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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Whats wrong with this hotend

by SQLException
149 16 07/29/2015 04:25AM
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Platform moves in Z - bouncing-movement

by Epop
144 5 07/27/2015 06:58PM
Last Post by Epop

The best quality GT2 belt

by PropellerHat
115 5 07/27/2015 03:55AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

driving a screw with a flat belt

by the_digital_dentist
102 9 07/25/2015 07:06PM
Last Post by cozmicray

China NEMA17 Stepper Motor Torque Rating Scam thumbs down

by shafri
227 21 07/25/2015 10:12AM
Last Post by shafri

Graphite impregnated bronze bushings vs LM8UU

by AndrewBCN
399 7 07/23/2015 12:29AM
Last Post by AndrewBCN

arduino board done?

by pencilpusher
82 3 07/22/2015 08:57PM
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I want: micro stepper motors for bed levelling

by gjt211
136 4 07/22/2015 01:49AM
Last Post by waitaki

Choice Belt, wire line, guitar string?

by marceloarguello700
232 9 07/16/2015 06:11AM
Last Post by marceloarguello700

Z axis issues

by iuenu
556 4 07/07/2015 09:47PM
Last Post by elwood127

Designing a reliable and accurate Z axis. Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by FalloutBe
1,167 57 07/04/2015 09:09AM
Last Post by FalloutBe

First time buying stepper motors: enough torque? [Question] Attachments

by gomme600
268 9 07/02/2015 02:23AM
Last Post by gomme600

geared stepper motor for z-Axis? thoughts on step config

by EljefedsecurIT
145 7 06/29/2015 05:26PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

My z lead screw has a wobble to it and it can't be replaced so is there a software fix for Sli3r?

by a4jp.com
317 10 06/25/2015 08:16PM
Last Post by Epop

random ideas

by Ken
1,130 3 06/24/2015 05:19PM
Last Post by Jcom.toronto@gmail.com

Calibration with physics ?

by pwave
550 5 06/24/2015 05:00PM
Last Post by Jcom.toronto@gmail.com

Help with wiring new motors? Attachments

by CraigMoberg
128 3 06/22/2015 12:13PM
Last Post by CraigMoberg

How accurate should the AXIS_STEPS_PER_UNIT number be? Attachments

by a4jp.com
236 3 06/10/2015 12:26PM
Last Post by a4jp.com

DIY ideas for the 3d printer build

by davedavedave
618 15 06/03/2015 01:38PM
Last Post by davedavedave

8mm tube instead of rod?

by Tobo27
795 4 06/02/2015 04:46PM
Last Post by madmike8

triangulation-free Winch system for 3D printer Z-axis movement Attachments

by realthor
543 6 05/25/2015 02:06AM
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X Endstop location with RUMBA board

by josef.van.niekerk
380 3 05/19/2015 12:52AM
Last Post by josef.van.niekerk

Little Bit Off Topic

by Optimist
265 3 05/17/2015 12:28PM
Last Post by madmike8

NEMA23 steppers seem weak

by AndreeP
345 4 05/17/2015 12:16PM
Last Post by dc42

8mm lead for z too much?

by navyblueboss
434 5 05/17/2015 10:06AM
Last Post by navyblueboss

Extruder stepper motor temperature?

by Bking1340
870 12 05/11/2015 06:22AM
Last Post by alexella

motor shaft coupler too flexible? Attachments

by o_lampe
362 9 05/09/2015 01:24AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Dual Extruder heating issue.

by casperen
324 6 05/08/2015 10:18AM
Last Post by o_lampe

BuildTak + SprintSteel Sheet

by ngajjar
304 2 05/05/2015 08:39AM
Last Post by gmh39

Bowden calibration issues? Attachments

by Yellobello
340 3 05/04/2015 06:05PM
Last Post by Yellobello