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Coil-Threaded Rods

by nicholas.seward
2,681 12 10/07/2013 07:05PM
Last Post by nicholas.seward

New rotating multi extruder concept, no X or Y offset. Let me know what you think.

by Fetish
2,349 12 10/01/2013 09:32PM
Last Post by Coherent

Mounting Heatbed to Aluminum plate.

by hobergenix
1,788 6 09/18/2013 05:46PM
Last Post by cozmicray

Idea: A metal forming bot

by dudesom
1,107 4 09/17/2013 09:33PM
Last Post by dudesom

Best way to hold dual extruders

by fxmech
1,397 3 09/17/2013 03:38AM
Last Post by kate

Hot End and Extruder Building Questions

by Toalla
875 3 09/08/2013 02:27PM
Last Post by Toalla

stepper motor wiring & color codes   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by owad
65,980 82 09/01/2013 01:42AM
Last Post by naveen

3 bushing configuration formula

by Mecatronic
923 4 08/31/2013 03:51AM
Last Post by Traumflug

New machine build - block and tackle style belt drive for z axis?

by quickness
1,553 5 08/29/2013 10:23AM
Last Post by Dale Dunn

Printed bushing longevity

by jamesshuang
898 2 08/24/2013 03:43AM
Last Post by waitaki

Hadron Z-Axis threaded rod advice

by hobergenix
1,640 8 08/14/2013 11:04PM
Last Post by blackrose

why only brass hot end

by victorjung
1,194 4 08/13/2013 03:15PM
Last Post by Snarky

Different steps/mm between X and Y

by Dirty Steve
1,494 18 08/11/2013 08:18PM
Last Post by shiggity

RepRap heated chamber

by Matouš
2,338 3 08/06/2013 11:30AM
Last Post by evamvid

Quad extruder

by Dglass3D
1,213 4 08/06/2013 10:24AM
Last Post by evamvid

Fans

by AVRkire
679 4 08/02/2013 03:57AM
Last Post by waitaki

Hobbed bolt alternative for geared extruder?

by sam0737
4,103 6 07/31/2013 12:39AM
Last Post by Optimist

Using resistive foil for heated bed?

by Matouš
933 7 07/25/2013 01:35AM
Last Post by Farmer

printed bevel gears for electric outboard motor

by oldmanbeefjerky
1,538 3 07/02/2013 12:19PM
Last Post by cozmicray

Print belts with this filament?

by evamvid
686 2 06/28/2013 04:50AM
Last Post by martinprice2004

granules to filament? hopper?

by sam0737
5,443 12 06/21/2013 10:24PM
Last Post by greenman100

idea: forklift mechanism to print object higher than the printer itself

by mofosyne
1,010 2 06/21/2013 06:39PM
Last Post by Dale Dunn

4 steppers for one axis?

by AVRkire
814 2 06/13/2013 09:32AM
Last Post by santafesino

z axis backlash

by victorjung
943 2 06/10/2013 03:46AM
Last Post by waitaki

trapezoidal z-axis

by adambrum
798 1 06/05/2013 03:07AM
Last Post by adambrum

2 stepper Y axis vs 1 stepper with driveshaft

by fxmech
2,439 10 05/31/2013 09:43AM
Last Post by MacSkyver

Z axis print bed

by AVRkire
2,422 5 05/31/2013 08:13AM
Last Post by fxmech

htd-3m

by victorjung
900 1 05/25/2013 01:34AM
Last Post by victorjung

What is "NEMA"?

by kitep
30,140 14 05/23/2013 11:19AM
Last Post by ddamato

Plywood vs MDF

by jbayless
6,793 11 05/15/2013 04:20PM
Last Post by IceMan