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File down a Nema shaft?

by AVRkire
590 3 05/03/2013 06:19PM
Last Post by AVRkire

Is this a good motor to use?

by net3d
9,466 30 04/02/2013 10:27AM
Last Post by gaurav

Z axis binding

by AVRkire
2,068 5 03/28/2013 01:52AM
Last Post by waitaki

endstop min or max for home?

by AVRkire
1,194 4 03/21/2013 11:56AM
Last Post by rhmorrison

M2 Z stepper motor and lead screw question

by Wingfly
667 1 03/20/2013 07:57AM
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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
667 3 03/12/2013 03:40AM
Last Post by HenryHey

Exchangeable nozzle tip, variable orifice

by Shafiqson
1,077 3 03/09/2013 05:18PM
Last Post by REPRAP SQUAD

PTFE tube geting clogged and being pushed into Hotend HELP!

by hendo420
718 1 03/08/2013 01:32PM
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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
3,741 19 02/17/2013 12:36AM
Last Post by uGen

Opposing leadscrews

by akhlut
719 3 02/16/2013 08:56PM
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4th axis for a reprap

by t357
1,340 5 02/14/2013 07:47PM
Last Post by REPRAP SQUAD

Z axis changing direction DURING print????

by alexbaucom17
691 6 02/07/2013 05:15PM
Last Post by alexbaucom17

Why is PEEK needed?   (Pages: 1 2)

by slang800
9,367 49 01/30/2013 11:19AM
Last Post by brnrd

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

by asifjahmed
3,723 19 01/30/2013 09:23AM
Last Post by garyhlucas

linear magnetic encoder

by travel
4,050 16 01/28/2013 07:04PM
Last Post by Javier Ros

Z Axis Preload

by uGen
1,096 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
2,465 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
1,150 3 12/08/2012 02:14AM
Last Post by imecproto

Idea for a new X axis/Extruder combo Attachments

by mrsimicsak
1,225 2 12/04/2012 11:29AM
Last Post by mrsimicsak

Which hobbed bolt should i buy?

by andrerl
1,111 2 11/28/2012 07:20PM
Last Post by NewPerfection

Smooth rod tolerance, material and surface options

by mkeveney
2,356 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
1,013 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