Shimpo VL Whisper

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The Nidec Shimpo VL-Whisper Potter's wheel is the top of the line pottery wheel for the home user, school or production potter. This wheel is designed for years of continual use under heavy conditions. Featuring a removable splash pan, remote foot pedal and adjustable height.

Buy your wheel from Krueger Pottery Supply and get a FREE $30 gift certificate* as well as free LTL Freight shipping on electric wheels (continental United States only). *Gift certificate may not be used at time of wheel purchase.

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Regular Price: $1,410.00

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Regular Price: $1,410.00

Special Price $1,075.00

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    Product Description

    Buy a Shimpo VL Whisper and get free stuff!
     Free shipping Free Freight Shipping
    Buy your Shimpo VL Whisper from Krueger Pottery Supply and get a FREE $30 gift certificate* as well as free LTL shipping (continental United States only).
    We ship the VL Whisper by freight rather than UPS or Fedex like some dealers to avoid shipping damage. LTL shipping requires a signature for delivery so the shipping company will contact you prior to delivery to schedule an appointment.

    *Gift certificate may not be used at time of wheel purchase. 


    Shimpo 5 Year Warranty   Shimpo VL Whisper Splashpan   Shimpo Foot Pedal   FREE Bat Pins FREE DVD, Throwing on the Potter's Wheel 

    The superior technology of Shimpo's RK-Whisper potter's wheel and the popular features of Shimpo's Velocity V75 potter's wheel have been combined to create the second model in Shimpo's Whisper series potter's wheels: the VL-Whisper.       

    Responsive, high torque at all speeds, powerful and we can now say the quietest wheel on the market. It's a “quiet” that must be heard to be believed!


    Shimpo VL-Whisper Potter's Wheel Feactures and Benefits
    Brushless DC Motor Smooth, quiet, powerful, no maintenance
    Electronic Controller Maintains desired speed under all load conditions
    Broad Speed Range Allows optimum speed under all load conditions
    Reversibility Accommodates left and right hand users
    Built-in Breaker Motor is protected from overload
    Remote Foot Pedal & Adjustable Height      Accommodate all throwing positions
    Wheel-head Turns Freely At 0 RPM 14" light alloy casting, drilled for bat-pins
    Two-piece Splash Pan Completes the package
    Warranty 5-year


    Shimpo VL-Whisper Potter's Wheel Specifications
    Motor ½ HP, 400 W, AC 115V, 60 Hz
    Drive System Direct drive DC brushless motor
    Speed Control Remote foot pedal
    Wheel-head Speed 0~250 rpm
    Wheel-head Direction Clockwise/Counter-clockwise
    Centering 100 lbs.
    Wheel-head 14" light alloy casting, drilled for bat-pins
    Shipping Dimensions 23 1/8 x 27 1/2 x 22 ¾"
    Ship Weight 135 lbs.


    Shipo VL Whisper Manual - PDF Shimpo VL Whisper Brochure - PDF
    Download the Shimpo VL Whisper Manual
    (PDF 2.6MB)
    Download a brochure about the Shimpo VL Whisper
    (PDF 235KB)




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