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Platform moves in Z - bouncing-movement

by Epop
314 9 09/01/2015 09:54PM
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K8200/3DRAG Auto Bed Leveling

by ndillane1
69 2 08/30/2015 03:23PM
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The best quality GT2 belt

by PropellerHat
318 6 08/29/2015 10:39AM
Last Post by naxem42

Heated bed movement when heating

by moth4017
56 3 08/28/2015 11:50PM
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by tayana
668 5 08/24/2015 06:56AM
Last Post by papakel

Did belt tension break my stepper shaft?

by Megaman
295 13 08/20/2015 11:50AM
Last Post by Tomek

I want: micro stepper motors for bed levelling

by gjt211
329 5 08/20/2015 08:42AM
Last Post by Tomek

Planetary Gearbox Ratios for extruder

by Crusader68
203 5 08/09/2015 08:14PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Sintron All metal hotend - Mechanics mirror-inverted ?! Attachments

by ianmcmill
271 13 08/04/2015 02:33AM
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Whats wrong with this hotend

by SQLException
400 22 08/03/2015 12:36PM
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driving a screw with a flat belt

by the_digital_dentist
247 9 07/25/2015 07:06PM
Last Post by cozmicray

China NEMA17 Stepper Motor Torque Rating Scam thumbs down

by shafri
429 21 07/25/2015 10:12AM
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Graphite impregnated bronze bushings vs LM8UU

by AndrewBCN
600 7 07/23/2015 12:29AM
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arduino board done?

by pencilpusher
209 3 07/22/2015 08:57PM
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Choice Belt, wire line, guitar string?

by marceloarguello700
340 9 07/16/2015 06:11AM
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Z axis issues

by iuenu
634 4 07/07/2015 09:47PM
Last Post by elwood127

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

by FalloutBe
1,476 57 07/04/2015 09:09AM
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First time buying stepper motors: enough torque? [Question] Attachments

by gomme600
388 9 07/02/2015 02:23AM
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geared stepper motor for z-Axis? thoughts on step config

by EljefedsecurIT
219 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
403 10 06/25/2015 08:16PM
Last Post by Epop

random ideas

by Ken
1,203 3 06/24/2015 05:19PM
Last Post by Jcom.toronto@gmail.com

Calibration with physics ?

by pwave
630 5 06/24/2015 05:00PM
Last Post by Jcom.toronto@gmail.com

Help with wiring new motors? Attachments

by CraigMoberg
200 3 06/22/2015 12:13PM
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How accurate should the AXIS_STEPS_PER_UNIT number be? Attachments

by a4jp.com
347 3 06/10/2015 12:26PM
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DIY ideas for the 3d printer build

by davedavedave
708 15 06/03/2015 01:38PM
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8mm tube instead of rod?

by Tobo27
895 4 06/02/2015 04:46PM
Last Post by madmike8

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

by realthor
654 6 05/25/2015 02:06AM
Last Post by realthor

X Endstop location with RUMBA board

by josef.van.niekerk
444 3 05/19/2015 12:52AM
Last Post by josef.van.niekerk

Little Bit Off Topic

by Optimist
330 3 05/17/2015 12:28PM
Last Post by madmike8

NEMA23 steppers seem weak

by AndreeP
456 4 05/17/2015 12:16PM
Last Post by dc42