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stepper motor bulk purchase   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by ZachHoeken
10,393 99 05/23/2010 03:04AM
Last Post by James Waples

Extremely Low Torque to Extruder Stepper Motor   (Pages: 1 2)

by swighton
7,427 43 05/21/2010 12:51AM
Last Post by nophead

Insert for Wades Extruder

by ksmith5135
1,227 5 05/18/2010 08:51AM
Last Post by ksmith5135

Idea: Floating Build Platform

by KrisC
1,522 12 05/17/2010 12:41AM
Last Post by trescott2000

All 3 Stepper controller lights up when the the power supply is turned on and the USB is connected.

by Requiem
779 1 05/17/2010 12:10AM
Last Post by Requiem

How to prevent McWire Z stage from dropping?

by larsrc
1,025 6 05/15/2010 09:51PM
Last Post by Lycantiger

Mendel Bearings question

by SOI Sentinel
2,190 14 05/15/2010 03:55PM
Last Post by Pablo2m

Electromagnetic linear actuated beds?

by StickyC
2,107 8 05/11/2010 05:00AM
Last Post by Larry_Pfeffer

Joining Drive Belts

by wayland
3,132 12 05/04/2010 12:28PM
Last Post by BeagleFury

auger screw for granule extruder

by xoid
1,001 1 05/01/2010 11:31AM
Last Post by xoid

Why are there Nichrome wire ends sticking out of the extruder barrel?

by Joshua Merchant
3,901 23 04/24/2010 06:39PM
Last Post by bob657


by BalanceSeeker
1,810 8 04/24/2010 10:30AM
Last Post by BalanceSeeker

cheap low profile fasteners for joining multiple parts

by Lawrence Kincheloe
2,329 21 04/19/2010 04:46AM
Last Post by martinprice2004

Gears for Mendel

by ksmith5135
987 4 04/15/2010 08:40AM
Last Post by ksmith5135

3/8" - 3/16" coupler

by wayland
1,232 4 04/14/2010 10:52AM
Last Post by criswilson10

Smart Materials

by chapulinaaa
1,179 2 04/14/2010 10:29AM
Last Post by criswilson10

Using RC servos instead of stepper motors

by fdavies
2,251 4 04/01/2010 02:00PM
Last Post by Chris reprapper

Stepper Motors out of old printers

by Benni
16,004 11 03/28/2010 08:24PM
Last Post by Kyle

what material for thick sheet parts?

by ksmith5135
1,081 6 03/17/2010 11:28AM
Last Post by nophead

NEMA17 Stepper motor for extruder?

by ErikDeBruijn
2,823 12 03/02/2010 01:21AM
Last Post by Triffid_Hunter

Extruder Problems

by Brian R
2,027 13 02/27/2010 03:41AM
Last Post by nophead

useing threaded bar. software

by jhdgkss
853 2 02/24/2010 04:15AM
Last Post by rhmorrison

What is your maximum speed with your McWire?

by daniel-kessel
1,169 4 02/24/2010 12:49AM
Last Post by daniel-kessel

2007-12-27 status of new laser-cut acrylic parts?

by RoundSparrow
1,816 17 02/20/2010 12:54PM
Last Post by Nick Miletich

metal gears VS plastic gears

by dissidence
2,021 4 02/19/2010 09:23AM
Last Post by freds

does this threaded rod seem suitable?

by John Meacham
1,517 4 02/16/2010 10:49PM
Last Post by Raydog

Belts for Mendel in Canada

by ksmith5135
917 1 02/12/2010 12:28PM
Last Post by ksmith5135

North American Subsitutions

by ksmith5135
948 11 02/11/2010 08:26PM
Last Post by jgilmore

mcwire, makerbot mk4 and replicatorg

by Vittore
1,572 3 02/09/2010 07:06AM
Last Post by Vittore

Power supply question

by ksmith5135
1,249 12 02/07/2010 07:36AM
Last Post by nophead