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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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XYZ Directions

by o5i
810 4 07/14/2017 11:33AM
Last Post by alex.me

Building my own 3D-Printer (Z-Mechanics Question)

by stonecoldfx
946 7 07/08/2017 01:35PM
Last Post by stonecoldfx

extruders run differently with same configurations Attachments

by cthsieh
425 2 07/06/2017 01:33AM
Last Post by scottybfg

A4988 heatsink issue

by Tamjim
771 7 06/30/2017 09:06AM
Last Post by Tamjim

Dual extruder concept

by unromeo21
1,433 10 06/23/2017 09:18AM
Last Post by Origamib

Requesting Opinions on Mechanics on my Next 3D Printer Build

by Trexation
740 13 06/20/2017 01:05PM
Last Post by 691175002

Benefits of Reduction Gearing?

by GrahamCracker
651 5 06/10/2017 02:06AM
Last Post by dc42

Mechanical end stop

by TonyPagett
976 7 06/09/2017 07:25AM
Last Post by dc42

Optimized Z-bed rail- and leadscrew-arrangement Attachments

by WarriorMe
956 5 06/08/2017 11:58AM
Last Post by WarriorMe

exploring bed and autolevel sensors for self build.

by JustSumGuy
964 6 06/08/2017 06:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Recommendations for linear guides

by animoose
1,190 5 06/08/2017 02:52AM
Last Post by dc42

Is a stepper motor the right choice for my project?

by eatumup
495 5 06/02/2017 05:04PM
Last Post by eatumup

Clay extruder for delta printer

by boylucky
1,043 4 06/02/2017 08:07AM
Last Post by boylucky

Diamond Hotend not reaching full temperature

by rmellen
1,724 11 05/21/2017 08:41AM
Last Post by Bernd Walter

Calculating steps per mm

by Vital1
668 5 05/18/2017 05:05AM
Last Post by Vital1

Extruder skipping steps

by CounterSkil
546 3 05/14/2017 05:00PM
Last Post by frankvdh

new print surface LokBuild

by GrillSgt
2,810 13 05/08/2017 07:55AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Proximity sensor changes accuracy over just a couple of days

by ltomov
427 3 05/05/2017 03:28PM
Last Post by ltomov

echo to long extrusion prevented ( I am back)

by Jagtech
689 4 05/01/2017 01:44PM
Last Post by Jagtech

echo to long extrusion prevented

by Jagtech
1,586 28 04/28/2017 09:54AM
Last Post by Jagtech

Motherboard change on Leapfrog creatr hs

by tyros
1,595 9 04/23/2017 03:23AM
Last Post by RudydG

I have designed an application-specific, zero-backlash gears system. RFC ...

by realthor
1,520 11 04/21/2017 04:44PM
Last Post by realthor

Looking for conical spring

by RickRap
1,030 4 04/20/2017 03:14PM
Last Post by RickRap

Father Son Project

by Johnjayjameson
900 9 04/20/2017 01:15PM
Last Post by alex.me

threaded rod steps.

by rohit939
1,888 7 04/20/2017 12:51PM
Last Post by alex.me

High Temperature 3D Printer

by peb90
2,052 4 04/12/2017 11:33AM
Last Post by Robotbeat

how to fix it filament disable???????

by stevenkw1
1,519 2 04/12/2017 01:24AM
Last Post by Ericlkelly

Delta steps per mm - how to calculate?

by usslindstrom
3,332 7 04/11/2017 03:42AM
Last Post by usslindstrom

Bed loosing temperature

707 3 04/10/2017 11:56AM
Last Post by DOYT

Passive GT3 pulleys

by fma
1,938 22 04/07/2017 08:31AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist