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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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auto bed leveling

by MarK8
253 2 09/27/2016 09:57PM
Last Post by Paul Wanamaker

1 hotend 2 extruder

by elmek6
225 7 09/27/2016 03:43PM
Last Post by elmek6

Lead Screw usage for X and Y axes   (Pages: 1 2 3 4 5)

by tobben
5,116 123 09/22/2016 11:28PM
Last Post by tobben

Filament dia. problem

by paperfrom
137 2 09/22/2016 06:34AM
Last Post by DaGameFace

Way of making full color FDM Printing?

by strawmedia
589 9 09/20/2016 12:56PM
Last Post by paucus

dodgy lead screws?

by friarfish
208 4 09/15/2016 12:32AM
Last Post by friarfish

1mx1m hot plate?   (Pages: 1 ... 5 6 7)

by rowow
3,710 203 09/01/2016 03:48PM
Last Post by deaconfrost

Parts for a belt driven extruder in the UK?

by Pointy
975 26 08/25/2016 02:52PM
Last Post by Pointy

Remote Extruder using Speedometer Cable?

by FA-MAS
401 11 08/08/2016 10:48PM
Last Post by o_lampe

Z-axis movement problem

by ysflzrd
204 2 08/08/2016 06:29PM
Last Post by Trexation

Stepper motor z probe.

by F0xdude
215 3 08/05/2016 08:49AM
Last Post by F0xdude

System Cooling, 120mm vs 50mm radial

by SJMaybury
204 3 08/05/2016 06:48AM
Last Post by SJMaybury

Making X and Y axis perpendicular

by music99
322 9 08/01/2016 01:06PM
Last Post by dc42

Nyloc nuts everywhere?

by NathanaelXYZ
251 5 08/01/2016 07:33AM
Last Post by WZ9V

cannot get axis or extruders to move

by jonawald
148 3 07/31/2016 04:57PM
Last Post by jonawald

MGN12 from Alliexpress

by mgiaco
1,198 16 07/30/2016 12:42PM
Last Post by MatthewHall

1 of Z step motors looseing steps?

by Tinchus
153 5 07/30/2016 09:57AM
Last Post by Origamib

good source for non-captive linear steppers?

by unfold
3,002 14 07/27/2016 11:49PM
Last Post by jimjam

Ultimaker style kinematics with rolamites?

by RaoulDuke
308 6 07/24/2016 02:12PM
Last Post by RaoulDuke

CubeX original hotend with RAMPS Attachments

by wyatt.goettsch
629 4 07/23/2016 06:02PM
Last Post by Sam Torbert

What can be done about 3D printer noise?

by Trexation
589 8 07/23/2016 02:12PM
Last Post by Milton

Wear in linear guides

by the_digital_dentist
251 8 07/18/2016 06:15PM
Last Post by Koko76

Zyltech 'brand' stepper motors?

by Milton
289 3 07/13/2016 08:49PM
Last Post by Milton

ghosting/ringing after belt change?

by robvoi
199 4 07/13/2016 11:49AM
Last Post by robvoi

"Unnamed" plotter XY mechanism revisited Attachments

by lkcl
958 24 07/12/2016 08:28PM
Last Post by lkcl

Aluminium bed upgrade.

by Origamib
319 10 07/11/2016 12:19PM
Last Post by Origamib

10 lb Y Carriage - Geared Stepper Motor or Triple Stack Nema 17? Attachments

by Trexation
465 21 07/09/2016 04:16AM
Last Post by Trexation

Shorting stepper coils to dampen movement when powered off

by san_jose_rocks
250 4 07/08/2016 04:34PM
Last Post by lhartmann

Z bed cantilever

by MatthewHall
284 5 07/03/2016 11:45AM
Last Post by stephenrc

MGN12 missing balls

by o_lampe
404 10 07/02/2016 01:44AM
Last Post by o_lampe