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Smooth rod tolerance, material and surface options

by mkeveney
2,287 3 11/14/2012 10:41AM
Last Post by Larry_Pfeffer

Which one of these features is making my extruder a complete piece of uselessness???

by avayan
1,009 8 11/07/2012 09:22AM
Last Post by avayan

Tolerance Breakdown

by sdiguana
806 4 10/22/2012 01:27PM
Last Post by sdiguana

Belting/pulley for a reprap mendelmax based cartesian robot

by charles_west
815 2 10/16/2012 06:01AM
Last Post by Traumflug

Hide filament -> enclosed design

by HLA
994 2 09/30/2012 11:06AM
Last Post by Traumflug

Rehashing ACME screw drives

by hephaestus
1,569 6 09/28/2012 07:20PM
Last Post by hephaestus

PTFE vs PEEK

by degroof
6,455 10 09/27/2012 09:20AM
Last Post by anirudh

bar clamp fix Attachments

by rrr7
1,074 2 09/21/2012 10:07PM
Last Post by Scrachbuilder

Non-Linear Z axis?

by RobA
1,592 5 09/12/2012 12:04PM
Last Post by mbhassan

Metal extruder gears

by Dirty Steve
2,053 4 09/03/2012 11:34AM
Last Post by xiando

Low Temp Metal Extruder Design

by jurban
1,437 7 08/21/2012 10:11AM
Last Post by jurban

Bowden Setup Pressure and Over-Extrusion Attachments

by drewsipher
2,830 3 08/21/2012 05:26AM
Last Post by DeuxVis

Starting a DIY-mini-lathe Attachments

by VDX
15,325 27 08/06/2012 12:36AM
Last Post by VDX

Is this a bad hobbed bolt?

by GoP-Demon
3,150 12 07/14/2012 05:09AM
Last Post by dean448

Crowned pulley instead of flanged

by Dale Dunn
2,447 15 07/10/2012 04:54AM
Last Post by NoobMan

Low Cost Digital Servo DC Brush Drive?

by Laurence
1,053 1 06/26/2012 07:35AM
Last Post by Laurence

Question to Jhead nozzle users

by equinoxefr
1,400 4 06/21/2012 04:59AM
Last Post by equinoxefr

Increasing RepRap Print Quality

by tillin9
9,720 12 05/25/2012 01:37PM
Last Post by WildBill

Over Constrained Linear Systems

by bilsef
4,704 8 05/22/2012 07:56AM
Last Post by martinprice2004

Maglev print bed to level?

by dustynus
1,203 6 05/19/2012 01:00PM
Last Post by martinprice2004

Symmetric belt-driven extruder to remove stepper motor from X carriage

by Johann
3,621 14 05/07/2012 04:11PM
Last Post by yngndrw

drooling prints Attachments

by Barry_Scott
1,078 5 05/03/2012 02:06AM
Last Post by DeuxVis

Source for Motors

by Marnok
1,013 4 04/26/2012 02:47AM
Last Post by DeuxVis

Cut paper without laser?

by ketil
2,202 5 04/10/2012 07:23AM
Last Post by CNC

Lego repstrap

by davidra
1,010 2 03/18/2012 11:06PM
Last Post by owbridmark

624 bearings sets vs linear bearings???

by Yzr1
1,791 8 03/07/2012 09:43PM
Last Post by Yzr1

Source for long toothed belts?

by tommykay
1,603 10 03/05/2012 04:57PM
Last Post by lincomatic2

Small Drill Bits Attachments

by degroof
1,689 4 03/04/2012 01:32PM
Last Post by Goran Vukovic

Wade extruder jamming - filament feed rate or hot-end temp to blame?

by markhutch
1,735 4 02/22/2012 02:34PM
Last Post by aplavins

Belt driven vs gear driven Wade's Extruder

by TheGremlin
2,335 7 02/03/2012 05:16AM
Last Post by martinprice2004