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    XXL Modification- stretching the z axis

    I've thought about it and seems for 1000mm travel a regular 8mm chrome rod is to flexible. So, I'm thinking to do a linear guide or linear rail. I'm leaning towards the rail because it's cheaper. I...
  2. The pin file is a relatively short section so it...

    The pin file is a relatively short section so it shouldn't be too bad to reassign. It may take some time figuring it all out. Since ramps is so popular there are probably a lot of instructions on it....
  3. How to Install the E3Dv6 on the Rapide Lite

    I personally bought a couple ramps and atmega boards for the printer I'm building. Besides the lower cost I like that several parts can be changed individually without a solder connection. Makes it...
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    https://vimeo.com/158462321


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  5. I am occasionally having layer shifts when the...

    I am occasionally having layer shifts when the nozzle drags on the print and gets bumped off course. This has happened to me a few times in areas where material did not lay well over support...
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    Very nice.


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    That's great! I encourage everyone to build a 3D...

    That's great! I encourage everyone to build a 3D printer who is interested. The learning experience and push to evolve 3D printers to the next level is very rewarding. I'm perusing it as well. Maybe...
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    Here is a video of my auto leveler in operation....

    Here is a video of my auto leveler in operation.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dp-VLt_O4Ew&feature=youtu.be
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    Thanks for starting this thread SAO. I ended up...

    Thanks for starting this thread SAO. I ended up coding my marlin a little different I think there is a hand full of slightly different methods that will all work. The z height problem where it was...
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    I have an issue that after the g28 the g29 does...

    I have an issue that after the g28 the g29 does not probe all the way down. On g28 it does hit the z min switch, but g29 it does not its about 10mm from hitting the switch. It goes to 4 points just...
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    XXL Modification- stretching the z axis

    Thanks, I'll look into it. I'm not sure if those will fit. Upon further investigation I found the chrome rods are having some impact as well. They also are not perfectly strait. This may be even a...
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    I'm thinking it could also be that the ends of...

    I'm thinking it could also be that the ends of the lead screws are not precisely cut. Since it turns from there if my cut was a little to one side I can see it cranking the lead screw back and...
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    XXL Modification- stretching the z axis

    The wiring is looking better but I'm having an issue with the z wing wobbling back and forth as it moves up and down the z axis. The chrome rods are not stiff enough to keep it strait. I've been...
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    My new max z height. 835mm, or 2.7 ft. ...

    My new max z height. 835mm, or 2.7 ft.

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    I'm getting closer to being finished. I'm just...

    I'm getting closer to being finished. I'm just testing out the operation and calibration, then a little more work with the cable management. I am able to run the lead screw up and down through the...
  16. I discovered a good way to mount the E3D shown in...

    I discovered a good way to mount the E3D shown in the pics. It took a couple hours to get it just right. I cut and filed a washer to fit between the hot end and the mount. This stabilizes the hot...
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    XXL Modification- stretching the z axis

    Finished making all the splices. Now I just need to tidy up the cable management.http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/16/01/15/916e8928feeaf7ef23c45741fbaa517c.jpg


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    XXL Modification- stretching the z axis

    I'm soldering the splices. I figured it would work okay and be a low cost slim line solution.

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    XXL Modification- stretching the z axis

    I needed more wire than I originally anticipated so I decided to pick up a roll of this stuff. It's shielded so that's a plus.
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    Removing one of x axis end stop

    I decided to go ahead and remove one of the x axis end stops. For some reason there are two only on this axis and it does not appear to do anything. It doesn't use it for calibration and its hit it...
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    I managed to get the output voltage on the sensor...

    I managed to get the output voltage on the sensor from 12vdc down to 6vdc with two 10k ohm resistors in a voltage divider circuit setup. I was working on getting it to 5vdc when I noticed the sensor...
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    XXL Modification- stretching the z axis

    Printing techniques will definitely need to be applied like most prints. I started the wiring. I want to go ahead and try to hook up the inductance proximity auto level sensor while I'm doing the...
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    Here are some close up pictures of the attachment...

    Here are some close up pictures of the attachment to the base. Work is still in progress....
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    I am using a bed frame I got for free. Someone...

    I am using a bed frame I got for free. Someone was throwing it away because it had a broken wheel. I cut it to size, then installed pop rivets. I'm planning to put 10 rivets on all four attaching...
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    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/16/01/10/215d9a682f...

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