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How can I use two heaters with one tool

by HenryHey
438 2 03/12/2013 05:23AM
Last Post by VDX

Configuring a hybrid linear stepper motor

by HenryHey
665 3 03/12/2013 03:40AM
Last Post by HenryHey

Exchangeable nozzle tip, variable orifice

by Shafiqson
1,076 3 03/09/2013 05:18PM
Last Post by REPRAP SQUAD

PTFE tube geting clogged and being pushed into Hotend HELP!

by hendo420
714 1 03/08/2013 01:32PM
Last Post by hendo420

OT Some old iron for sale Attachments

by garyhlucas
1,307 9 03/05/2013 11:51PM
Last Post by VDX

Pro's and Cons of various cartesian gantry layouts

by asifjahmed
3,730 19 02/17/2013 12:36AM
Last Post by uGen

Opposing leadscrews

by akhlut
718 3 02/16/2013 08:56PM
Last Post by akhlut

4th axis for a reprap

by t357
1,337 5 02/14/2013 07:47PM
Last Post by REPRAP SQUAD

Z axis changing direction DURING print????

by alexbaucom17
689 6 02/07/2013 05:15PM
Last Post by alexbaucom17

Why is PEEK needed?   (Pages: 1 2)

by slang800
9,330 49 01/30/2013 11:19AM
Last Post by brnrd

1.8 deg/step vs 0.9 deg/step - noticable difference?

by asifjahmed
3,713 19 01/30/2013 09:23AM
Last Post by garyhlucas

linear magnetic encoder

by travel
4,033 16 01/28/2013 07:04PM
Last Post by Javier Ros

Z Axis Preload

by uGen
1,094 4 01/23/2013 05:27AM
Last Post by jf pion

Exdruder going hissssssTIC and not extruding enough

by oliver.kellow@gmail.com
479 1 01/14/2013 07:53AM
Last Post by oliver.kellow@gmail.com

Repstrap vertical axis coupling problems and printable options

by ckaos
2,464 16 01/09/2013 08:51AM
Last Post by Crispy

Help! Is the Mondo version so obscure?!

by antithisestablishmentsterrorism
722 1 12/18/2012 03:51PM
Last Post by antithisestablishmentsterrorism

Hot-End Failsafe...?

by dshay
1,148 3 12/08/2012 02:14AM
Last Post by imecproto

Idea for a new X axis/Extruder combo Attachments

by mrsimicsak
1,222 2 12/04/2012 11:29AM
Last Post by mrsimicsak

Which hobbed bolt should i buy?

by andrerl
1,109 2 11/28/2012 07:20PM
Last Post by NewPerfection

Smooth rod tolerance, material and surface options

by mkeveney
2,337 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
1,012 8 11/07/2012 09:22AM
Last Post by avayan

Tolerance Breakdown

by sdiguana
807 4 10/22/2012 01:27PM
Last Post by sdiguana

Belting/pulley for a reprap mendelmax based cartesian robot

by charles_west
817 2 10/16/2012 06:01AM
Last Post by Traumflug

Hide filament -> enclosed design

by HLA
996 2 09/30/2012 11:06AM
Last Post by Traumflug

Rehashing ACME screw drives

by hephaestus
1,572 6 09/28/2012 07:20PM
Last Post by hephaestus

PTFE vs PEEK

by degroof
6,502 10 09/27/2012 09:20AM
Last Post by anirudh

bar clamp fix Attachments

by rrr7
1,075 2 09/21/2012 10:07PM
Last Post by Scrachbuilder

Non-Linear Z axis?

by RobA
1,604 5 09/12/2012 12:04PM
Last Post by mbhassan

Metal extruder gears

by Dirty Steve
2,063 4 09/03/2012 11:34AM
Last Post by xiando

Low Temp Metal Extruder Design

by jurban
1,442 7 08/21/2012 10:11AM
Last Post by jurban