Model 70-1516VSRK 12” x 16-1/2” VSRK Midi Lathe incl. Z3 Chuck System

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12” X 16-1/2” VARIABLE SPEED MIDI LATHE 70-1516VSRK has been designed to offer features seen on larger industrial lathes. An ideal lathe for novice to professional turners. Designed with a powerful 1.25HP DC BRUSHLESS 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 the cast iron lathe bed, and positioned where you want it for easiest access when turning. Left, headstock 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 Z3 Chuck System, 2”/50MM Jaw Set, Spur Center, Live Center, 3” Faceplate,
6” Pro Tool Rest with 1” Diameter Post, Knock-Out Bars, Wrenches and Tool Holder.

  • Powerful 1.25 HP DC BRUSHLESS 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.
  • 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

Tech Specs

Motor Horsepower1.25 HP TEFC
Motor Amps10A.
Motor Volts120V, 60HZ
Motor RPM3,200 RPM
DirectionForward (C-Clockwise) & Reverse (Clockwise)
Number of SpeedsVariable
Speed Ranges250-850, 430-1450, 950-3200 RPM
Swing Over Bed12” (304.8 mm)
Swing Over Tool Rest9-1/4” (228.6 mm)
Working Distance Between Centers16-1/2” (406.4 mm)
Tool Rest Post Diameter1” (25.4 mm)
Headstock Spindle x TPI1" x 8 TPI
pa_outboard-spindle419
pa_outboard-swing-over-bed420
Headstock TaperMT2
Tailstock TaperMT2
Ram Travel3-1/2” (76.2 mm)
Indexing Positions24
Bottom of base to spindle15-9/32” (388mm)
Overall Length39” (990.6 mm)
Overall Width13-3/8” (330.2 mm)
Overall Height15-5/8” (381 mm)
Overall Base Size31-13/16” x 7-7/32”(787.4 x 177.8 mm)
Overall Net Weight99 lbs. (45 kg)
Warranty5 Years

Accessories

70-800 70-800 4-Piece Turning Tool Set with Carbide Insert Cutters $249.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-840 Set of 3 traditional style Bowl Gouges for use with RIKON's 70-800 Woodturning System. Made with M2 High Speed Steel that is noted for resisting high heat and retaining sharp edges. This means you get longer times turning before having to re-sharpen a dull cutting edge.
  • Set of 3 Bowl Gouges includes 3/8" (10mm), 1/2" (13mm), and 5/8" (16mm) diameter tools.
  • Made of M2 High Speed Steel
  • Special 14mm diameter shaft ends fit into RIKON's 70-801 16" Handle's collet chuck for use.
  • Gouges are factory ground and require final sharpening before use.
$179.99 In Stock Add to cart
70-850 Set of 3 traditional style Spindle Gouges for use with RIKON's 70-800 Woodturning System. Made with M2 High Speed Steel that is noted for resisting high heat and retaining sharp edges. This means you get longer times turning before having to re-sharpen a dull cutting edge.
  • Set of 3 Spindle Gouges includes 1/4" (7mm), 3/8" (10mm), and 1/2" (13mm) diameter tools.
  • Made of M2 High Speed Steel
  • Special 14mm diameter shaft ends fit into RIKON's 70-801 16" Handle's collet chuck for use.
  • Gouges are factory ground and require final sharpening before use.
$149.99 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
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 Out of 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
71-124 Chuck Insert 5/8" Plain Bore $24.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-125 Chuck Insert 3/4" x 16 TPI  RH $24.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-212 75mm (3") Long Nose Jaws $74.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-213 17mm (0.7") Pin Jaws with 9mm Bore $59.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-214 100mm (4") Dovetail and Deep Gripper Jaws $64.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-215 31mm (1.22") Mini Spigot Jaws with 13mm Bore $49.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-216 Pen Jaws $44.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-217 Plastic Soft Jaws $24.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-218 254mm (10") Cole Jaws $69.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-219 203mm (8") Mini Cole Jaws $74.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-220 305mm (12") Large Cole Jaws $99.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-301 100mm (4") Faceplate Ring fits 100mm Jaws $54.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-302 130mm (5") Faceplate Ring fits 130mm Jaws $79.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-303 Z3 Chuck 1"x 8 TPI Direct Thread $109.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-304 Z3 Chuck Insert Type $109.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-305 Z3 Chuck Key $14.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-315 Star Screw T20 M6x10 pack of 8 $7.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-316 Standard Wood Screw RH $24.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-317 Standard Wood Screw LH $24.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-320 Z4 Chuck 1-1/4"x 8 TPI Direct Thread $119.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-321 Z4 Chuck Insert Type $119.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-324 Z4 Chuck Key $14.99 Out of Stock Add to cart
71-325 Rubber Stopper Fastening Kit for Cole Jaws - 8PC $9.99 In Stock Add to cart
71-330 Z3 Chuck Key with Sliding Handle $14.99 In Stock Add to cart

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Product Info

Model 70-1516VSRK 12” x 16-1/2” VSRK Midi Lathe incl. Z3 Chuck System

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

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

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

Sku 70-1516VSRK 70-100 70-105 70-150VSR
Motor Horsepower 1.25 HP TEFC 1/2 HP TEFC 1/2 HP TEFC 1 HP TEFC
Motor Amps 10A. 5.7 3.7 6A. 60HZ
Motor Volts 120V, 60HZ 115V, 60 Hz 120V, 60 Hz 115V, 1 PH
Motor RPM 3,200 RPM 1,720 RPM 1,700 RPM 3,200 RPM
Direction Forward (C-Clockwise) & Reverse (Clockwise) Forward Forward Forward (C-Clockwise) & Reverse (Clockwise)
Number of Speeds Variable 6 5 3
Speed Ranges 250-850, 430-1450, 950-3200 RPM 430, 810, 1,230, 1,810, 2,670, 3,900 500, 1,175, 1,850, 2,225, 3,200 250-850 / 430-1,450 / 950-3,200 RPM
Swing Over Bed 12” (304.8 mm) 12” 10” 12” (305 mm)
Swing Over Tool Rest 9-1/4” (228.6 mm) 9-1/2” 7-1/2” 9-1/4” (235 mm)
Working Distance Between Centers 16-1/2” (406.4 mm) 16” 18” 16-1/2” (419 mm)
Tool Rest Post Diameter 1” (25.4 mm) 5/8” 5/8” 1” (25.4 mm)
Headstock Spindle x TPI 1" x 8 TPI - - -
Headstock Taper MT2 MT2 MT2 MT2
Tailstock Taper MT2 MT2 MT2 MT2
Ram Travel 3-1/2” (76.2 mm) 2-1/2” 1-3/4” 3-1/2″ (90 mm)
Indexing Positions 24 12 - 24
Bottom of base to spindle 15-9/32” (388mm) 13-1/2” (343mm) 11-13/16” (300mm) *measured to bottom of bed without rubber pads installed 13-1/2” (343mm)
Overall Length 39” (990.6 mm) 32” 35-1/2” 39” (991 mm)
Overall Width 13-3/8” (330.2 mm) 10-1/2” 10-1/2” 13-3/8” (340 mm)
Overall Height 15-5/8” (381 mm) 17-1/2” 14-3/4” 15-5/8″ (397 mm)
Overall Base Size 31-13/16” x 7-7/32”(787.4 x 177.8 mm) 27-3/4” x 7-3/4” 29-1/2” x 7-3/8” 31-13/16” x 7-7/32” (808 x 183.5 mm)
Overall Net Weight 99 lbs. (45 kg) 89 lbs. 75 lbs. 95 lbs (43 kg)
Warranty 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years
Spindle Nose Inch x TPI - 1” x 8 1” x 8 1” x 8 TPI