|Mike Donnerstag||06/06/2019 12:36:37|
92 forum posts
Quick question: I have an early 80s Super 7 with gearbox and power cross-feed. I am looking to replace my worn bed and wondered what differentiates the various beds. Specifically, what makes a bed a power cross-feed bed?
|John Haine||06/06/2019 12:46:53|
|2604 forum posts|
Nothing as far as I know, they're identical.
|Phil Boyland||06/06/2019 13:29:54|
46 forum posts
Only difference is in the saddle, apron and lead screw I believe.
|Peter Sansom||06/06/2019 13:33:57|
|59 forum posts|
Just ge the bed reground. Others in your region will be able advise as to where to get ths done. If nothing else locate a shop with a surface grinde that will accomodate the bed.
I believe that there is a difference in the bed castings, certainly between the pre and post power crossfeed Super 7's. don't know if the ML7R bed is the same as the Power Crossfeed Super 7.
|Brian Oldford||06/06/2019 13:53:28|
563 forum posts
IIRC the cut-out in the bed is larger to accommodate the bevel gear that rides in the keyway. Myford may have rationalised the beds of the later PCF and non-PCF machines.
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