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

$899.99

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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.

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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.

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Tech Specs

Motor Horsepower1 HP TEFC
Motor Amps6A. 60HZ
Motor Volts115V, 1 PH
Motor RPM3,200 RPM
DirectionForward (C-Clockwise) & Reverse (Clockwise)
Number of Speeds3
Speed Ranges250-850 / 430-1,450 / 950-3,200 RPM
Swing Over Bed12” (305 mm)
Swing Over Tool Rest9-1/4” (235 mm)
Working Distance Between Centers16-1/2” (419 mm)
Tool Rest Post Diameter1” (25.4 mm)
Spindle Nose Inch x TPI1” x 8 TPI
Headstock TaperMT2
Tailstock TaperMT2
Ram Travel3-1/2″ (90 mm)
Indexing Positions24
Overall Length39” (991 mm)
Overall Width13-3/8” (340 mm)
Overall Height15-5/8″ (397 mm)
Overall Base Size31-13/16” x 7-7/32” (808 x 183.5 mm)
Overall Net Weight95 lbs (43 kg)
Warranty5 Years
Bottom of base to spindle13-1/2” (343mm)

Accessories

70-800 70-800 4-Piece Turning Tool Set with Carbide Insert Cutters $249.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-903 13-1/2” Bed Extension for 70-150VSR, 70-1420VSR, 70-220VSR $69.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-904 Bed Extension 24" for 70-150VSR MIDI Lathe $199.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-920 Universal Stand for Mini and MIDI Lathes $199.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-969 85mm (3-3/8") x 1" Post only for PRO tool rests $9.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-975 4” Top Only PRO Tool Rest $24.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-976 6” Top Only PRO Tool Rest $29.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-977 8” Top Only PRO Tool Rest $34.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-978 12” Top Only PRO Tool Rest $39.99 In Stock Add to cart
71-103 RIKON's Z3 4-Jaw Chuck Kit 71-103 is the perfect wood lathe accessory for turning bowls, platters, spindles and decorative pieces. This 4-Jaw, self-centering chuck is CNC precision-made from high tensile steel with a geared jaw system for easy operation and excellent project holding power. Improved design of the chuck sliders gives added strength for attaching a variety of available jaw set accessories. Meticulously machined chuck body and internal gearing system operates flawlessly for reliable closing and opening operation with the included special Chuck Key.
  • The Z3 Chuck has a direct threaded 1" x 8TPI body for immediate mounting on lathes. Kit includes a 50mm (2") Jaw Set, Wood Screw RH, Chuck Key, T-handle T20 Wrench, 3mm Hex Wrench and Instructions. For use on lathes with a 10" to 14" swing.
  • Z3 Chuck is 3-1/2" (88mm) diameter with pre-machined 1" x 8TPI body. At only about 2.6 lbs., this light weight and small chuck diameter is ideal for use on smaller lathes. Extra-fine finish with etched safety icons and serial number for registering under the industry's best 10 year warranty!
  • 50mm (2") Jaw Set accessory that is included with the Z3 Chuck is one of the most popular, standard jaw styles for holding bowl or spindle/tenon projects. Over 20 other sizes and shapes of RIKON jaw sets are available for use with the Z3 chuck to hold bowls, platters, pen making blanks or other turnings on your lathe.
  • The Wood Screw is held by the chuck to mount small bowl or other light weight projects for turning. Sharp threads cut into wood for best holding power. Requires a pilot hole bored in the wood before installation.
  • Made exclusively for RIKON
$139.99 In Stock Add to cart
71-104 RIKON's Z4 4-Jaw Chuck Kit 71-104 is the perfect wood lathe accessory for turning bowls, platters, spindles and decorative pieces. This larger, heavy-duty 4-Jaw, self-centering chuck is CNC precision-made from high tensile steel with a geared jaw system for easy operation and excellent project holding power. Improved design of the chuck sliders gives added strength for attaching a variety of available jaw set accessories. Meticulously machined chuck body and internal gearing system operates flawlessly for reliable closing and opening operation with the included special Chuck Key.
  • The Z4 Chuck has a direct threaded 1-1/4" x 8TPI body for immediate mounting on lathes. Kit includes a 50mm (2") Jaw Set, Wood Screw RH, Chuck Key, T-handle T20 Wrench, 3mm Hex Wrench and Instructions. For use on larger lathes with swings 14" and above.
  • The Z4 Chuck is 3-7/8" (98.5mm) diameter with pre-machined 1-1/4" x 8TPI body. At about 3.8 lbs., this robust weight and larger chuck diameter is best for use on larger size lathes that turn heavier wood projects which can damage smaller sized lathes. Chuck has an extra-fine finish with etched safety icons and serial number for registering under the industry's best 10 year warranty!
  • 50mm (2") Jaw Set accessory that is included with the Z4 Chuck is one of the most popular, standard jaw styles for holding bowl or spindle/tenon projects. Over 20 other sizes and shapes of RIKON jaw sets are available for use with the Z4 chuck to hold bowls, platters, pen making blanks or other turnings on your lathe.
  • The Wood Screw is held by the chuck to mount small bowl or other light weight projects for turning. Sharp threads cut into wood for best holding power. Requires a pilot hole bored in the wood before installation.
  • Made exclusively for RIKON
$179.99 In Stock Add to cart
71-105 RIKON's Z3 4-Jaw Chuck Kit 71-105 is the perfect wood lathe accessory for turning bowls, platters, spindles and decorative pieces. This 4-Jaw, self-centering chuck is CNC precision-made from high tensile steel with a geared jaw system for easy operation and excellent project holding power.
  • Improved design of the chuck sliders gives added strength for attaching a variety of available jaw set accessories. Meticulously machined chuck body and internal gearing system operates flawlessly for reliable closing and opening operation with the included special Chuck Key.
  • This Z3 Chuck requires your choice of appropriately sized Threaded Insert adapter (sold separately) to be installed into the rear of the chuck to mount the chuck on your lathe.
  • Kit includes a 50mm (2") Jaw Set, Wood Screw RH, Chuck Key, T-handle T20 Wrench, 3mm Hex Wrench and Instructions.
  • For use on lathes with a 10" to 14" swing.  Z3 Chuck is 3-1/2" (88mm) diameter and with your selected Threaded Insert (sold separately), it weighs at only about 2.9 lbs.. This light weight and small chuck diameter is ideal for use on smaller lathes. Extra-fine finish with etched safety icons and serial number for registering under the industry's best 10 year warranty!
  • 50mm (2") Jaw Set accessory that is included with the Z3 Chuck is one of the most popular, standard jaw styles for holding bowl or spindle/tenon projects. Over 20 other sizes and shapes of RIKON jaw sets are available for use with the Z3 chuck to hold bowls, platters, pen making blanks or other turnings on your lathe.
  • The Wood Screw is held by the chuck to mount small bowl or other light weight projects for turning. Sharp threads cut into wood for best holding power. Requires a pilot hole bored in the wood before installation.
  • The 70-105 Z3 Chuck requires a Threaded Insert adapter before it can be mounted on a lathe. Sold separately, RIKON offers four different insert thread options for the Z3 chuck: 71-120 is threaded for M33x3.5 ISO RH lathe spindles; 71-121 has 1"x8 TPI UNC RH threads; 71-122 has 1-1/4"x8 TPI UNS RH threads; and 71-123 has M30x3.5 RH threads.
  • Made exclusively for RIKON
$139.99 In Stock Add to cart
71-106 RIKON's Z4 4-Jaw Chuck Kit 71-106 is the perfect wood lathe accessory for turning bowls, platters, spindles and decorative pieces. This larger, heavy-duty 4-Jaw, self-centering chuck is CNC precision-made from high tensile steel with a geared jaw system for easy operation and excellent project holding power. Improved design of the chuck sliders gives added strength for attaching a variety of available jaw set accessories. Meticulously machined chuck body and internal gearing system operates flawlessly for reliable closing and opening operation with the included special Chuck Key.
  • This Z4 Chuck requires your choice of appropriately sized Threaded Insert adapter (sold separately) to be installed into the rear of the chuck to mount the chuck on your lathe. Kit includes a 50mm (2") Jaw Set, Wood Screw RH, Chuck Key, T-handle T20 Wrench, 3mm Hex Wrench and Instructions. For use on larger lathes with swings 14" and above.
  • The Z4 Chuck is 3-7/8" (98.5mm) diameter and with your selected Threaded Insert (sold separately), it weighs only about 4 lbs. This robust weight and larger chuck diameter is best for use on larger size lathes that turn heavier wood projects which can damage smaller sized lathes. Chuck has an extra-fine finish with etched safety icons and serial number for registering under the industry's best 10 year warranty!
  • 50mm (2") Jaw Set accessory that is included with the Z4 Chuck is one of the most popular, standard jaw styles for holding bowl or spindle/tenon projects. Over 20 other sizes and shapes of RIKON jaw sets are available for use with the Z4 chuck to hold bowls, platters, pen making blanks or other turnings on your lathe.
  • The Wood Screw is held by the chuck to mount small bowl or other light weight projects for turning. Sharp threads cut into wood for best holding power. Requires a pilot hole bored in the wood before installation.
  • The 70-106 Z4 Chuck requires a Threaded Insert adapter before it can be mounted on a lathe. Sold separately, RIKON offers four different insert thread options for the Z4 chuck: 71-120 is threaded for M33x3.5 ISO RH lathe spindles; 71-121 has 1"x8 TPI UNC RH threads; 71-122 has 1-1/4"x8 TPI UNS RH threads; and 71-123 has M30x3.5 RH threads.
  • Made exclusively for RIKON
$179.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-120 Chuck Insert M33 x 3.5 ISO RH $24.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-121 Chuck Insert 1" x 8 TPI UNC RH $24.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-122 Chuck Insert 1-1/4" x 8 TPI UNS RH $24.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-123 Chuck Insert M30 x 3.5RH $24.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-200 20mm (0.78") Mini Jaws $39.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-201 25mm (1") Mini Jaws $59.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-202 28mm (1.1") Mini Step Jaws $49.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-203 35mm (1.22") Spigot Jaws $59.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-204 50mm (2") Standard Jaws $59.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-205 53mm (2.08") Step Jaws $74.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-206 70mm (2.75") Standard Jaws $49.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-208 45mm (1.8") Spigot Jaws $79.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-209 130mm (5") Dovetail Jaws $74.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-210 35mm (1.4") Standard Jaws $49.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-211 75mm (3") Heavy Bowl and Gripper Jaws $74.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-302 130mm (5") Faceplate Ring fits 130mm Jaws $79.99 Out of Stock Add to cart

Manuals

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Parts List

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70-920 Universal Stand for Mini and MIDI Lathes $199.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-933 3" Face Plate 1 x 8 TPI (Same as P70-100-3) $16.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
70-969 85mm (3-3/8") x 1" Post only for PRO tool rests $9.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-975 4” Top Only PRO Tool Rest $24.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-976 6” Top Only PRO Tool Rest $29.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-977 8” Top Only PRO Tool Rest $34.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-978 12” Top Only PRO Tool Rest $39.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-986 Drive Belt (280J5) for 70-150VSR, 70-1516VSR $17.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-10A Hex button head screw M8x12 $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-10B Washer $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-10C Rotate hand $2.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-10D Clamping plate $3.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-11A Eccentric washer $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-11B Spring washer $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-11C Spring coil $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-11D Hex locking nut $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-12A Bed $249.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-12B Hex socket cap screw M6x30 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-12C Bolt $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-12D Locking handle $2.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-13A Motor $169.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-13B Hinge $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-13C Set screw M6x8 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-14.1A Tension Handle Assembly (Includes 14/15/16/17/18/19) $17.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-14A Thread cap (Sold with part assembly 14.1A) Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-14B Headstock cover $3.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-14C Hex nut $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-15A Handle sleeve (Sold with part assembly 14.1A) Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-15B Hinge shaft $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-15C Set screw M5x25 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-16A Tension Handle (Sold with part assembly 14.1A) Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-16B Tapping screw $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-16C Locking nut $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-17A Locking cam (Sold with part assembly 14.1A) Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-17B Magnet $1.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-17C Clamping plate $3.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-18A Elastic cylindrical pin (Sold with part assembly 14.1A) Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-18B Magnetic steel sleeve $1.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-18C Compression spring $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-19A Locating shaft (Sold with part assembly 14.1A) Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-19B Bearing end plate $7.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-19C Threaded shaft $3.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-1A Hinge shaft $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-1B Hand wheel $15.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-1C Thread cap $2.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-1D Threaded cap end $2.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-1E Controller Assembly $199.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-20A Rotator gear $3.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-20B Hex cntrsnk hd screw M5x12 $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-21A Motor connecting plate $3.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-21B Spindle $34.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-22A Spring washer $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-23A Hex button head screw M6x16 $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-24A Motor pulley $5.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-24B Headstock $52.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-25A Hex locking nut $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-25B Split washer (Sold w/Assembly #29B) Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-26A Set screw $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-26B Spring (Sold w/Assembly #29B) Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-27A Set screw $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-27B Locating sleeve (Sold w/Assembly #29B) In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-28A Plate $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-28B Hex cntrsnk hd screw M4x12 $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-29A Pan head screw M6x12 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-29B Locating pin assembly (Includes 25/26/27/29) $7.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-2A Hinge $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-2B Set screw M6x8 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-2C Handle sleeve $1.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-2D Handle sleeve $1.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-30A Washer $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-30B Speed measuring head $7.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-31A Tool holder $5.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-31B Pan head screw M3x8 $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-32B Threading plate $1.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-33B Washer $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-34B Pan head screw M4x10 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-35B Hex socket cap screw M5x8 $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-36B Cable plate $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-37B Support bracket $2.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-3A Pan head screw M4x10 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-3B Self-locking round nut $10.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-3C Tailstock locking lever $9.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-3D Eccentric handle $15.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-4A Bed cover plate door $2.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-4B Washer $1.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-4C Locking handle $3.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-4D Circlip $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-5A Hex cntrsnk head screw M4x12 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-5B Ball bearing $3.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-5C Tailstock $29.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-5D 6" Tool rest (USE 70-976/70-970/70-969) $49.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-6A Magnet $1.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-6B Spacer bush $1.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-6C Axle Sleeve & Bolt $39.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-6D Tool rest base $21.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-7A Hex nut M4 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-7B Spindle pulley $11.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-7C Split washer $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-7D Thrust bearing washer $1.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-8A Cable plate $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-8B Set screw M8x10 $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-8C Hex socket set screw M6x8 $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-8D Circlip $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-9A Pan head screw M4x8 $0.49 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-9B Set screw M8x6 $0.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-9C Hand wheel $14.99 In Stock Add to cart
P70-150VSR-9D Threaded shaft & sleeve $3.99 In Stock Add to cart

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Product Info

Model 70-150VSR: 12" x 16-1/2" Midi VSR Lathe

Model 70-105: 10" x 18" Mini Lathe

Model 70-100: 12" x 16" Mini Lathe

Model 70-220VSR: 12-1/2" x 20" MIDI VSR Lathe

Sku 70-150VSR 70-105 70-100 70-220VSR
Motor Horsepower 1 HP TEFC 1/2 HP TEFC 1/2 HP TEFC 1 HP TEFC
Motor Amps 6A. 60HZ 3.7 5.7 6
Motor Volts 115V, 1 PH 120V, 60 Hz 115V, 60 Hz 120V, 60 Hz
Motor RPM 3,200 RPM 1,700 RPM 1,720 RPM 2,900 RPM
Direction Forward (C-Clockwise) & Reverse (Clockwise) Forward Forward Forward / Reverse
Number of Speeds 3 5 6 250 to 3,850
Speed Ranges 250-850 / 430-1,450 / 950-3,200 RPM 500, 1,175, 1,850, 2,225, 3,200 430, 810, 1,230, 1,810, 2,670, 3,900 250 – 750, 550 – 1,650, 1,300 – 3,850
Swing Over Bed 12” (305 mm) 10” 12” 12-1/2”
Swing Over Tool Rest 9-1/4” (235 mm) 7-1/2” 9-1/2” 9-5/8”
Working Distance Between Centers 16-1/2” (419 mm) 18” 16” 20”
Tool Rest Post Diameter 1” (25.4 mm) 5/8” 5/8” 1”
Spindle Nose Inch x TPI 1” x 8 TPI 1” x 8 1” x 8 1” x 8
Headstock Taper MT2 MT2 MT2 MT2
Tailstock Taper MT2 MT2 MT2 MT2
Ram Travel 3-1/2″ (90 mm) 1-3/4” 2-1/2” 3-1/2”
Indexing Positions 24 - 12 24
Overall Length 39” (991 mm) 35-1/2” 32” 40-3/4”
Overall Width 13-3/8” (340 mm) 10-1/2” 10-1/2” 12”
Overall Height 15-5/8″ (397 mm) 14-3/4” 17-1/2” 17-5/8”
Overall Base Size 31-13/16” x 7-7/32” (808 x 183.5 mm) 29-1/2” x 7-3/8” 27-3/4” x 7-3/4” 37-1/4” x 7-3/4”
Overall Net Weight 95 lbs (43 kg) 75 lbs. 89 lbs. 115 lbs.
Warranty 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years
Bottom of base to spindle 13-1/2” (343mm) 11-13/16” (300mm) *measured to bottom of bed without rubber pads installed 13-1/2” (343mm) 14-5/8” (370mm)