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steps per mm for belt driven leadscrews

by Origamib
362 11 06/24/2016 05:21AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Z axis configuration

by hobbymods
368 12 06/14/2016 08:38AM
Last Post by yennhikorea

CleanTip Stainless Steel Nozzle

by Grinsaw
279 4 06/10/2016 05:15PM
Last Post by Grinsaw

ramps 1.4 Marlin Z axis problem sad smiley

by res2500
1,347 3 06/09/2016 04:43PM
Last Post by jarred321

Looking for 1.5x1.5m^2 heat bed

by st_ryder
156 2 06/09/2016 07:03AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Motors settings Attachments

by Ksama
520 4 06/03/2016 04:01PM
Last Post by stormbr

How smooth should the printer bed move?

by OneSprague
297 6 05/31/2016 01:41PM
Last Post by animoose

2 Color printing with out 2 heads.

by IOWOLF
290 7 05/31/2016 09:48AM
Last Post by IOWOLF

Another arrangement for a 3D printer from a plotter (Axidraw)

by lkcl
281 1 05/24/2016 10:19AM
Last Post by lkcl

Stepper with good torque/acceleration for a corexy?

by pieri70
611 6 05/23/2016 11:29PM
Last Post by pieri70

Accurate, heavy duty timing belt

by pugzor
435 5 05/23/2016 11:17AM
Last Post by cozmicray

X Motor position

by hagensieker
138 3 05/21/2016 03:38PM
Last Post by hagensieker

extruder won't run

by Jagtech
191 7 05/20/2016 03:41PM
Last Post by Jagtech

Noozle size and speed

by Tinchus
184 6 05/18/2016 12:13PM
Last Post by dc42

Y stepper or Extruder making music?

by friarfish
232 6 05/18/2016 07:01AM
Last Post by friarfish

High Resolution Extruder Help

by milner
779 26 05/15/2016 11:24AM
Last Post by VDX

Larger Bed (420x420) - Will this work? Attachments

by Bundybear1981
583 10 05/14/2016 02:39AM
Last Post by pugzor

Hydraulics...need help finding'm

by WalkerMaker
193 3 05/06/2016 08:23AM
Last Post by stephenrc

what's the current best engineering practice for stopping lead screw lateral travel?

by lkcl
592 21 05/05/2016 11:38AM
Last Post by JamesK

CoreXY+ idea / design review request

by lkcl
379 4 05/04/2016 09:55AM
Last Post by lkcl

Spectra line drive Attachments

by eslavko
271 3 04/29/2016 04:47AM
Last Post by eslavko

filament unrivaled off roll

by Jagtech
182 5 04/26/2016 05:21AM
Last Post by Jagtech

SINGLE SHEET frame vs BOX frame Attachments

by xdarko
320 2 04/24/2016 09:44PM
Last Post by eggman

push rods

by Delta32
293 5 04/09/2016 02:15PM
Last Post by dc42

usb cable for ramps 1.4

by Jagtech
307 7 04/08/2016 08:53AM
Last Post by Anonymous User

Drilling on heated bed Attachments

by Iason Giraud
275 2 04/05/2016 01:24AM
Last Post by Genie

"Practical" maximum size of cantilevered bed?

by The Mechanic
339 3 04/04/2016 09:59PM
Last Post by The Mechanic

Hot end ( nozzel) dragging across bed

by Jagtech
244 13 04/04/2016 12:38PM
Last Post by Jagtech

gt2 pully on leadscrew

by tenij000
231 2 04/04/2016 09:50AM
Last Post by george4657

How can I cut a lead screw in half?

by WalkerMaker
474 5 04/02/2016 05:23PM
Last Post by bdurbrow