I have a dedicated wood lathe, but I have never seen a "kit" for the South Bend 9". Wouldn't the 9" be a little slow to turn wood? I really turn the wick up on my wood turner, especially when finishing.

Just new to me. Thought it was interesting.

http://cgi.ebay.com/SOUTH-BEND-LATHE...#ht_500wt_1156


Mark