Very smooth through the whole range of speed. Cord is taped in two places. The item "Shopsmith Mark V Headstock 500 510 double bearing Woodworking Motor 1 1/8 HP" is in sale since Sunday, October 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Tools & Workshop Equipment\Power Tools\Other Power Tools".The seller is "bobhova" and is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.