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by mtsmetzler
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: X limit switch location
Replies: 10
Views: 1982

Re: X limit switch location

Jetguy, I would take +/- 1mm! Should be able to hit that at this price! :) lami3d, I was a KS backer, received an early machine. They were quite obviously still dialing in the process of assembly, that thing had a 12 ft long usb cable coiled up under the bed! The upper aluminum frame was welded then...
by mtsmetzler
Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: X limit switch location
Replies: 10
Views: 1982

Re: X limit switch location

While replacing my x and y drive rods I found that my printer frame was out of square about 5mm. There are a large stack of shims on three corners allowing the gantry to square up a little bit. Many of the holes in the acrylic cover were re-drilled to allow the cover to kind of fit. Both doors are b...
by mtsmetzler
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Play in the printhead
Replies: 19
Views: 3482

Re: Play in the printhead

Nothing like spending over $2,000 on a new machine that needs a complete rebuild. We didn't even get into replacing the extruder cold ends. There is no real warranty on these machines. Sending out free replacement parts the user has to replace themselves after waiting 6 weeks for the part to arrive ...
by mtsmetzler
Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Play in the printhead
Replies: 19
Views: 3482

Re: Play in the printhead

Replace ALL your 8mm shafts with the highest quality linear shaft you can afford. Same goes for linear bearings and bushings. My N2 shafts had sections that measured 7.8mm in diameter, just rattled around on there right out of the box. One of the x axis drive/carrier shafts was bent and caused the h...
by mtsmetzler
Tue Jan 10, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Y axis coupler - catastrophic failure
Replies: 23
Views: 5005

Re: Y axis coupler - catastrophic failure

Check your motor alignment with the Y shaft. Mine was out of alignment and required some work on the motor mount and a shim to get things to line up correctly. Had the same failure on the X shaft as well, motor alignment was also the cause. These couplers are flexible to a point. It doesn't take to ...
by mtsmetzler
Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: N2
Replies: 1
Views: 960

N2

My N2
by mtsmetzler
Wed Apr 20, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: How
Replies: 2
Views: 814

How

I have

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