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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Choosing Pulleys

by FA-MAS
189 5 01/21/2017 07:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

ptfe aging

by friarfish
107 8 01/21/2017 07:00AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Auto Reversing Rod

by eatumup
85 3 01/19/2017 10:41AM
Last Post by eatumup

new print surface LokBuild

by GrillSgt
198 9 01/18/2017 02:44AM
Last Post by GrillSgt

Diamond Hotend not reaching full temperature

by rmellen
162 4 01/16/2017 11:31AM
Last Post by deckingman

New Z-Probe uses Load Cell Attachments

by palmerr23
820 12 01/12/2017 04:11PM
Last Post by John Meacham

Gear design issue

by Adampeirce88
322 4 01/06/2017 11:34AM
Last Post by Adampeirce88

Threaded Rod vs Pitch

by mogey336
886 29 01/01/2017 09:30AM
Last Post by Dark Alchemist

First printer build

by melb_maker
878 27 12/27/2016 01:29PM
Last Post by dc42

Diamond Hotend thermal insulation sheet - alternatives

by zylantha
733 24 12/27/2016 01:11AM
Last Post by zylantha

Triple stepper Z Axis

by o5i
452 5 12/21/2016 12:18AM
Last Post by dc42

steppers just run lkie up agaist endstops Attachments

by Jagtech
231 3 12/10/2016 04:06AM
Last Post by Jagtech

Erratic stepper motor behaviour

by scratchbuild52@gmail.com
133 2 12/07/2016 07:40PM
Last Post by scratchbuild52@gmail.com

Exploring linear rail options Attachments

by FA-MAS
537 8 12/07/2016 09:29AM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Fix for Skipping Steps

by trampas
236 7 12/02/2016 06:21PM
Last Post by mohamadsanati

Bed stationary

by MatthewHall
186 2 12/02/2016 06:24AM
Last Post by Srek

E3D bowden hotend - slow extact - extruder motor skips

by DeXTeR323i
209 7 11/28/2016 02:08PM
Last Post by DeXTeR323i

Dual extruder concept

by unromeo21
430 7 11/23/2016 10:54AM
Last Post by chris33

Extruders compatibility

by fucho
532 6 11/22/2016 11:51PM
Last Post by maxprints

2000mm Closed belt

by hobbymods
448 7 11/22/2016 10:28AM
Last Post by Paul Wanamaker

E3D Titan vs Bulldog XL

by mmedas
394 5 11/19/2016 04:14AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

help choosing stepper motors for H-bot

by claustro
236 2 11/12/2016 03:55AM
Last Post by dc42

Driving Two Leadscrews With One Stepper Using a Belt Attachments

by Garry Bartsch
542 29 11/07/2016 03:13PM
Last Post by Garry Bartsch

High Temperature Bearings

by Waka
192 6 11/07/2016 09:36AM
Last Post by Waka

Graphite impregnated bronze bushings vs LM8UU

by AndrewBCN
1,519 8 11/03/2016 08:57AM
Last Post by robie2284

New Inverted (Grounded) Delta Design

by Apsu
285 1 10/26/2016 11:14PM
Last Post by Apsu

Linear Guide Rail - Support needed?

by makerparts
270 2 10/26/2016 12:55PM
Last Post by JamesK

X axis movement problem

by Innovator
126 4 10/24/2016 06:36PM
Last Post by Dust

P3Steel v2.0 Frame .stl

by lahn14
234 2 10/11/2016 04:13AM
Last Post by Dust

Stepper resolution vs ball screw accuracy.confused smiley

by n8bot
373 6 10/10/2016 02:20AM
Last Post by Origamib