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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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I need help with a custom ball bearing joint

by Robert Trujillo
1,858 17 10/07/2008 09:33AM
Last Post by Forrest Higgs

Pot based position system

by Anonymous User
1,111 7 10/05/2008 09:06AM
Last Post by sid

Cheap positioning platform

by Ru
1,103 2 10/04/2008 07:22PM
Last Post by dtmoi

an idea: another extruder barrel heater

by robacarp
1,405 27 10/03/2008 10:51AM
Last Post by nophead

Extruder Exerciser doesn't work?

by Mathias
849 4 10/02/2008 07:09AM
Last Post by degroof

Accuracy of the cartesian bot

by robacarp
1,171 15 10/01/2008 08:35AM
Last Post by Forrest Higgs

Direct drive extruder adapter STL file?

by Wade
922 5 09/30/2008 02:47PM
Last Post by Wade

Double bed? Big hole on the side of the bed? Attachments

by Leav
1,061 5 09/20/2008 11:24PM
Last Post by Gene Hacker

what the zamboni is going on with the Bearing Inserts?

by Leav
969 3 09/20/2008 04:46AM
Last Post by Leav

Sprocket for Ball Chain

by Leav
2,095 5 09/18/2008 11:35AM
Last Post by VDX

"Machine goes to workpiece"

by VDX
1,001 2 09/17/2008 11:33AM
Last Post by Larry_Pfeffer

New user, several new ideas.

by Satori
1,113 10 09/15/2008 06:36AM
Last Post by Ru

Super-Slick PTFE Tape for linear bearings

by Joshua Merchant
3,184 3 09/09/2008 11:37AM
Last Post by VDX

Two ideas for linear sliders Attachments

by VDX
1,317 3 09/08/2008 01:04PM
Last Post by VDX

working on cartisian table for simplification

by RBisping
1,074 6 09/01/2008 09:50PM
Last Post by RBisping

Motor-couplings Attachments

by VDX
1,188 9 09/01/2008 12:41PM
Last Post by VDX

Yet another silly idea

by sid from outer space
905 5 09/01/2008 03:30AM
Last Post by sid

Minimum speed for extruder?

by jgilmore
886 3 08/29/2008 11:39AM
Last Post by nophead

Half bearings for the extruder drive screw - How do they work?

by Joshua Merchant
1,202 9 08/29/2008 01:45AM
Last Post by wizard23

Cartbot with all three axes controlling the toolhead - why not?

by Joshua Merchant
1,009 12 08/28/2008 01:44AM
Last Post by sid

Finished cartesian bot using bike chain

by james glanville
1,363 14 08/27/2008 04:10PM
Last Post by JohnWasser

Z-belt connection

by davidgoodenough
1,005 6 08/27/2008 02:34PM
Last Post by Ian Adkins

Laser cut extruder assembly

by davidgoodenough
755 2 08/27/2008 02:13PM
Last Post by Ian Adkins

Help: X axis skip/jumps

by ronanwarrior
993 11 08/25/2008 07:17PM
Last Post by ronanwarrior

Granule Extruder meets local store Attachments

by uplift
1,519 12 08/25/2008 10:39AM
Last Post by Kyle Corbitt

mcwire with 90 degrees screw (europeen type)

by khiraly
864 2 08/19/2008 12:25AM
Last Post by khiraly

Printable diagonals Attachments

by ErikDeBruijn
1,798 24 08/16/2008 09:15PM
Last Post by ronanwarrior

Implied Measurements for Darwin

by reece.arnott
931 6 08/15/2008 10:45AM
Last Post by nophead

Drum extruder design

by korndog
1,456 6 08/09/2008 03:02PM
Last Post by Korndog

Cartbot with rotary and linear axes

by Joshua Merchant
1,007 10 08/07/2008 11:07AM
Last Post by Kyle Corbitt