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Skate Bearings?

by R.J.Bowman
1,460 6 10/05/2009 11:30AM
Last Post by criswilson10

X-axis skips. Out of ideas... please help

by ErikDeBruijn
1,074 9 10/04/2009 11:09AM
Last Post by BodgeIt

STL files for the Thermoplast Extruder V2.0 (Pinch Wheel)

by Curlrup
700 3 10/01/2009 04:39AM
Last Post by Curlrup

About the repstrap vectorial files

by io
566 2 09/30/2009 02:43AM
Last Post by io

Slight problem with the Cartesian Bot 1.06 files

by Wade
870 8 09/25/2009 12:27PM
Last Post by ErikDeBruijn

Z axis - ARRRRRR

by stephen george
961 12 09/21/2009 12:10PM
Last Post by letsburn00

Short thermal transitions extruder

by lcomtois
750 1 09/21/2009 09:02AM
Last Post by lcomtois

Fire Cement

by lcomtois
822 3 09/18/2009 04:57PM
Last Post by BodgeIt

Anyone used soapstone as heat barrier?

by joaz
708 2 09/16/2009 11:24AM
Last Post by VDX

A really cheap motor

by R.J. Bowman
1,022 3 09/14/2009 02:19PM
Last Post by R.J.Bowman

Extruder nozzles

by Grogyan
1,374 18 09/14/2009 05:38AM
Last Post by nophead

Art of thermistor tuning...?

by sam0737
866 9 09/11/2009 09:28AM
Last Post by nophead

"Perfect" heater design?

by sam0737
1,282 17 09/05/2009 07:22PM
Last Post by sam0737

PID tuning of the extruder motor

by sam0737
1,314 3 09/02/2009 09:29AM
Last Post by sam0737

Effects of gravity on FDM/FFF on overhangs, bridges and cantilevers

by ErikDeBruijn
2,612 1 09/01/2009 02:07AM
Last Post by ErikDeBruijn

Mendel: Big plus for non-metric builders

by JohnWasser
879 1 08/29/2009 11:25AM
Last Post by JohnWasser

Extruder pdf drawings Attachments

by Bruce Wattendorf
2,590 4 08/28/2009 04:08AM
Last Post by GOPAL PATEL

getting pulleys off steppers

by Barney
710 3 08/27/2009 07:39AM
Last Post by BodgeIt

How to get Thermoplast Extruder Version 2.0 of the document?

by tuziluobo
815 1 08/25/2009 09:23AM
Last Post by tuziluobo

X and Y sliders using skate bearings

by BodgeIt
1,384 14 08/21/2009 05:08PM
Last Post by BodgeIt

Easy drill extruder bolt

by mimarob
795 3 08/12/2009 07:21PM
Last Post by freds

Making 20 Diagonal tie brackets & 4 anti vibration feet

by BodgeIt
812 1 08/09/2009 02:50AM
Last Post by BodgeIt

Nanotech st5709s1208 and other steppers maximum speed

by govind
1,157 7 08/07/2009 12:37AM
Last Post by govind

Which parts i need?

by Ivan
953 4 07/30/2009 12:59PM
Last Post by nophead

McWire 1.2 metric and resize questions

by Vittore
682 1 07/29/2009 10:53PM
Last Post by Vittore

Crazy idea for Milling using reprap.?

by BodgeIt
1,131 6 07/27/2009 12:59PM
Last Post by Forrest Higgs

Stepper motor questions

by Barney Hilken
832 3 07/25/2009 04:31AM
Last Post by Barney Hilken

Idea for solution to chicken and egg problem

by annodomini2
2,055 14 07/24/2009 12:16AM
Last Post by VDX

servos vs steppers

by John Meacham
3,574 13 07/17/2009 10:01PM
Last Post by Jason

Linear slides

by Annirak
2,322 8 07/16/2009 05:14PM
Last Post by fdavies