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Lortone QT6 Rock Tumbler
Six-Pound Rotary Tumbler
Lortone Model QT6 Rock Tumbler
The Lortone Model QT6 rock tumbler is our personal favorite. It has a large six-pound barrel
that will tumble a nice amount of rock and will allow you to tumble some larger pieces. And, it is made of a soft rubber that runs with a
minimum amount of noise. We have one of these running in our home most of the time.
- Tumbles about four pounds of rough.
- Tumbles larger pieces of rough.
- Quiet rubber barrel.
- Easy to use.
- Durable metal frame.
- Low maintenance.
- Instruction book.
This machine is adequately powered. It has the same heavy-duty, maintenance-free motor used for
Lortone's twelve pound machines - so it will give many years of service and turn this six-pound
barrel without overloading. It also has a metal frame, metal drive shafts and durable construction.
The moving parts can easily be replaced if you should use the machine long enough to wear them out.
This is a great machine for the experienced person or a beginner who knows that the hobby will be
continued. Happy tumbling!
|For Best Polishing Results:
If you are really serious about getting a high quality polish we recommend getting a separate barrel and using it exclusively for the polishing step. A dedicated barrel for polish (and a thorough cleaning of your rocks after the 600 grit step) will help avoid grit contamination of your polishing step.
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||We highly recommend:
Modern Rock Tumbling by Steve Hart.
Learning is the fastest way to improve the quality of
rocks that you tumble. In this book you will learn from an expert with extensive
experience. You will increase your abilities, learn to save time, money and have a great reference book
that you will use again and again.
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