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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Magma Hot End assembly problems Attachments

by BlaiddDrwg
609 4 03/22/2014 11:52PM
Last Post by vitaminrad

New light extruder concept out of bolt   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by erylon
4,920 64 03/22/2014 06:17AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

i3 rework x-carriage for lmE8uu bearings

by luismanson
431 5 03/19/2014 02:38PM
Last Post by luismanson

Rods for i3

by Capinho
257 3 03/18/2014 06:43AM
Last Post by BoByS

Timing belt gear with 10mm hole in it

by stefan787
491 5 03/09/2014 05:07PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Use pulley as idler

by DennyCrane
1,417 11 02/27/2014 08:56PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Z- Axis Designing & Changing the Orientation

by pingnagan
598 11 02/27/2014 12:03PM
Last Post by pingnagan

Do you need a 2-nut & spring anti backlash arrangement on a vertical leadscrew? Attachments

by amrbekhit
629 4 02/24/2014 12:54PM
Last Post by Metalmann

Mendel90 variant - help request!

by DMTDisaster
499 8 02/22/2014 06:06AM
Last Post by DMTDisaster

Gear dimensions, please?

by jtoombs
506 3 02/20/2014 05:02PM
Last Post by jtoombs

J head clone issues

by thefuzzbl
664 3 02/16/2014 07:12PM
Last Post by ekaggrat

Compact printer ideas?

by n.glasson
875 8 02/13/2014 09:42PM
Last Post by Bill Clark

Dual Extrusion Problem

by Eistee
339 3 02/13/2014 10:12AM
Last Post by Eistee

using extruder signal to activate a switch?

by DesignSmurf
325 1 02/12/2014 11:48PM
Last Post by DesignSmurf

capture nut vs threaded part

by lpbug
592 5 02/10/2014 04:36PM
Last Post by NewPerfection

assist bowden with second small stepper

by Buback
760 14 02/10/2014 03:25PM
Last Post by JazzyB


by mikefazz
556 3 02/06/2014 12:34AM
Last Post by reeta

Endstop interrupt stop movements in any direction

by myasaee
367 3 02/01/2014 02:36PM
Last Post by VDX

GT2 wide pulley - Help

by Shanegt
286 2 01/31/2014 03:32PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

Toothed Gear Disaster!

by twicx
414 2 01/31/2014 03:31PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

Double Sized Mendel?

by CyberPatriot
2,245 8 01/27/2014 08:46PM
Last Post by nissin

Z axis with 1 stepper motor over belt

by bensch
951 8 01/26/2014 06:48AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Placement of Z-smooth and threaded rods?

by Ohmarinus
590 5 01/20/2014 12:01PM
Last Post by Buback

increase print resolution by increasing stepper resolution possible?

by mintlin
1,232 18 01/16/2014 09:00AM
Last Post by enricodare

Misumi open ended GBN Timing Belt for 2GT

by CJ_MM2
711 5 01/14/2014 11:09AM
Last Post by tjb1

Direct drive.....Y axis. No belts. Am I crazy? Attachments

by SamS
1,105 7 01/13/2014 09:06AM
Last Post by maker of things

Extruder Gear Pops Out - what other options are there?

by bryancostanich
561 5 01/07/2014 09:40AM
Last Post by bryancostanich

Direct Pinch Print Quality Question Attachments

by AlexCphoto
760 4 01/05/2014 09:34PM
Last Post by chngyian

4 Z-Axis Steppers for a large build platform

by ShadowRam
884 5 01/03/2014 03:14AM
Last Post by josmaukcc

Z Minimum distance

by AjaxOfTheRockies
341 2 01/01/2014 05:09PM
Last Post by waitaki