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 in the potter's wheel market. It's a quiet that must be heard to be believed!
Suggested Retail Price: $1,410.00
|VL-Whisper Potter's Wheel|
|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|
|VL-Whisper Potter's Wheel|
|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||14" light alloy casting, drilled for bat-pins|
|Dimensions||23 1/8 x 27 1/2 x 22 ¾"|
|Ship Weight||135 lbs.|
VL-Whisper Potter's Wheel data sheet
VL-Whisper Potter's Wheel manual
VL-Whisper Extension Legs
The VL-Whisper Extension Legs raise your wheel 35" to 37" allowing you to stand while you throw. The curved design is incredibly stable. The legs are heavy gauge, powder-coated steel. Contact your local dealer to order.
Whisper Extension Legs
Suggested Retail Price: $196.00
Hump Mold Throwing System
The New Hump Mold Throwing System fits any SHIMPO potter's wheels. Contact your local dealer to order.
7.5" Plaster Plate Hump Mold
7.5" Plaster Bowl Hump Mold
9" Plaster Plate Hump Mold for Wheel
Mold Hump Adapter Bat (Fits any SHIMPO Wheel)
Two-Piece Interlocking splash pan
We've re-designed the easy Two-Piece splash pans to incorporate the features you've been requesting. Snug-fitting interlocking design separates easily for cleaning. Manufactured from heavy-duty plastic. Fits all Master, Velocity and Whisper Series wheels and may be used with our tables.
Part number: AC-001-2PC (Shipped with Velocity Series, 4-1/2” x 19-1/2”, 4 lbs.)
Part number: AC-001-2VLA (Shipped with VL-Whisper, 4-1/2" x 19", 4 lbs.)
SHIMPO Potter's Tools
Introducing traditional Japanese-style pottery tools. Use these traditional Japanese-style pottery tools to enhance your throwing skills and explore new possibilities on the potter's wheel. Chose from a variety of pottery tools that have been carefully selected for your wheel-throwing needs. Contact your local dealer to order
Contact SHIMPO for pricing (800) 237-7079
WonderBat by Rocky Mountain Wood Masters! Contact your local dealer to order.
14" Bat Adapter set with 6 square inserts
Additional Bat Adapter inserts
VL-Whisper demo video