of base to spindle: 43-5/16“ (1100 mm)