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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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using extruder signal to activate a switch?

by DesignSmurf
320 1 02/12/2014 11:48PM
Last Post by DesignSmurf

capture nut vs threaded part

by lpbug
580 5 02/10/2014 04:36PM
Last Post by NewPerfection

assist bowden with second small stepper

by Buback
751 14 02/10/2014 03:25PM
Last Post by JazzyB

Fazzstruder

by mikefazz
553 3 02/06/2014 12:34AM
Last Post by reeta

Endstop interrupt stop movements in any direction

by myasaee
359 3 02/01/2014 02:36PM
Last Post by VDX

GT2 wide pulley - Help

by Shanegt
281 2 01/31/2014 03:32PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

Toothed Gear Disaster!

by twicx
408 2 01/31/2014 03:31PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

Double Sized Mendel?

by CyberPatriot
2,229 8 01/27/2014 08:46PM
Last Post by nissin

Z axis with 1 stepper motor over belt

by bensch
910 8 01/26/2014 06:48AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Placement of Z-smooth and threaded rods?

by Ohmarinus
571 5 01/20/2014 12:01PM
Last Post by Buback

increase print resolution by increasing stepper resolution possible?

by mintlin
1,173 18 01/16/2014 09:00AM
Last Post by enricodare

Misumi open ended GBN Timing Belt for 2GT

by CJ_MM2
689 5 01/14/2014 11:09AM
Last Post by tjb1

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

by SamS
1,088 7 01/13/2014 09:06AM
Last Post by maker of things

Extruder Gear Pops Out - what other options are there?

by bryancostanich
550 5 01/07/2014 09:40AM
Last Post by bryancostanich

Direct Pinch Print Quality Question Attachments

by AlexCphoto
737 4 01/05/2014 09:34PM
Last Post by chngyian

4 Z-Axis Steppers for a large build platform

by ShadowRam
869 5 01/03/2014 03:14AM
Last Post by josmaukcc

Z Minimum distance

by AjaxOfTheRockies
336 2 01/01/2014 05:09PM
Last Post by waitaki

Heating Resisitor or Heating Wire

by ALO95
295 3 01/01/2014 04:56PM
Last Post by waitaki

Grub screw woes

by jamesd256
551 6 12/31/2013 03:47AM
Last Post by armia741

geard stepper z axis

by dissidence
358 2 12/30/2013 06:13PM
Last Post by Dale Dunn

X shift/slip Attachments

by jamesd256
336 2 12/16/2013 09:19AM
Last Post by bobc

Skewed print of gear wheel - other prints OK

by jamesd256
380 4 12/16/2013 01:16AM
Last Post by jamesd256

Threadless ballscrew for Y axis

by myk68
537 4 12/11/2013 09:49AM
Last Post by myk68

Can anyone helpconfused smiley Attachments

by JNZ
321 4 12/09/2013 06:53PM
Last Post by Dale Dunn

Need hep for Delta print head

by Jumperdome
838 5 12/09/2013 06:49PM
Last Post by Dale Dunn

Is this possible? Using a J-Head and a Budaschnozzle together?

by RickM
544 2 11/25/2013 07:38AM
Last Post by REPRAP SQUAD

My First Attempts Digging Into 3D Printing   (Pages: 1 2)

by Optimist
1,778 31 11/22/2013 09:42PM
Last Post by Antslake

Hot end fix or replace? Attachments

by Eh2406
679 5 11/11/2013 02:01PM
Last Post by Azrael_UK

Are there any all moving table printers?

by leadinglights
677 8 11/11/2013 01:15AM
Last Post by leadinglights

5/16 - 18 or 3/8 - 16 for z axis

by AVRkire
892 5 11/05/2013 12:26AM
Last Post by Traumflug