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Wear in linear guides

by the_digital_dentist
364 8 07/18/2016 06:15PM
Last Post by Koko76

Zyltech 'brand' stepper motors?

by Milton
497 3 07/13/2016 08:49PM
Last Post by Milton

ghosting/ringing after belt change?

by robvoi
305 4 07/13/2016 11:49AM
Last Post by robvoi

"Unnamed" plotter XY mechanism revisited Attachments

by lkcl
1,342 24 07/12/2016 08:28PM
Last Post by lkcl

Aluminium bed upgrade.

by Origamib
430 10 07/11/2016 12:19PM
Last Post by Origamib

10 lb Y Carriage - Geared Stepper Motor or Triple Stack Nema 17? Attachments

by Trexation
722 21 07/09/2016 04:16AM
Last Post by Trexation

Shorting stepper coils to dampen movement when powered off

by san_jose_rocks
333 4 07/08/2016 04:34PM
Last Post by lhartmann

Z bed cantilever

by MatthewHall
392 5 07/03/2016 11:45AM
Last Post by stephenrc

MGN12 missing balls

by o_lampe
753 10 07/02/2016 01:44AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Printing with solenoids help

by Lzntechnoz
286 1 06/28/2016 12:52PM
Last Post by Lzntechnoz

z axis homing issue

by ashdavely
331 3 06/26/2016 02:44AM
Last Post by Dust

4 Z-Axis Steppers for a large build platform

by ShadowRam
1,841 8 06/25/2016 05:20AM
Last Post by rowow

steps per mm for belt driven leadscrews

by Origamib
690 11 06/24/2016 05:21AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Z axis configuration

by hobbymods
461 12 06/14/2016 08:38AM
Last Post by yennhikorea

CleanTip Stainless Steel Nozzle

by Grinsaw
349 4 06/10/2016 05:15PM
Last Post by Grinsaw

ramps 1.4 Marlin Z axis problem sad smiley

by res2500
1,887 3 06/09/2016 04:43PM
Last Post by jarred321

Looking for 1.5x1.5m^2 heat bed

by st_ryder
204 2 06/09/2016 07:03AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Motors settings Attachments

by Ksama
638 4 06/03/2016 04:01PM
Last Post by stormbr

How smooth should the printer bed move?

by OneSprague
358 6 05/31/2016 01:41PM
Last Post by animoose

2 Color printing with out 2 heads.

by IOWOLF
354 7 05/31/2016 09:48AM
Last Post by IOWOLF

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

by lkcl
385 1 05/24/2016 10:19AM
Last Post by lkcl

Stepper with good torque/acceleration for a corexy?

by pieri70
867 6 05/23/2016 11:29PM
Last Post by pieri70

Accurate, heavy duty timing belt

by pugzor
534 5 05/23/2016 11:17AM
Last Post by cozmicray

X Motor position

by hagensieker
185 3 05/21/2016 03:38PM
Last Post by hagensieker

extruder won't run

by Jagtech
249 7 05/20/2016 03:41PM
Last Post by Jagtech

Noozle size and speed

by Tinchus
241 6 05/18/2016 12:13PM
Last Post by dc42

Y stepper or Extruder making music?

by friarfish
294 6 05/18/2016 07:01AM
Last Post by friarfish

High Resolution Extruder Help

by milner
870 26 05/15/2016 11:24AM
Last Post by VDX

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

by Bundybear1981
669 10 05/14/2016 02:39AM
Last Post by pugzor

Hydraulics...need help finding'm

by WalkerMaker
248 3 05/06/2016 08:23AM
Last Post by stephenrc