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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Stepper motor selection

by JustSumGuy
821 3 08/22/2017 12:30PM
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Connector identificatiion

by graybeardtx
625 4 08/19/2017 06:54PM
Last Post by graybeardtx

De- and regrease Chinese linear bearings? How?

by HugoW
2,610 4 08/09/2017 01:25PM
Last Post by Origamib

H-Bot system build

by yashu262
1,406 2 08/03/2017 12:03PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Ultimaker,Zortrax XY questions and rods quality.

by laurentis
935 2 08/02/2017 07:06AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

90 Gram Extruder Stepper Attachments

by ChrisT88
1,847 5 08/02/2017 03:35AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

RobotDigg Alu Effector Measurement? Attachments

by blt3dp
716 3 07/31/2017 12:04PM
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Problem with CORE XY

by Losspost
773 3 07/30/2017 08:54AM
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How should i deal with the vertical force of my Z-axis screw drive?

by DerEchteLanger
881 6 07/21/2017 09:39AM
Last Post by 691175002

X,Y mechanics

by smithhear360
1,055 7 07/20/2017 01:21PM
Last Post by smithhear360

Looking for Advice on Layout for 7-Axis Robotic Work Cell

by thinktankgroup
584 5 07/18/2017 09:04AM
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Help picking lead screws for a CoreXY design

by badrobit
758 4 07/15/2017 06:52AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

XYZ Directions

by o5i
916 4 07/14/2017 11:33AM
Last Post by alex.me

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

by stonecoldfx
984 7 07/08/2017 01:35PM
Last Post by stonecoldfx

extruders run differently with same configurations Attachments

by cthsieh
455 2 07/06/2017 01:33AM
Last Post by scottybfg

A4988 heatsink issue

by Tamjim
832 7 06/30/2017 09:06AM
Last Post by Tamjim

Dual extruder concept

by unromeo21
1,526 10 06/23/2017 09:18AM
Last Post by Origamib

Requesting Opinions on Mechanics on my Next 3D Printer Build

by Trexation
780 13 06/20/2017 01:05PM
Last Post by 691175002

Benefits of Reduction Gearing?

by GrahamCracker
691 5 06/10/2017 02:06AM
Last Post by dc42

Mechanical end stop

by TonyPagett
1,019 7 06/09/2017 07:25AM
Last Post by dc42

Optimized Z-bed rail- and leadscrew-arrangement Attachments

by WarriorMe
1,064 5 06/08/2017 11:58AM
Last Post by WarriorMe

exploring bed and autolevel sensors for self build.

by JustSumGuy
1,047 6 06/08/2017 06:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Recommendations for linear guides

by animoose
1,335 5 06/08/2017 02:52AM
Last Post by dc42

Is a stepper motor the right choice for my project?

by eatumup
528 5 06/02/2017 05:04PM
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Clay extruder for delta printer

by boylucky
1,113 4 06/02/2017 08:07AM
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Diamond Hotend not reaching full temperature

by rmellen
1,822 11 05/21/2017 08:41AM
Last Post by Bernd Walter

Calculating steps per mm

by Vital1
746 5 05/18/2017 05:05AM
Last Post by Vital1

Extruder skipping steps

by CounterSkil
581 3 05/14/2017 05:00PM
Last Post by frankvdh

new print surface LokBuild

by GrillSgt
2,946 13 05/08/2017 07:55AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Proximity sensor changes accuracy over just a couple of days

by ltomov
462 3 05/05/2017 03:28PM
Last Post by ltomov