Besimer fence on a powermatic saw?

I have a quick question - I have a Besmier fence on my delta cabinet saw. Im looking at picking up a old 5hp powermatic for a good price - does anyone know off hand if the besimer fence/rails will fit to powermatic? Or are the rails saw specific?
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http://www.biesemeyer.com/commer_fence/index.htm
I bet these folks might know.
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If you have the mounting rail and the rectangular tube made for the fence all you would have to do is to redrill a few of the holes (mounting rail to saw) and bolt it up. Be sure you have the dips in the mounting rail positioned to clear your miter gauge slots. I mounted a 50" PowerMac fence on my Unisaw and drilled only 4 holes.
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Rob, yes, the fence& rails will fit or can be made to fit very easily. You might have to drill some new holes in the 66, but it will fit just fine. Biesemeyer Biesemeyer Mike from American Sycamore
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Rob,
5hp sounds like a 66. I can tell you the old style stock cast iron fences with the tubular rails on the powermatics can't be beat. If that's what you're looking at and it's in good shape aside from some tune up work, keep it and use it. They also have micro adjust knobs which are handy. The only down side is that the scales on the tubular rails are a bit tough to read but you can remedy that by filling the markings with something dark.
I've got a 1965 vintage 66 and couldn't be happier with it.
Good luck,
David

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Its actually a Model 71 The serial number is 2-5018-3 (if anyone can tell me anything about it based on the serial number) Its a 5hp - 3phase.
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Has that saw got a 12" blade on it?
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Yup - why??

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So that Chevy is a Corvette!!!!!
Just wondering as most cabinet saws mentioned here are of the smaller 10" variety. You will have more capacity but more expensive blades to buy for it..
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