You won't need to use your frame or operator. But you will have to max Bonewidow out first, obviously. Fortunately, we currently get double affinity (until January, 4), so it won't take too long if you also get your personal affinity booster (with plat/as a daily reward/from Baro if he brings one), it stacks with universal booster for 4x affinity. For leveling I recommend second event mission on Saturn, as it always has Grineer soldiers which are great for affinity farming.
Here's the Bonew