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2 motors vs 1 motor and rod on X-axis? Attachments

by Ohmarinus
419 3 02/12/2021 02:26PM
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90 Gram Extruder Stepper Attachments

by ChrisT88
2,247 6 02/11/2021 07:50PM
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Sources of 8mm smooth rods ?

by softfoot
291 3 02/07/2021 04:00PM
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How the printer knows the dimensions of the frame or build plate ?

by EzyMan
1,468 7 01/29/2021 12:48AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Are reprapped "vitamins" reliable enough?

by Zenfunk
353 2 01/19/2021 02:41AM
Last Post by VDX

Cantilevered dual wire gantry Attachments

by ruyvieira
2,543 11 12/17/2020 05:28AM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

New diy printer, help choosing mechanical design

by pietchaki
1,445 10 11/21/2020 02:05AM
Last Post by Phearl3ss1

polymer used in automobile

by xjokxx
737 2 10/24/2020 04:14PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

Brake vs. shorting stepper coils Attachments

by Schild0r
829 15 10/22/2020 09:21AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Belt size: what should I choose?

by Regicide
808 4 10/17/2020 10:00AM
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Large machine with light X-carriage - Which motion system? Attachments

by Ohmarinus
1,113 9 10/04/2020 09:52AM
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re-use auto flywheels for a polar printer?

by gipetto
720 3 10/03/2020 04:18PM
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MKS Gen L V1.0 - DRV8825

by EzyMan
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Extrusion thickness 2040 vs 3030 Attachments

by Ohmarinus
1,441 7 09/28/2020 02:14PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Hbot torque vs corexy

by Tinchus
1,105 6 09/08/2020 10:08AM
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What is the name of this cartesian / hbot hybrid kinematics?

by mcdanlj
1,325 6 08/30/2020 08:50AM
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Has anyone tried UHMwPE as belt replacement?

by newbob
1,868 5 08/29/2020 05:17PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

"Form Tapping" V-slot Extrusions

by hobbymods
1,211 13 08/07/2020 06:30AM
Last Post by leadinglights

A Nema14 Dual Driver Geared Extruder

by Reiszel
2,042 6 07/15/2020 03:05PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

Help needed for axi movement SKR 1.4 turbo

by Antisakralj
1,101 3 07/01/2020 05:25AM
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V slot wheels on precision shafts

by hobbymods
1,600 19 06/26/2020 07:12AM
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Suggestion for x-axis support?

by Regicide
1,104 2 06/10/2020 07:02AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Advice to choose a motion system (I’m a little skeptical about coreXY) - Strip and convert Anet A8 to a bigger printer Attachments

by samuelcarreira
2,540 5 06/09/2020 02:00PM
Last Post by Regicide

At what point do I go to Volcano?

by Regicide
1,187 1 06/09/2020 11:00AM
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Triple Z Axis

by hobbymods
1,368 6 06/04/2020 03:58AM
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best filament material for lineaire bushes

by DreGrave
1,471 7 05/05/2020 10:54AM
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smooth rod surface treatment for drylin

by longbeardpolymer
1,501 3 04/27/2020 09:53AM
Last Post by orbitalair

Bed flattening option

by kadil
1,457 4 04/14/2020 08:04AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Invert the logical of probe autolevelling Attachments

by rainito
1,410 3 03/19/2020 03:25PM
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Unsupported linear rail X axis

by cos4
2,554 5 02/10/2020 12:18AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist