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Slight problem with the Cartesian Bot 1.06 files

by Wade
867 8 09/25/2009 12:27PM
Last Post by ErikDeBruijn

Z axis - ARRRRRR

by stephen george
959 12 09/21/2009 12:10PM
Last Post by letsburn00

Short thermal transitions extruder

by lcomtois
747 1 09/21/2009 09:02AM
Last Post by lcomtois

Fire Cement

by lcomtois
820 3 09/18/2009 04:57PM
Last Post by BodgeIt

Anyone used soapstone as heat barrier?

by joaz
704 2 09/16/2009 11:24AM
Last Post by VDX

A really cheap motor

by R.J. Bowman
1,018 3 09/14/2009 02:19PM
Last Post by R.J.Bowman

Extruder nozzles

by Grogyan
1,371 18 09/14/2009 05:38AM
Last Post by nophead

Art of thermistor tuning...?

by sam0737
858 9 09/11/2009 09:28AM
Last Post by nophead

"Perfect" heater design?

by sam0737
1,272 17 09/05/2009 07:22PM
Last Post by sam0737

PID tuning of the extruder motor

by sam0737
1,305 3 09/02/2009 09:29AM
Last Post by sam0737

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

by ErikDeBruijn
2,601 1 09/01/2009 02:07AM
Last Post by ErikDeBruijn

Mendel: Big plus for non-metric builders

by JohnWasser
869 1 08/29/2009 11:25AM
Last Post by JohnWasser

Extruder pdf drawings Attachments

by Bruce Wattendorf
2,582 4 08/28/2009 04:08AM
Last Post by GOPAL PATEL

getting pulleys off steppers

by Barney
705 3 08/27/2009 07:39AM
Last Post by BodgeIt

How to get Thermoplast Extruder Version 2.0 of the document?

by tuziluobo
809 1 08/25/2009 09:23AM
Last Post by tuziluobo

X and Y sliders using skate bearings

by BodgeIt
1,378 14 08/21/2009 05:08PM
Last Post by BodgeIt

Easy drill extruder bolt

by mimarob
790 3 08/12/2009 07:21PM
Last Post by freds

Making 20 Diagonal tie brackets & 4 anti vibration feet

by BodgeIt
800 1 08/09/2009 02:50AM
Last Post by BodgeIt

Nanotech st5709s1208 and other steppers maximum speed

by govind
1,154 7 08/07/2009 12:37AM
Last Post by govind

Which parts i need?

by Ivan
950 4 07/30/2009 12:59PM
Last Post by nophead

McWire 1.2 metric and resize questions

by Vittore
675 1 07/29/2009 10:53PM
Last Post by Vittore

Crazy idea for Milling using reprap.?

by BodgeIt
1,127 6 07/27/2009 12:59PM
Last Post by Forrest Higgs

Stepper motor questions

by Barney Hilken
827 3 07/25/2009 04:31AM
Last Post by Barney Hilken

Idea for solution to chicken and egg problem

by annodomini2
2,042 14 07/24/2009 12:16AM
Last Post by VDX

servos vs steppers

by John Meacham
3,547 13 07/17/2009 10:01PM
Last Post by Jason

Linear slides

by Annirak
2,311 8 07/16/2009 05:14PM
Last Post by fdavies

Anybody tried maglev?

by larsrc
1,039 5 07/15/2009 01:01AM
Last Post by VDX

Extruder Driver Attachments

by damonb
1,992 12 07/03/2009 01:47PM
Last Post by damonb

Easy to build linear stages Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by VDX
6,410 37 07/03/2009 04:34AM
Last Post by nophead

RepStrap Lego failure

by Grogyan
1,790 9 06/28/2009 03:24AM
Last Post by Grogyan