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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Placement of Z-smooth and threaded rods?

by Ohmarinus
562 5 01/20/2014 12:01PM
Last Post by Buback

increase print resolution by increasing stepper resolution possible?

by mintlin
1,133 18 01/16/2014 09:00AM
Last Post by enricodare

Misumi open ended GBN Timing Belt for 2GT

by CJ_MM2
673 5 01/14/2014 11:09AM
Last Post by tjb1

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

by SamS
1,076 7 01/13/2014 09:06AM
Last Post by maker of things

Extruder Gear Pops Out - what other options are there?

by bryancostanich
538 5 01/07/2014 09:40AM
Last Post by bryancostanich

Direct Pinch Print Quality Question Attachments

by AlexCphoto
726 4 01/05/2014 09:34PM
Last Post by chngyian

4 Z-Axis Steppers for a large build platform

by ShadowRam
849 5 01/03/2014 03:14AM
Last Post by josmaukcc

Z Minimum distance

by AjaxOfTheRockies
332 2 01/01/2014 05:09PM
Last Post by waitaki

Heating Resisitor or Heating Wire

by ALO95
290 3 01/01/2014 04:56PM
Last Post by waitaki

Grub screw woes

by jamesd256
540 6 12/31/2013 03:47AM
Last Post by armia741

geard stepper z axis

by dissidence
351 2 12/30/2013 06:13PM
Last Post by Dale Dunn

X shift/slip Attachments

by jamesd256
330 2 12/16/2013 09:19AM
Last Post by bobc

Skewed print of gear wheel - other prints OK

by jamesd256
375 4 12/16/2013 01:16AM
Last Post by jamesd256

Threadless ballscrew for Y axis

by myk68
528 4 12/11/2013 09:49AM
Last Post by myk68

Can anyone helpconfused smiley Attachments

by JNZ
314 4 12/09/2013 06:53PM
Last Post by Dale Dunn

Need hep for Delta print head

by Jumperdome
818 5 12/09/2013 06:49PM
Last Post by Dale Dunn

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

by RickM
536 2 11/25/2013 07:38AM

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

by Optimist
1,765 31 11/22/2013 09:42PM
Last Post by Antslake

Hot end fix or replace? Attachments

by Eh2406
667 5 11/11/2013 02:01PM
Last Post by Azrael_UK

Are there any all moving table printers?

by leadinglights
670 8 11/11/2013 01:15AM
Last Post by leadinglights

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

by AVRkire
886 5 11/05/2013 12:26AM
Last Post by Traumflug

Using threaded rods for x and y axiz

by teatime68
2,389 7 10/30/2013 07:23PM
Last Post by gwandad

Independent X-carriages for improved dual extrusion

by buildrob
1,697 10 10/27/2013 04:33AM
Last Post by buildrob

Lubricant used on SCSXXUU line of bearings.

by matthew798
294 2 10/26/2013 02:35AM
Last Post by Anonymous User

Anyone know about Cams?

by Coherent
595 9 10/20/2013 03:23PM
Last Post by A2

attaching threaded rod to idler bearing ?

by AVRkire
1,134 6 10/20/2013 12:15AM
Last Post by Metalmann

Precision Movement at a Distance

by Wissing
1,275 15 10/18/2013 04:05AM
Last Post by Annirak

Checking on type of gear

by evan_calgary
255 5 10/14/2013 12:53PM
Last Post by evan_calgary

Smooth rod straightness requirement, how straight ?

by Farmer
657 4 10/13/2013 08:42AM
Last Post by Metalmann

Z axis belt drive problem Attachments

by Sazabi
751 2 10/12/2013 06:16PM
Last Post by pjoyce42