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what's the current best engineering practice for stopping lead screw lateral travel?

by lkcl
89 17 05/02/2016 05:54PM
Last Post by cozmicray

Y stepper or Extruder making music?

by friarfish
54 3 04/30/2016 08:06AM
Last Post by friarfish

Way of making full color FDM Printing?

by strawmedia
69 2 04/29/2016 05:27PM
Last Post by cozmicray

Spectra line drive Attachments

by eslavko
67 3 04/29/2016 04:47AM
Last Post by eslavko

filament unrivaled off roll

by Jagtech
105 5 04/26/2016 05:21AM
Last Post by Jagtech

SINGLE SHEET frame vs BOX frame Attachments

by xdarko
168 2 04/24/2016 09:44PM
Last Post by eggman

Lead Screw usage for X and Y axes   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by tobben
1,813 94 04/24/2016 06:19AM
Last Post by albatroopa

1mx1m hot plate?   (Pages: 1 2 3 4 5)

by rowow
1,871 122 04/24/2016 05:18AM
Last Post by rowow122

High Resolution Extruder Help

by milner
468 24 04/15/2016 07:24AM
Last Post by VDX

push rods

by Delta32
189 5 04/09/2016 02:15PM
Last Post by dc42

Larger Bed (420x420) - Will this work? Attachments

by Bundybear1981
289 9 04/08/2016 05:57PM
Last Post by aussiephil

usb cable for ramps 1.4

by Jagtech
194 7 04/08/2016 08:53AM
Last Post by MKSA

Drilling on heated bed Attachments

by Iason Giraud
181 2 04/05/2016 01:24AM
Last Post by Genie

"Practical" maximum size of cantilevered bed?

by The Mechanic
184 3 04/04/2016 09:59PM
Last Post by The Mechanic

Hot end ( nozzel) dragging across bed

by Jagtech
145 13 04/04/2016 12:38PM
Last Post by Jagtech

gt2 pully on leadscrew

by tenij000
120 2 04/04/2016 09:50AM
Last Post by george4657

How can I cut a lead screw in half?

by WalkerMaker
194 5 04/02/2016 05:23PM
Last Post by bdurbrow

MGN12 from Alliexpress

by mgiaco
474 15 04/02/2016 02:53AM
Last Post by MKSA

Removing gears from steppers

by ksmith5135
9,150 24 04/02/2016 02:27AM
Last Post by MKSA

homing postion

by Novo
156 9 03/31/2016 12:27PM
Last Post by Novo

Why should I use a geared extruder?confused smiley

by WalkerMaker
238 3 03/30/2016 04:27PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

won't compile

by Jagtech
94 4 03/28/2016 10:53AM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Z axis not moving to next layer

by Jagtech
105 2 03/27/2016 12:47PM
Last Post by Jagtech

Motors settings Attachments

by Ksama
170 1 03/23/2016 01:04PM
Last Post by Ksama

m5 nut motor side comes loose wen extruder goes down z axis p3steel

by tenij000
125 3 03/23/2016 09:33AM
Last Post by tenij000

Trouble with an MK8 extruder

by samuelk
156 2 03/22/2016 01:06AM
Last Post by samuelk

printing very thin filament in mini kossel Attachments

by inaali
145 2 03/20/2016 09:31AM
Last Post by stephenrc

New extruder calibration Attachments

by Albert MKossel
175 2 03/19/2016 08:26AM
Last Post by Albert MKossel

How can I start from scratch again?

by Jagtech
211 5 03/18/2016 08:49AM
Last Post by Jagtech

kinematics of bed plate adjustment

by rmlrn
185 6 03/15/2016 12:49PM
Last Post by MKSA