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My z lead screw has a wobble to it and it can't be replaced so is there a software fix for Sli3r?

by a4jp.com
925 12 01/21/2016 07:44PM
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Precision vs general-purpose ACME hardware question

by NathanaelXYZ
332 3 01/17/2016 06:14PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Threaded Rod vs Pitch

by mogey336
400 5 01/17/2016 01:14PM
Last Post by dintid

Why TWO motors for the Z axis ?

by Anonymous User
490 7 01/17/2016 01:00PM
Last Post by dintid

Reduce vibrations of Stepper

by MaikB85
312 7 01/08/2016 05:04PM
Last Post by MechaBits

Minimum steps per millimeter for the Z axissmiling bouncing smiley

by music99
314 3 01/05/2016 12:36PM
Last Post by music99

End stop type

by __bennie_
401 2 01/03/2016 12:01AM
Last Post by Dust

Innovative design

by snarii
717 2 12/31/2015 12:18PM
Last Post by epicepee

relays to take the load off the main board?

by Jagtech
342 4 12/24/2015 01:31AM
Last Post by David J

Direct Drive 1.75 mm -- Not Enough Torque?

by marikokur
846 8 12/20/2015 05:37AM
Last Post by dintid

I want: micro stepper motors for bed levelling

by gjt211
1,047 7 12/14/2015 03:26PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Adding XY closed-loop linear feedback Attachments

by 100ideas
533 1 12/10/2015 11:34PM
Last Post by 100ideas

Types of linear guides and mounting options

by Dalius98
1,817 19 12/08/2015 01:56PM
Last Post by J-Max

Mk7 Direct Drive to E3d V6 Groove Mount

by gamma1148
426 4 11/24/2015 12:00PM
Last Post by David J

Stepper motor loses steps when hot bed shuts down

by Tomu
330 7 11/18/2015 04:42AM
Last Post by Tomu

Bowden conversion

by Chrismolloy
1,023 9 11/14/2015 12:29PM
Last Post by J-Max

My printer is trying to go to far?

by PinGish
236 3 11/12/2015 02:42AM
Last Post by PinGish

Extruder for a first time user?

by Dalius98
385 3 11/07/2015 02:03PM
Last Post by Dalius98

need help to make pulley reduction

by aliaj00
259 10 11/06/2015 02:22AM
Last Post by aliaj00

Linear Bearings for 15mm rods

by ninthbit
426 10 11/04/2015 03:04PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Cable Length for Z Axis Steepers

by Stormbringer
195 3 11/04/2015 06:29AM
Last Post by Stormbringer

NEMA x axis vibrating sad smiley

by eraki
532 5 11/01/2015 08:09AM
Last Post by nophead

Small scale flying gantry?

by gmh39
591 4 10/23/2015 05:59AM
Last Post by gmh39

Which linear slide for a table

by Ray01
317 4 10/16/2015 05:14PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Bearing friction torque

by cristian
402 4 10/16/2015 11:58AM
Last Post by cristian

Mounting square linear bearing/guide on 4040 aluminum extrution

by bonmotwang
686 7 10/09/2015 05:22PM
Last Post by 691175002

X carriage plans for dual extruder.

by marceloarguello700
300 1 10/09/2015 01:59PM
Last Post by marceloarguello700

X motor making grinding noise

by igel
385 3 10/02/2015 07:48AM
Last Post by igel

First time buying stepper motors: enough torque? [Question] Attachments

by gomme600
1,033 11 10/02/2015 03:42AM
Last Post by krakadu

Help Needed - End of My Tether With Heated Bed

by xelad
397 8 10/01/2015 03:55AM
Last Post by xelad