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SHIMPO – RK WHISPER POTTER’S WHEEL

$1,282.50

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SHIMPO – RK WHISPER POTTER’S WHEEL

The RK-Whisper represents the next generation of potter’s wheels. Responsive, high torque at all speeds, powerful and quiet. Not just quiet, but QUIET! This wheel is by far the quietest on the market; you can actually throw and hear yourself think at the same time.  The exterior of the RK-Whisper resembles the RK-10, but that’s where the similarities end! This new wheel features a brushless DC motor and direct drive (no belt) system. The motor is electronically controlled and operated by a fixed foot pedal and hand lever. It’s reversible, and the steel body is durable under all conditions. A 12” wheelhead and two-piece splashpan are included as standard features.

 

Features:

  • Brushless DC Motor / Smooth, quiet, powerful, no maintenance

  • Electronic Controller / Maintains desired speed under all load conditions

  • Reversibility / Accommodates left and right hand users
  • Built-In Breaker / Motor is protected from overload
  • Fixed Foot Pedal w/ Hand Lever / Compact design saves space
  • Wheelhead Turns Freely at 0 RPM / Serves as a banding wheel
  • Two-Piece Splashpan w/ Built-In Table / Completes the package
  • Two-Year Warranty / Peace of mind

 

Specifications:

  • MOTOR: 1/2 HP, 400 W, AC 115V, 60 Hz.
  • DRIVE SYSTEM: Direct Drive</city /> DC</state /></place /> Brushless Motor.
  • SPEED CONTROL: Fixed Foot Pedal w/ Hand Lever.
  • WHEELHEAD SPEED: 0~250 rpm.
  • WHEELHEAD DIRECTION: Clockwise/Counter-Clockwise.
  • CENTERING: 100 lbs.
  • WHEELHEAD: 12 inch light alloy casting, drilled for bat pins.
  • DIMENSION: 20 x 21 x 20″. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This is such a great place if you are a starving artist who is a clay addict! The employees are so helpful and Marcie and Quinn are great! I love how they have their own line of glazes and clays to choose from. I favor their Whitestone stoneware. It is a finely compounded stoneware with a porcelain appearance and feel, great for throwing on the potters wheel... Y'all should visit this store if you love exceptional quality materials and customer service. Five stars all day!

Cameron B. Gig Harbor, WA