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How Old Is My Bridgeport Milling Machine? April 17, 2010 / 29 Comments / in Bridgeport, Free Download / by mick. ... Moving a Bridgeport Milling Machine Into A Basement Shop How To Oil Your Bridgeport Mill.

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Nov 02, 2009· Unless one has LOTS of real experience moving machine tools, hire a machine tool moving company and get this done properly. A Bridgeport is not …

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Replacement heads for Bridgeport, Topwell, First, Kent, Supermax and most Taiwan made Bridgeport clones. If the T-sot in the ram on your machine has a 6" diameter, these should fit.

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Oct 19, 2006· When I sold my Bridgeport I just put blocks of wood on the forks that I had made for my skid loader, picked it and set it on the trailer. When I picked up my Horizontal I rented a forklift. 2 pickups, each with a trailer that day. 1 trailer to haul the forklift and 1 to haul the mill. Forklift rental was surprisingly cheap.

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Oct 04, 2010· Moving a Millrite mill I need to move a Powermatic/Millrite mill. I know its not a Bridgeport but this seems the best place to ask as its kind of a 3/4 scale BP.

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Metal is extracted or chipped off by moving the X and/or Y axis, while the Z axis moves downward like a drill press. There are many different tools used with a milling machine to create the type of shape you are going for. The workpiece is held in by a vise or rotary table placed on the milling table using bolts held in by t-slots in the table.

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Jan 24, 2008· Support BladeForums! Paid memberships don't see ads! Guys, I have an opportunity to get a Bridgeport milling machine for a really good price, the only problem is that I'm not sure how I'm going to get it into the basement.

Milling (machining) - Wikipedia

His company commenced manufacturing a new knee-and-column vertical mill in 1938. This was the Bridgeport milling machine, often called a ram-type or turret-type mill because its head has sliding-ram and rotating-turret mounting. The machine became so popular that many other manufacturers created copies and variants.

Moving a Bridgeport mill - The Home Machinist!

Feb 26, 2008· Top heavy as a mill is, this is asking for trouble. I have moved a few into final position this way, but only on a perfectly smooth concrete floor with the mill just barely clear enough to allow movement without dragging, and the top of the mill was chained or strapped to …

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Selling this Bridgeport mill machine. It's currently in my garage it will definitely need to be moved out of there with proper equipment. Selling because I need the space and I don't use it.

Moving and Hoisting a 2000-Pound Bridgeport Milling Machine

Moving and Hoisting a 2000-Pound Bridgeport Milling Machine July, 2003--September 2007. After looking at a lot of Bridgeport machines over some months, I finally found the one I wanted at the right price about an hour's drive away.

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This is my experience moving a Bridgeport 2J Head Milling Machine. These machines weigh in the vicinity of 2200 lbs, and the trailer to transport it must be

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Nov 13, 2011· So me and my brother been looking for a full size mill and lathe for some time now. Finally found a 9x42 varispeed bridgeport and a 16" gap bed clausing lathe(~40" deck) tucked away in this older guys garage.


SECTION 1—BRIDGEPORT MILL Milling Machine Shield Installation Instructions Mounting the Rear Shield Part No. KYL-020 1. Remove all packing material from the shield and its mounting assembly. 2. Slide the mounting bracket onto the dovetails of the machine frame. Place it …

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Aug 20, 2014· I used a pallet jack and a tow truck to move my Excello mill and Colchester lathe to their new location. Everything went super smooth except for the rain!

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The Bridgeport Series 1 Standard Mill – the original, all-purpose mill – has been the "real thing" in milling, drilling, and boring for metalworking shops throughout the world. Today, the Series I Standard continues to fulfill the industry's need for an accurate, reliable, and versatile mill.

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Nov 28, 2014· My friend Matt got himself a bridgeport and needed to get it home. This is how he did it. This was the trailer I made for this series. I had a bunch of people wanting to see the vids but it took time to edit the hours of footage I had and make some shorts of the move.

Bridgeport Mill - Rebuild

Kay Fisher's rebuild of an old 1947 round ram M-head Bridgeport vertical milling machine. Bridgeport Mill - Rebuild by Kay ... Moving. We lightened the mill by removing the head, the motor, and the table. ... I measured a new Bridgeport mill and the lubricator was approximately 10.25" down from the top of the knee to the top of the lubricator ...

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Bridgeport in the Basement Moving an ancient Bridgeport mill over the river and through the woods, and eventually down a hole The Problem: A Bridgeport mill (old cylinder ram model [under construction - meanwhile, here's the patent] ...

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Aug 07, 2010· Moving a bridgeport--mobile base So here is the deal, make a mobile base that can slip under the mill, put on some big honking wheels, get a hydraulic trailer to drop to the ground and roll it off. Once I get into position I'll use the jack screws to jack it up, shim under it, remove the base, crow bar up under it, remove the shims and it's ...

Moving A Bridgeport Mill - YouTube

Sep 01, 2013· No machining in this video. I had the pleasure of helping a good friend move a Bridgeport milling machine home after I passed the word onto him about it being for sale. It was a fun little ...

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Thank you for choosing H&W to be your supplier of parts for your Bridgeport Milling Machine. Whether it be for the base, head or motor, we carry a large inventory of parts for your mill.

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Nov 06, 2008· Moving a bridgeport Showing 1-17 of 17 messages. Moving a bridgeport ... Early next week I will depart on a 580 mile odyssey to fetch home my new bridgeport mill. Thanks to Iggy (Thanks, Iggy!!!) I have a copy of a bridgeport operation and maintenance manual. The manual contains some illustrations and guidance on UNPACKING a ... The trailer is ...

Moving a Bridgeport Mill - MetalworkingFun

Moving a friends new Bridgeport. An interesting means of lifting heavy machines. I've got hours of video I need to edit but will post more as I get the edits done.

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Sep 09, 2009· I may get a free Bridgeport mill and will need to move it. It is in a backyard with brick walkways. ... How do you move a Bridgeport Mill? Discussion in ' ... Quick google search picked up the following post with pictures of a guy moving the 2400lb mill. Moving and Hoisting a 2000-Pound Bridgeport Milling Machine . vtcruiser60, Sep 9, 2009 #16.

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Hello, I just read (1/1/11) your account of moving the Bridgeport mill. I found it very helpful especially since I'm looking to do a similar move. I've acquired a '76 (using your dating information – THANKS!)J head Bridgeport that is very basic except for a BP longitudinal power table feed.

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Moving and Hoisting a 2000-Pound Bridgeport Milling Machine. Moving and Hoisting a 2000-Pound Bridgeport Milling Machine July, 2003--September 2007. After looking at a lot of Bridgeport machines over some months, I finally found the one I wanted at the right price about an hour's drive away.

Moving a Bridgeport Mill - The Home Machinist!

Feb 12, 2003· Moving a Bridgeport Mill Post by DFWKen » Tue Feb 11, 2003 5:24 am The shipping cost quote for getting my newly-purchased mill from Huntsville, Alabama to Garland, Texas was $628.00 (not including lift gate service of $85 and not including a delivery phone call to let me know it's on the truck for delivery of $26.00) .

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Sep 03, 2009· A google search on 'Bridgeport Series II Vertical Mill weight' seems to indicate they weigh around 5200-5500 lbs, so using a regular old cherry picker to lift it up onto the trailer is out.

Moving a Bridgeport Milling Machine – Recreational Rigging

One of my goals for this year is to add some real machining capabilities to my shop. I've been in the market for a milling machine since the beginning of the year and when I saw a Bridgeport series II CNC mill pop up on Craiglist for $1000 I decided to jump at it.

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(click on thumbnail to enlarge) Dan's Machine Tool, Inc. provides sales and service to the machine tool industry with over 100 years of combined experience. The project highlighted here was for the rebuild and repair of a Bridgeport vertical milling machine.

Recreational Rigging--Moving a knee mill. - BullFire

Recreational Rigging--Moving a knee mill. March, 2012. [Click on pictures to enlarge them] So I was looking for a milling machine, and had just about decided on an RF-45 type mill when I was perusing Craig's List and saw an ad for a Jet JTM-4VS Bridgeport clone mill …

Disassembling and moving a Bridgeport Mill

Jul 20, 2012· OK Here is the scenario. I'm quoting on moving a Bridgeport mill from a second story building down to the first floor. The mill was craned in while the …