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

by tobben
566 40 02/09/2016 10:26PM
Last Post by Kyo-89

New Design 3d Printer

by MatthewHall
286 3 02/08/2016 05:05PM
Last Post by MatthewHall

ramps 1.4 Marlin Z axis problem sad smiley

by res2500
71 1 02/07/2016 10:51AM
Last Post by res2500

Weird pulley pitch

by misan
154 3 02/01/2016 01:11PM
Last Post by misan

Axis Bar

by Suggy
181 6 02/01/2016 08:00AM
Last Post by Suggy

Bodwen extruder problem Attachments

by Yoko
260 5 01/26/2016 02:12PM
Last Post by a4jp.com

Set screw/lock screw on thread or between it? Attachments

by a4jp.com
151 6 01/25/2016 12:30PM
Last Post by a4jp.com

usb cable for ramps 1.4

by Jagtech
102 5 01/24/2016 08:20AM
Last Post by VDX

What are the pros/cons of the various Z-Bed solutions?

by Draghi
350 4 01/23/2016 11:57AM
Last Post by MatthewHall

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
690 12 01/21/2016 07:44PM
Last Post by a4jp.com

Cast Tooling Plate Print Bed Flatness

by the_digital_dentist
468 13 01/18/2016 10:45AM
Last Post by MechaBits

Precision vs general-purpose ACME hardware question

by NathanaelXYZ
218 3 01/17/2016 06:14PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Threaded Rod vs Pitch

by mogey336
211 5 01/17/2016 01:14PM
Last Post by dintid

Why TWO motors for the Z axis ?

by MKSA
265 7 01/17/2016 01:00PM
Last Post by dintid

New Z-Probe uses Load Cell Attachments

by palmerr23
260 4 01/08/2016 10:24PM
Last Post by RepRot

Reduce vibrations of Stepper

by MaikB85
180 7 01/08/2016 05:04PM
Last Post by MechaBits

Minimum steps per millimeter for the Z axissmiling bouncing smiley

by music99
196 3 01/05/2016 12:36PM
Last Post by music99

End stop type

by __bennie_
311 2 01/03/2016 12:01AM
Last Post by Dust

Innovative design

by snarii
596 2 12/31/2015 12:18PM
Last Post by epicepee

Closed loop vs. stepper motors -advice sought

by jappiemike
576 14 12/29/2015 07:34PM
Last Post by robu

relays to take the load off the main board?

by Jagtech
239 4 12/24/2015 01:31AM
Last Post by David J

Direct Drive 1.75 mm -- Not Enough Torque?

by marikokur
606 8 12/20/2015 05:37AM
Last Post by dintid

I want: micro stepper motors for bed levelling

by gjt211
874 7 12/14/2015 03:26PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

1mx1m hot plate?   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by rowow
1,440 117 12/11/2015 04:06PM
Last Post by rowow

Adding XY closed-loop linear feedback Attachments

by 100ideas
310 1 12/10/2015 11:34PM
Last Post by 100ideas

Types of linear guides and mounting options

by Dalius98
918 19 12/08/2015 01:56PM
Last Post by J-Max

Mk7 Direct Drive to E3d V6 Groove Mount

by gamma1148
282 4 11/24/2015 12:00PM
Last Post by David J

Stepper motor loses steps when hot bed shuts down

by Tomu
260 7 11/18/2015 04:42AM
Last Post by Tomu

Bowden conversion

by Chrismolloy
572 9 11/14/2015 12:29PM
Last Post by J-Max

My printer is trying to go to far?

by PinGish
193 3 11/12/2015 02:42AM
Last Post by PinGish