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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Bed loosing temperature

by DOYT
552 3 04/10/2017 08:56AM
Last Post by DOYT

Passive GT3 pulleys

by fma
838 22 04/07/2017 05:31AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

No DIN Rail Printers?

by tgit23
744 4 03/15/2017 02:00PM
Last Post by scottybfg

Planning to make a dual filament feeder with only one stepper, software?cool smiley

by OlaA
555 3 03/15/2017 05:55AM
Last Post by OlaA

Usage of closed loop servo motors

by Svensson
600 4 03/11/2017 07:11AM
Last Post by dc42

First time build 3D printer

by stevenkw1
656 6 03/06/2017 02:36PM
Last Post by cozmicray

Better PEI build surface

by pdtechBigBot
1,050 9 03/01/2017 10:00AM
Last Post by pdtechBigBot

Simpler Design Idea for Delta Printers

by tgit23
1,188 13 02/19/2017 04:46PM
Last Post by tgit23

Auto bed level issue

by pbrinton
672 1 02/08/2017 03:29PM
Last Post by pbrinton

Time of flight sensor for Z probe?

by egenjohn
688 4 02/05/2017 01:22AM
Last Post by dc42

Extruder motor acting weird when hotend is on.

by TERMINAL
534 1 01/31/2017 03:01PM
Last Post by TERMINAL

Troubles with the second extruder

by Elstak
492 3 01/29/2017 06:59AM
Last Post by Elstak

Choosing Pulleys

by FA-MAS
773 5 01/21/2017 07:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

ptfe aging

by friarfish
579 8 01/21/2017 07:00AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Auto Reversing Rod

by eatumup
564 3 01/19/2017 10:41AM
Last Post by eatumup

New Z-Probe uses Load Cell Attachments

by palmerr23
1,176 12 01/12/2017 04:11PM
Last Post by John Meacham

Gear design issue

by Adampeirce88
640 4 01/06/2017 11:34AM
Last Post by Adampeirce88

First printer build

by melb_maker
1,128 27 12/27/2016 01:29PM
Last Post by dc42

steppers just run lkie up agaist endstops Attachments

by Jagtech
486 3 12/10/2016 04:06AM
Last Post by Jagtech

Erratic stepper motor behaviour

by scratchbuild52@gmail.com
327 2 12/07/2016 07:40PM
Last Post by scratchbuild52@gmail.com

Exploring linear rail options Attachments

by FA-MAS
1,264 8 12/07/2016 09:29AM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Fix for Skipping Steps

by trampas
1,133 7 12/02/2016 06:21PM
Last Post by mohamadsanati

Bed stationary

by MatthewHall
348 2 12/02/2016 06:24AM
Last Post by Srek

E3D bowden hotend - slow extact - extruder motor skips

by DeXTeR323i
556 7 11/28/2016 02:08PM
Last Post by DeXTeR323i

Extruders compatibility

by fucho
794 6 11/22/2016 11:51PM
Last Post by maxprints

2000mm Closed belt

by hobbymods
678 7 11/22/2016 10:28AM
Last Post by Paul Wanamaker

E3D Titan vs Bulldog XL

by mmedas
967 5 11/19/2016 04:14AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

help choosing stepper motors for H-bot

by claustro
375 2 11/12/2016 03:55AM
Last Post by dc42

Driving Two Leadscrews With One Stepper Using a Belt Attachments

by Garry Bartsch
983 29 11/07/2016 03:13PM
Last Post by Garry Bartsch

High Temperature Bearings

by Waka
310 6 11/07/2016 09:36AM
Last Post by Waka