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Simpler Design Idea for Delta Printers

by tgit23
1,105 13 02/19/2017 04:46PM
Last Post by tgit23

Auto bed level issue

by pbrinton
658 1 02/08/2017 03:29PM
Last Post by pbrinton

Time of flight sensor for Z probe?

by egenjohn
674 4 02/05/2017 01:22AM
Last Post by dc42

Extruder motor acting weird when hotend is on.

by TERMINAL
518 1 01/31/2017 03:01PM
Last Post by TERMINAL

Troubles with the second extruder

by Elstak
483 3 01/29/2017 06:59AM
Last Post by Elstak

Choosing Pulleys

by FA-MAS
749 5 01/21/2017 07:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

ptfe aging

by friarfish
566 8 01/21/2017 07:00AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Auto Reversing Rod

by eatumup
548 3 01/19/2017 10:41AM
Last Post by eatumup

New Z-Probe uses Load Cell Attachments

by palmerr23
1,151 12 01/12/2017 04:11PM
Last Post by John Meacham

Gear design issue

by Adampeirce88
627 4 01/06/2017 11:34AM
Last Post by Adampeirce88

First printer build

by melb_maker
1,104 27 12/27/2016 01:29PM
Last Post by dc42

steppers just run lkie up agaist endstops Attachments

by Jagtech
466 3 12/10/2016 04:06AM
Last Post by Jagtech

Erratic stepper motor behaviour

by scratchbuild52@gmail.com
304 2 12/07/2016 07:40PM
Last Post by scratchbuild52@gmail.com

Exploring linear rail options Attachments

by FA-MAS
1,200 8 12/07/2016 09:29AM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Fix for Skipping Steps

by trampas
818 7 12/02/2016 06:21PM
Last Post by mohamadsanati

Bed stationary

by MatthewHall
331 2 12/02/2016 06:24AM
Last Post by Srek

E3D bowden hotend - slow extact - extruder motor skips

by DeXTeR323i
509 7 11/28/2016 02:08PM
Last Post by DeXTeR323i

Extruders compatibility

by fucho
755 6 11/22/2016 11:51PM
Last Post by maxprints

2000mm Closed belt

by hobbymods
630 7 11/22/2016 10:28AM
Last Post by Paul Wanamaker

E3D Titan vs Bulldog XL

by mmedas
866 5 11/19/2016 04:14AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

help choosing stepper motors for H-bot

by claustro
357 2 11/12/2016 03:55AM
Last Post by dc42

Driving Two Leadscrews With One Stepper Using a Belt Attachments

by Garry Bartsch
903 29 11/07/2016 03:13PM
Last Post by Garry Bartsch

High Temperature Bearings

by Waka
295 6 11/07/2016 09:36AM
Last Post by Waka

Graphite impregnated bronze bushings vs LM8UU

by AndrewBCN
1,859 8 11/03/2016 08:57AM
Last Post by robie2284

New Inverted (Grounded) Delta Design

by Apsu
426 1 10/26/2016 11:14PM
Last Post by Apsu

Linear Guide Rail - Support needed?

by makerparts
395 2 10/26/2016 12:55PM
Last Post by JamesK

X axis movement problem

by Innovator
195 4 10/24/2016 06:36PM
Last Post by Dust

P3Steel v2.0 Frame .stl

by lahn14
339 2 10/11/2016 04:13AM
Last Post by Dust

Stepper resolution vs ball screw accuracy.confused smiley

by n8bot
574 6 10/10/2016 02:20AM
Last Post by Origamib

Strange hot end design flaw

by JanJans
487 13 10/09/2016 01:35AM
Last Post by MechaBits