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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Extruder skipping steps

by CounterSkil
327 3 05/14/2017 02:00PM
Last Post by frankvdh

new print surface LokBuild

by GrillSgt
1,843 13 05/08/2017 04:55AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Proximity sensor changes accuracy over just a couple of days

by ltomov
283 3 05/05/2017 12:28PM
Last Post by ltomov

echo to long extrusion prevented ( I am back)

by Jagtech
388 4 05/01/2017 10:44AM
Last Post by Jagtech

echo to long extrusion prevented

by Jagtech
627 28 04/28/2017 06:54AM
Last Post by Jagtech

Motherboard change on Leapfrog creatr hs

by tyros
1,047 9 04/23/2017 12:23AM
Last Post by RudydG

I have designed an application-specific, zero-backlash gears system. RFC ...

by realthor
714 11 04/21/2017 01:44PM
Last Post by realthor

Looking for conical spring

by RickRap
631 4 04/20/2017 12:14PM
Last Post by RickRap

Father Son Project

by Johnjayjameson
744 9 04/20/2017 10:15AM
Last Post by alex.me

threaded rod steps.

by rohit939
530 7 04/20/2017 09:51AM
Last Post by alex.me

High Temperature 3D Printer

by peb90
1,069 4 04/12/2017 08:33AM
Last Post by Robotbeat

how to fix it filament disable???????

by stevenkw1
698 2 04/11/2017 10:24PM
Last Post by Ericlkelly

Delta steps per mm - how to calculate?

by usslindstrom
1,373 7 04/11/2017 12:42AM
Last Post by usslindstrom

Bed loosing temperature

by DOYT
565 3 04/10/2017 08:56AM
Last Post by DOYT

Passive GT3 pulleys

by fma
915 22 04/07/2017 05:31AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

No DIN Rail Printers?

by tgit23
779 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
569 3 03/15/2017 05:55AM
Last Post by OlaA

Usage of closed loop servo motors

by Svensson
619 4 03/11/2017 07:11AM
Last Post by dc42

First time build 3D printer

by stevenkw1
682 6 03/06/2017 02:36PM
Last Post by cozmicray

Better PEI build surface

by pdtechBigBot
1,116 9 03/01/2017 10:00AM
Last Post by pdtechBigBot

Simpler Design Idea for Delta Printers

by tgit23
1,298 13 02/19/2017 04:46PM
Last Post by tgit23

Auto bed level issue

by pbrinton
696 1 02/08/2017 03:29PM
Last Post by pbrinton

Time of flight sensor for Z probe?

by egenjohn
711 4 02/05/2017 01:22AM
Last Post by dc42

Extruder motor acting weird when hotend is on.

by TERMINAL
554 1 01/31/2017 03:01PM
Last Post by TERMINAL

Troubles with the second extruder

by Elstak
507 3 01/29/2017 06:59AM
Last Post by Elstak

Choosing Pulleys

by FA-MAS
806 5 01/21/2017 07:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

ptfe aging

by friarfish
599 8 01/21/2017 07:00AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Auto Reversing Rod

by eatumup
580 3 01/19/2017 10:41AM
Last Post by eatumup

New Z-Probe uses Load Cell Attachments

by palmerr23
1,214 12 01/12/2017 04:11PM
Last Post by John Meacham

Gear design issue

by Adampeirce88
661 4 01/06/2017 11:34AM
Last Post by Adampeirce88