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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Simpler Design Idea for Delta Printers

by tgit23
264 13 02/19/2017 04:46PM
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Mechanical end stop

by TonyPagett
103 3 02/15/2017 10:38AM
Last Post by TonyPagett

Better PEI build surface

by pdtechBigBot
302 7 02/15/2017 12:35AM
Last Post by pdtechBigBot

Auto bed level issue

by pbrinton
120 1 02/08/2017 03:29PM
Last Post by pbrinton

Time of flight sensor for Z probe?

by egenjohn
217 4 02/05/2017 01:22AM
Last Post by dc42

Extruder motor acting weird when hotend is on.

107 1 01/31/2017 03:01PM
Last Post by TERMINAL

Troubles with the second extruder

by Elstak
107 3 01/29/2017 06:59AM
Last Post by Elstak

new print surface LokBuild

by GrillSgt
374 10 01/26/2017 12:29AM
Last Post by Vizionář

Choosing Pulleys

372 5 01/21/2017 07:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

ptfe aging

by friarfish
184 8 01/21/2017 07:00AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Auto Reversing Rod

by eatumup
163 3 01/19/2017 10:41AM
Last Post by eatumup

Diamond Hotend not reaching full temperature

by rmellen
245 4 01/16/2017 11:31AM
Last Post by deckingman

New Z-Probe uses Load Cell Attachments

by palmerr23
923 12 01/12/2017 04:11PM
Last Post by John Meacham

Gear design issue

by Adampeirce88
407 4 01/06/2017 11:34AM
Last Post by Adampeirce88

Threaded Rod vs Pitch

by mogey336
1,019 29 01/01/2017 09:30AM
Last Post by Dark Alchemist

First printer build

by melb_maker
940 27 12/27/2016 01:29PM
Last Post by dc42

Diamond Hotend thermal insulation sheet - alternatives

by zylantha
812 24 12/27/2016 01:11AM
Last Post by zylantha

Triple stepper Z Axis

by o5i
517 5 12/21/2016 12:18AM
Last Post by dc42

steppers just run lkie up agaist endstops Attachments

by Jagtech
285 3 12/10/2016 04:06AM
Last Post by Jagtech

Erratic stepper motor behaviour

by scratchbuild52@gmail.com
167 2 12/07/2016 07:40PM
Last Post by scratchbuild52@gmail.com

Exploring linear rail options Attachments

735 8 12/07/2016 09:29AM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Fix for Skipping Steps

by trampas
293 7 12/02/2016 06:21PM
Last Post by mohamadsanati

Bed stationary

by MatthewHall
220 2 12/02/2016 06:24AM
Last Post by Srek

E3D bowden hotend - slow extact - extruder motor skips

by DeXTeR323i
270 7 11/28/2016 02:08PM
Last Post by DeXTeR323i

Dual extruder concept

by unromeo21
476 7 11/23/2016 10:54AM
Last Post by chris33

Extruders compatibility

by fucho
585 6 11/22/2016 11:51PM
Last Post by maxprints

2000mm Closed belt

by hobbymods
498 7 11/22/2016 10:28AM
Last Post by Paul Wanamaker

E3D Titan vs Bulldog XL

by mmedas
487 5 11/19/2016 04:14AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

help choosing stepper motors for H-bot

by claustro
274 2 11/12/2016 03:55AM
Last Post by dc42

Driving Two Leadscrews With One Stepper Using a Belt Attachments

by Garry Bartsch
628 29 11/07/2016 03:13PM
Last Post by Garry Bartsch