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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Twisted String Actuators

by mofosyne
524 2 01/18/2015 07:11AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Beads rather than belts?

by RussNelson
1,517 11 01/14/2015 10:31AM
Last Post by VDX

Mounting E3D V6 hot end on BullDog XL extruder

by the_digital_dentist
851 1 01/07/2015 11:32AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Vibration/noise problem

by the_digital_dentist
1,528 23 01/05/2015 07:37PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

BullDog XL Extruder dimensions

by the_digital_dentist
921 4 12/31/2014 11:12AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

stepper motor noise

by clogs51
396 2 12/31/2014 02:03AM
Last Post by waitaki

Best Z axis coupler?

by plankton
1,543 7 12/30/2014 06:48PM
Last Post by Kingshouse

Ammissible deflection in 3d printing

by Yaro
693 4 12/30/2014 02:56PM
Last Post by 691175002

Mounting Gt2 belts- Vertical or Horizontal?

by AlekM
409 2 12/28/2014 02:08PM
Last Post by alan richard

Optimum Z axis steps/mm

by Kingshouse
635 3 12/25/2014 12:47PM
Last Post by Kingshouse

Fixed/Mobile choice in X,Y,Z axis and in Extruder configuration?

by erosnicolau
1,009 11 12/20/2014 10:38AM
Last Post by cozmicray

Bearing problem

by calogerom
458 6 12/17/2014 12:52PM
Last Post by cdru

Stepper Motor Wiring Connection

by abish.r01@gmail.com
523 3 12/17/2014 06:47AM
Last Post by cdru

hotend - no ptfe -

by jicer
486 6 12/17/2014 12:18AM
Last Post by jicer

GT2 Belts and Pulleys teeth count?

by Phizinza
3,490 7 12/12/2014 08:58AM
Last Post by nicksears

Interesting belt drive concept

by ttsalo
2,497 11 12/10/2014 02:39PM
Last Post by tm america

3 axis design Attachments

by johnrpm
2,316 6 12/04/2014 10:54AM
Last Post by tm america

Belt slipping probability

by Yaro
358 2 12/01/2014 10:25AM
Last Post by cdru

Design questions

by Hexag
589 11 12/01/2014 06:05AM
Last Post by gmh39

Need help with stepper motor and RAMPS 1.4 Attachments

by Mario Munoz
891 5 11/27/2014 08:42PM
Last Post by cozmicray

Z Axis Bed - Marlin Firmware Configuration??

by danandmary
468 2 11/23/2014 03:07AM
Last Post by danandmary

Flexible drive shaft as bowden alternative?

by zachnfine
2,489 7 11/20/2014 11:06AM
Last Post by Feign

Gear Ratio & Design

by Plasteroid
706 4 11/06/2014 08:25AM
Last Post by dclarkm

Where to find spade/crimp/push on connectors for the limit switches?

by scubaguy
1,005 6 11/06/2014 07:56AM
Last Post by dc42

my dApA geared compact extruder Attachments

by enricodare
700 4 11/02/2014 09:46PM
Last Post by Radioman

Difference between GT2 and HTD belts

by Yaro
956 4 10/28/2014 10:18PM
Last Post by basicbest

Homemade vibration damper for stepper motor

by janpenguin
1,234 5 10/27/2014 06:57AM
Last Post by cdru

auto bed compensation via end-stop-wired bed mounts

by ei8htohms
775 5 10/22/2014 01:05PM
Last Post by ei8htohms

Herringbone Gear Newbie and Helical Angle (Solved)

by Plasteroid
591 1 10/21/2014 06:04AM
Last Post by Plasteroid

Free Parts Library Attachments

by elwood127
624 3 10/20/2014 10:30PM
Last Post by elwood127