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by Slipshine
Fri Jun 03, 2016 3:08 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Removing bed springs
Replies: 26
Views: 14595

Re: Removing bed springs

'Yeah. The only real benefit I can see in homeing at the bottom is it would be easier to try and restart an aborted print.
by Slipshine
Fri Jun 03, 2016 2:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meetup near LA?
Replies: 3
Views: 1672

Re: Meetup near LA?

I was thinking if he wanted to get mugged Detroit is closer.

Still think it was nice of him to ask.

I wish I was closer. That reminds me Rick are you going to be at IMTS this year. It was quite a suprise finding you there last show.
by Slipshine
Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Removing bed springs
Replies: 26
Views: 14595

Re: Removing bed springs

So what do I gain with the new spider. I have been unable to figure it out?

I could easily convert so I homed at the bottom with what I have. (Could be wrong I am guessing)
by Slipshine
Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The MakerGear Website - input requested
Replies: 81
Views: 73244

Re: The MakerGear Website - input requested

Rick one thing I would love to see is a change log. I have a early M2 that I have tried to keep current. It can be a challenge keeping up. You currently are shipping a rev e machine. I wasnt aware there were rev a thru rev d and I am a habitual lurker on the forum. Same thing for the hot ends. Witho...
by Slipshine
Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:14 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Train tunnels
Replies: 10
Views: 3878

Re: Train tunnels

Jim . Your stuff is incredible. Your ability to recreate organic textures is impressive to say the least.
by Slipshine
Tue May 24, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: v4 Hot End Indicator Mount
Replies: 12
Views: 8374

Re: v4 Hot End Indicator Mount

Its not really a big deal. .03 is typical for that style of indicator.

You have to remember that is .03 inches is aprox .75 mm

if you want one with double the range you can get the one from

http://cdcotools.com/ for about double the money
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by Slipshine
Tue May 24, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: v4 Hot End Indicator Mount
Replies: 12
Views: 8374

Re: v4 Hot End Indicator Mount

Matt that indicator is plenty good for what we are doing.
by Slipshine
Sun May 22, 2016 12:06 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Z motor problems HELP
Replies: 11
Views: 2864

Re: Z motor problems HELP

What is the difference in the black z axis and the silver one I put in to replace the one I had that ran hot . (New 2012)
by Slipshine
Fri May 20, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Z-axis brake
Replies: 3
Views: 2512

Re: Z-axis brake

It didnt seem real bad until I added the mic6 plate.
It was falling too fast.
by Slipshine
Fri May 20, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Z-axis brake
Replies: 3
Views: 2512

Z-axis brake

I have made a break for the z-axis on the M2 . It uses magnets to create a slip clutch that stops the z-axis from falling when done with a print.

Design files and instructions:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1577463
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Feedback welcome.