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

by Trexation
396 21 07/09/2016 04:16AM
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Shorting stepper coils to dampen movement when powered off

by san_jose_rocks
231 4 07/08/2016 04:34PM
Last Post by lhartmann

Z bed cantilever

by MatthewHall
254 5 07/03/2016 11:45AM
Last Post by stephenrc

MGN12 missing balls

by o_lampe
335 10 07/02/2016 01:44AM
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Diamond Hotend thermal insulation sheet - alternatives

by zylantha
319 12 06/29/2016 03:44AM
Last Post by deckingman

Printing with solenoids help

by Lzntechnoz
165 1 06/28/2016 12:52PM
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z axis homing issue

by ashdavely
167 3 06/26/2016 02:44AM
Last Post by Dust

4 Z-Axis Steppers for a large build platform

by ShadowRam
1,482 8 06/25/2016 05:20AM
Last Post by rowow

steps per mm for belt driven leadscrews

by Origamib
218 11 06/24/2016 05:21AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Z axis configuration

by hobbymods
291 12 06/14/2016 08:38AM
Last Post by yennhikorea

CleanTip Stainless Steel Nozzle

by Grinsaw
241 4 06/10/2016 05:15PM
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ramps 1.4 Marlin Z axis problem sad smiley

by res2500
848 3 06/09/2016 04:43PM
Last Post by jarred321

Looking for 1.5x1.5m^2 heat bed

by st_ryder
134 2 06/09/2016 07:03AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Motors settings Attachments

by Ksama
415 4 06/03/2016 04:01PM
Last Post by stormbr

How smooth should the printer bed move?

by OneSprague
262 6 05/31/2016 01:41PM
Last Post by animoose

2 Color printing with out 2 heads.

243 7 05/31/2016 09:48AM
Last Post by IOWOLF

Another arrangement for a 3D printer from a plotter (Axidraw)

by lkcl
198 1 05/24/2016 10:19AM
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Stepper with good torque/acceleration for a corexy?

by pieri70
343 6 05/23/2016 11:29PM
Last Post by pieri70

Accurate, heavy duty timing belt

by pugzor
334 5 05/23/2016 11:17AM
Last Post by cozmicray

X Motor position

by hagensieker
120 3 05/21/2016 03:38PM
Last Post by hagensieker

extruder won't run

by Jagtech
151 7 05/20/2016 03:41PM
Last Post by Jagtech

Noozle size and speed

by Tinchus
154 6 05/18/2016 12:13PM
Last Post by dc42

Y stepper or Extruder making music?

by friarfish
199 6 05/18/2016 07:01AM
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High Resolution Extruder Help

by milner
693 26 05/15/2016 11:24AM
Last Post by VDX

Larger Bed (420x420) - Will this work? Attachments

by Bundybear1981
500 10 05/14/2016 02:39AM
Last Post by pugzor

Hydraulics...need help finding'm

by WalkerMaker
168 3 05/06/2016 08:23AM
Last Post by stephenrc

what's the current best engineering practice for stopping lead screw lateral travel?

by lkcl
430 21 05/05/2016 11:38AM
Last Post by JamesK

CoreXY+ idea / design review request

by lkcl
314 4 05/04/2016 09:55AM
Last Post by lkcl

Spectra line drive Attachments

by eslavko
215 3 04/29/2016 04:47AM
Last Post by eslavko

filament unrivaled off roll

by Jagtech
165 5 04/26/2016 05:21AM
Last Post by Jagtech