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Best Value for SR20 Size Guide Rail

by makerparts
180 4 03/14/2016 06:19PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Another question about H-Bot vs CoreXY

by MrDoctorDIV
4,345 6 03/14/2016 01:13PM
Last Post by WalkerMaker

First printer build

by melb_maker
293 11 03/13/2016 07:04PM
Last Post by melb_maker

New Z-Probe uses Load Cell Attachments

by palmerr23
560 9 03/13/2016 05:00PM
Last Post by palmerr23

mosfet bad ?

by Jagtech
88 2 03/12/2016 10:15PM
Last Post by Dust

sad smileyExtruder Keeps jamming

by WClampitt1
138 6 03/11/2016 02:51PM
Last Post by WClampitt1

Z axis - screw opposite linear support?

by rmlrn
186 5 03/11/2016 10:47AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Toy

by the_digital_dentist
147 5 03/08/2016 04:16AM
Last Post by MechaBits

Which bed should i purchase for print under 100 microns ?

by conG
232 13 03/06/2016 06:07AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Rail Support required

by makerparts
166 4 03/05/2016 07:50AM
Last Post by MKSA

What are the pros/cons of the various Z-Bed solutions?

by Draghi
613 14 03/05/2016 05:43AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

play in lead nut

by rmlrn
91 2 03/04/2016 04:20AM
Last Post by MKSA

Closed loop vs. stepper motors -advice sought

by jappiemike
802 24 03/04/2016 02:01AM
Last Post by dc42

Anyone Have a Moons Stepper Motor 17HD4063-01N datasheet?

by kidnamedtony
157 2 03/03/2016 04:06AM
Last Post by MKSA

Hybrid Polar-2d Delta Geometry - New design? Attachments

by jongscx
168 8 03/03/2016 12:45AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Small Nema17 for extruder/feeder?

by RichterK
162 4 03/02/2016 09:56AM
Last Post by dc42

Custom Z axis threaded rod + nut

by paperfrom
171 2 03/02/2016 06:48AM
Last Post by DaGameFace

ramps 1.4 Marlin Z axis problem sad smiley

by res2500
400 2 03/01/2016 06:05AM
Last Post by DaGameFace

Weird pulley pitch

by misan
270 5 02/27/2016 04:47AM
Last Post by misan

Cast Tooling Plate Print Bed Flatness

by the_digital_dentist
628 15 02/26/2016 04:29AM
Last Post by MechaBits

Experience with Fushi LM8UU linear bearings

by wouterheer
150 1 02/15/2016 11:18PM
Last Post by wouterheer

New 8mm Lead Screws not keeping x axis level Attachments

by grtbaldini
206 4 02/14/2016 07:41AM
Last Post by grtbaldini

New Design 3d Printer

by MatthewHall
538 3 02/08/2016 05:05PM
Last Post by MatthewHall

Axis Bar

by Suggy
244 6 02/01/2016 08:00AM
Last Post by Suggy

Bodwen extruder problem Attachments

by Yoko
351 5 01/26/2016 02:12PM
Last Post by a4jp.com

Set screw/lock screw on thread or between it? Attachments

by a4jp.com
201 6 01/25/2016 12:30PM
Last Post by a4jp.com

My z lead screw has a wobble to it and it can't be replaced so is there a software fix for Sli3r?

by a4jp.com
838 12 01/21/2016 07:44PM
Last Post by a4jp.com

Precision vs general-purpose ACME hardware question

by NathanaelXYZ
300 3 01/17/2016 06:14PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Threaded Rod vs Pitch

by mogey336
329 5 01/17/2016 01:14PM
Last Post by dintid

Why TWO motors for the Z axis ?

by MKSA
413 7 01/17/2016 01:00PM
Last Post by dintid