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    Default Bridgeport 8F Power Feed Wanted

    Hello everyone

    I have a Bridgeport mill that does not have power feed. It is a 1980 model so would like to acquire a power feed unit for it from that time range. A model 6f may be fine as well. If anyone has one available please let me know

    Thanks

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    No1boatguy: Are you intentionally wanting a Bridgeport model power feed or are you just wanting to get a power feed on the machine? If the latter, you would be better served by installing a Servo 150 model. They are smaller, lighter and more dependable. The Bridgeport model were big and heavy and had problems.

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    Not to mention that they used a different lead screw.Right end was different from manual one.

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    We fix the BP power feeds, and they are beasts. Expensive to fix.

    @johnevans also brings up a good point, you will need a replacement leadscrew.

    Jon
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    This is on my local craigslist, but boy is it $$$

    Bridgeport Model 8F X Axis Power Feed - tools - by owner - sale

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    There has been one on Portland Or C/L Dan Lewis has it

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    Psh that is pretty cheap. A new motor is $700, a new circuit board is $240, main gear is like $200.

    If you can get a used one for that, that is not that bad at all.

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    The one shown is most likely a 6F. Below is a link to a nice used 8F I have listed. Also, I have drawings to modify your 42" table screw.

    Bridgeport Model 8F Table Feed | eBay


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