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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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First printer build

by melb_maker
1,153 27 12/27/2016 01:29PM
Last Post by dc42

steppers just run lkie up agaist endstops Attachments

by Jagtech
513 3 12/10/2016 04:06AM
Last Post by Jagtech

Erratic stepper motor behaviour

by scratchbuild52@gmail.com
358 2 12/07/2016 07:40PM
Last Post by scratchbuild52@gmail.com

Exploring linear rail options Attachments

by FA-MAS
1,347 8 12/07/2016 09:29AM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Fix for Skipping Steps

by trampas
1,701 7 12/02/2016 06:21PM
Last Post by mohamadsanati

Bed stationary

by MatthewHall
377 2 12/02/2016 06:24AM
Last Post by Srek

E3D bowden hotend - slow extact - extruder motor skips

by DeXTeR323i
638 7 11/28/2016 02:08PM
Last Post by DeXTeR323i

Extruders compatibility

by fucho
843 6 11/22/2016 11:51PM
Last Post by maxprints

2000mm Closed belt

by hobbymods
717 7 11/22/2016 10:28AM
Last Post by Paul Wanamaker

E3D Titan vs Bulldog XL

by mmedas
1,103 5 11/19/2016 04:14AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

help choosing stepper motors for H-bot

by claustro
394 2 11/12/2016 03:55AM
Last Post by dc42

Driving Two Leadscrews With One Stepper Using a Belt Attachments

by Garry Bartsch
1,148 29 11/07/2016 03:13PM
Last Post by Garry Bartsch

High Temperature Bearings

by Waka
329 6 11/07/2016 09:36AM
Last Post by Waka

Graphite impregnated bronze bushings vs LM8UU

by AndrewBCN
2,012 8 11/03/2016 08:57AM
Last Post by robie2284

New Inverted (Grounded) Delta Design

by Apsu
478 1 10/26/2016 11:14PM
Last Post by Apsu

Linear Guide Rail - Support needed?

by makerparts
458 2 10/26/2016 12:55PM
Last Post by JamesK

X axis movement problem

by Innovator
215 4 10/24/2016 06:36PM
Last Post by Dust

P3Steel v2.0 Frame .stl

by lahn14
387 2 10/11/2016 04:13AM
Last Post by Dust

Stepper resolution vs ball screw accuracy.confused smiley

by n8bot
718 6 10/10/2016 02:20AM
Last Post by Origamib

Strange hot end design flaw

by JanJans
531 13 10/09/2016 01:35AM
Last Post by MechaBits

Wie schlie├če ich ein PC Netzteil an meinem Prusa i3 Hephestos an?

by La181
248 2 10/08/2016 11:23PM
Last Post by o_lampe

Hybrid 3D/PTFE printed LM8UU &LM8LUU

by Antscran
554 3 10/06/2016 07:49AM
Last Post by DaGameFace

Geared or mk9 extruders for "Das Monster"

by KING2882000
329 4 10/05/2016 10:45PM
Last Post by KING2882000

Convert Pursa i3 to perspex cutter

by imk
323 3 10/05/2016 12:34AM
Last Post by Anonymous User

Pulley Spacers

by hobbymods
483 7 09/29/2016 08:20PM
Last Post by leochinese

Prints not Centered after AutoLevel Attachments

by crumb4life
277 1 09/29/2016 10:58AM
Last Post by crumb4life

Sonic welding type heating of filament AND previous print layer?

by Milton
274 7 09/28/2016 11:59PM
Last Post by VDX

Will Linear Rails and Blocks Fail Quickly?

by Garry Bartsch
418 7 09/28/2016 09:56AM
Last Post by Garry Bartsch

auto bed leveling

by MarK8
391 2 09/27/2016 09:57PM
Last Post by Paul Wanamaker

1 hotend 2 extruder

by elmek6
353 7 09/27/2016 03:43PM
Last Post by elmek6