The Lortone QT6 rotary rock tumbler is a professional grade machine with overload protected 120V, 60Hz motor, patented barrel with 10-sided interior, leak-proof closure, and rugged all-steel body with a handsome stainless steel drive cover. This model is perfect for moderate production or tumbling larger items - up to 6 pounds at a time. Dimensions 8” x 11.5 inches. Lortone quality is backed by a one-year limited warranty from manufacturer. In addition to the tumbler, this Kit also includes grits that are enough to polish 50 to 60 pounds of rough rock:
- 5 pounds #80 coarse
- 5 pounds #220 medium
- 5 pounds #600 pre-polish
- 1 pound Micro Alumina polishing
- 1 pound plastic pellets
- Professional Gemstone Tumbling Guide
- Ships in 2 boxes: Tumbler is 13 pounds and Grit Kit is 18 pounds.
Since 1979, serious lapidaries have considered Lortone the standard for performance and durability. Lortone has a long history of producing high value, economical lapidary and jewelry equipment built to last for many years. Their tradition of using superior materials and workmanship continues, using proven designs, premium steel and quality construction. Made in the USA!
General rock tumbling instructions here.
DID YOU KNOW? A lapidary is an artist or artisan who forms stone, mineral, and gemstones into decorative items. Lapidary is one of the most fun and educational hobbies you can introduce your entire family to. Getting your kids started on rock polishing helps get them on the road to a lifelong interest in nature and the world around them. Rock polishing is not only a learning experience— it also leads to a beautiful finished product that anyone will be proud to show off!