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by jbarnhardt
Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Extruder Fan
Replies: 3
Views: 1758

Re: Extruder Fan

E-mail or call will be quickest.

info@makergear.com
216-765-0030

-John
by jbarnhardt
Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Exruder drive housing
Replies: 6
Views: 2682

Re: Exruder drive housing

hey john, i have a printed silvers drive here and a brand new makergear drive here and they are both the same thickness. from one to the other it should be a quick swap out no problem and all the screws should be exactly the same and fit fine. why your having an issues with it i have no idea. somet...
by jbarnhardt
Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Jumper Wire Question
Replies: 9
Views: 3374

Re: Jumper Wire Question

jsc wrote:I don't remember installing any jumper. That page 3 diagram is taken straight from the RAMBo docs and is informational. It should have come with any necessary jumpers already installed.
Same here. I think you may have this jumper installed already by default...

-John
by jbarnhardt
Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Paste Extruder
Replies: 8
Views: 6279

Re: Paste Extruder

For anyone who has not seen it, the most recent issue of RepRap magazine (readable online) has a really well-done article on paste extruders and the various mechanisms that can be used to create them:

http://reprapmagazine.com/issues/3/index.html

-John
by jbarnhardt
Fri May 16, 2014 12:29 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Really Getting Started - Purchase Decision
Replies: 51
Views: 34988

Re: Really Getting Started - Purchase Decision

the only problem with that dave is the whole way rhino works you start off with 2d linework then extrude them so you need the 2d element. its the basis for the whole thing. all in all the $1k they want isnt bad compared to most professional cad software that is multi thousands. if you use a mac the...
by jbarnhardt
Thu May 08, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Source for metric socket head cap screws and nuts
Replies: 6
Views: 2918

Re: Source for metric socket head cap screws and nuts

You can find virtually any screw/bolt/nut on Amazon with a quick search. Here's an example: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_12?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=metric%20cap%20screws&sprefix=metric+cap+s%2Caps%2C266&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Ametric%20cap%20screws Most of them come in lots of 100...
by jbarnhardt
Thu May 08, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kit vs assembled
Replies: 23
Views: 7954

Re: Kit vs assembled

I probably won't get the LCD, but what can I do with it? Would the routine basically be: Copy G-code to SD card. Insert card. Initialize and calibrate printer with LCD control options? In other words, I won't need a computer to start it up, right? I should also ask that when I place my order, are t...
by jbarnhardt
Fri May 02, 2014 12:17 am
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: Fishing Lures
Replies: 4
Views: 4553

Re: Fishing Lures

by jbarnhardt
Thu May 01, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Anyone try to use all metal "Hexigon"
Replies: 10
Views: 8294

Re: Anyone try to use all metal "Hexigon"

Whoa, thanks Jin for pointing that out - I've printed one of rsilvers' filament drives out as a spare, and when I downloaded it I picked the version with "v2" in the name, thinking that was the most current one. Didn't even notice that it also had "E3D" in the name! Would have been quite a surprise ...
by jbarnhardt
Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Favorite way to prep your bed surface for printing PLA?
Replies: 34
Views: 22673

Re: Favorite way to prep your bed surface for printing PLA?

Jin - In the glider world, the majority of construction these days is from composites - fiberglass, Kevlar, carbon fiber, etc. For wings it's usually applied over a lightweight foam core or hollow molded with a thin composite shell and a hollow interior. These structures are much stronger than balsa...