Modified (Hinged) V4 Single Filament Drive

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Re: Modified (Hinged) V4 Single Filament Drive

Postby Jules » Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:08 am

jimc wrote:whew...that why i had the little laugh. was thinkin to myself, as much time as she puts in on this forum how does she not know what cleaner filament is hahahaha


Chuckle! Yeah, unfortunately, we're old friends....the cooked pasta and I. :P
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Re: Modified (Hinged) V4 Single Filament Drive

Postby sthone » Sun Jan 31, 2016 6:54 pm

Wire Stay 01.jpg


Wire Stay 02.jpg

The new drive is working great but I installed the new Metal Motor Mount Upgrade (Which is AWESOME!) but with my fans being farther away than the stock setup the wires were to short for the plugs to fit into the wire box setup so I came up with this minimal design instead. I'm always swapping hot ends too so I want easier access to the plugs also.

Wire Stay 03.jpg

I printed this in the EPC but I tried the old magic marker trick to try and add some color to it but it came out a little to pink for my taste. I need to change a few dimension anyway so I'll probably reprint it in natural, but it was worth a try.

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Re: Modified (Hinged) V4 Single Filament Drive

Postby Jules » Sun Jan 31, 2016 7:01 pm

That's nice - looks a bit like the set-up they use on the dual. (Other side though.) :D
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Re: Modified (Hinged) V4 Single Filament Drive

Postby ayourk » Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:10 pm

Have you tried using magic marker on the filament before it enters the extruder? I've seen people get better results that way.
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Re: Modified (Hinged) V4 Single Filament Drive

Postby Jules » Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:14 pm

ayourk wrote:Have you tried using magic marker on the filament before it enters the extruder? I've seen people get better results that way.


Bit hard to tell from that picture, but that's what he's doing.....he drilled a hole in the marker and the filament is feeding through it before it gets melted in the extruder. :D
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Re: Modified (Hinged) V4 Single Filament Drive

Postby sthone » Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:28 pm

It's come to my attention that I never posted a link to the files for this so ...... https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1577006

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