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

1,012 5 01/21/2017 10:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

ptfe aging

by friarfish
675 8 01/21/2017 10:00AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Auto Reversing Rod

by eatumup
650 3 01/19/2017 01:41PM
Last Post by eatumup

New Z-Probe uses Load Cell Attachments

by palmerr23
1,342 12 01/12/2017 07:11PM
Last Post by John Meacham

Gear design issue

by Adampeirce88
723 4 01/06/2017 02:34PM
Last Post by Adampeirce88

First printer build

by melb_maker
1,265 27 12/27/2016 04:29PM
Last Post by dc42

steppers just run lkie up agaist endstops Attachments

by Jagtech
624 3 12/10/2016 07:06AM
Last Post by Jagtech

Erratic stepper motor behaviour

by [email protected]
526 2 12/07/2016 10:40PM
Last Post by [email protected]

Exploring linear rail options Attachments

1,613 8 12/07/2016 12:29PM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Fix for Skipping Steps

by trampas
2,760 7 12/02/2016 09:21PM
Last Post by mohamadsanati

Bed stationary

by MatthewHall
499 2 12/02/2016 09:24AM
Last Post by Srek

E3D bowden hotend - slow extact - extruder motor skips

by DeXTeR323i
959 7 11/28/2016 05:08PM
Last Post by DeXTeR323i

Extruders compatibility

by fucho
1,056 6 11/23/2016 02:51AM
Last Post by maxprints

2000mm Closed belt

by hobbymods
879 7 11/22/2016 01:28PM
Last Post by Paul Wanamaker

E3D Titan vs Bulldog XL

by mmedas
1,541 5 11/19/2016 07:14AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

help choosing stepper motors for H-bot

by claustro
500 2 11/12/2016 06:55AM
Last Post by dc42

Driving Two Leadscrews With One Stepper Using a Belt Attachments

by Garry Bartsch
1,665 29 11/07/2016 06:13PM
Last Post by Garry Bartsch

High Temperature Bearings

by Waka
408 6 11/07/2016 12:36PM
Last Post by Waka

Graphite impregnated bronze bushings vs LM8UU

by AndrewBCN
2,265 8 11/03/2016 11:57AM
Last Post by robie2284

New Inverted (Grounded) Delta Design

by Apsu
553 1 10/27/2016 02:14AM
Last Post by Apsu

Linear Guide Rail - Support needed?

by makerparts
556 2 10/26/2016 03:55PM
Last Post by JamesK

X axis movement problem

by Innovator
266 4 10/24/2016 09:36PM
Last Post by Dust

P3Steel v2.0 Frame .stl

by lahn14
503 2 10/11/2016 07:13AM
Last Post by Dust

Stepper resolution vs ball screw accuracy.confused smiley

by n8bot
1,015 6 10/10/2016 05:20AM
Last Post by Origamib

Strange hot end design flaw

by JanJans
629 13 10/09/2016 04:35AM
Last Post by MechaBits

Wie schlie├če ich ein PC Netzteil an meinem Prusa i3 Hephestos an?

by La181
371 2 10/09/2016 02:23AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Hybrid 3D/PTFE printed LM8UU &LM8LUU

by Antscran
649 3 10/06/2016 10:49AM
Last Post by DaGameFace

Geared or mk9 extruders for "Das Monster"

by KING2882000
402 4 10/06/2016 01:45AM
Last Post by KING2882000

Convert Pursa i3 to perspex cutter

by imk
381 3 10/05/2016 03:34AM
Last Post by Anonymous User

Pulley Spacers

by hobbymods
586 7 09/29/2016 11:20PM
Last Post by leochinese