Instructables: question - 3D-Printing http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 May 2016 15:28:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 How do I open a Certificate Trust List in Inventor so I can pull dimensions and manipulate the object? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-do-I-open-a-Certificate-Trust-List-in-Inventor/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif logan_b I am trying to open a CTL file that was downloaded from thingiverse and Inventor is giving me problems opening and manipulating the object(engine block). I converted it to an STL  but it still will not let me place it in a drawing.
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:40:39 PST
3d printing contests? http://www.instructables.com/answers/3d-printing-contests/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif connorm1440 hey I have always wanted a 3d printing contest to show off some of my things that im making( have not made intructable for them yet but im planning on it)
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 18:24:30 PST
What is challenge? http://www.instructables.com/answers/What-is-challenge/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Konstantin Dimitrov What I have to do to win a challenge  ?
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:04:08 PST
Metal stamp with a lighter http://www.instructables.com/answers/Metal-stamp-with-a-lighter/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Dimitrakopoulos.Mixalis I 'd like to finde an issue that was publised about making a metal stamp with a 3D printer which getw hot with a lighter. Isaw it some days ago but i can't find it. Thanks for your attension
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:48:05 PST
We're sorry, we couldn't find that one!? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Were-sorry-we-couldnt-find-that-one/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif doncrush I can find my published instructable but when I try to open it I get a red banner saying "We're sorry, we couldn't find that one!" at the top...what is wrong?
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 05:31:45 PST
what tumbler can i use to polish up or smooth my 3d printed creations? http://www.instructables.com/answers/what-tumbler-can-i-use-to-polish-up-or-smooth-my-3/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif 3DeanPrint i was wondering if there was a tumbler of some sort that i could purchase to smooth or put a finer touch to my 3d printed objects
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 06:00:26 PST
Need to build a metal prusa i3 x ends and carriage for reprap http://www.instructables.com/answers/Need-to-build-a-metal-prusa-i3-x-ends-and-carriage/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif _Boltz_ Hello there, i need a basic diagram for metal x ends and the carriage as here, 3d services are two costly and there are no cnc machines hence i don't have any other option except for making it by aluminium sheets and so by the metal welders 
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 01:08:53 PST
Why will my Arduino not power up when I use an external power supply for my Ramps 1.4? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Why-will-my-Arduino-not-power-up-when-I-use-an-ext/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Dietrick K. I am working on my 3D printer and I am using the Arduino Mega 2560 with the Ramps 1.4 board. when I power the ramps board the Arduino will not power up and operate. I have tried moving the header pin across VCC and the other connecter but there is not effect. I have to power the Arduino separately V...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 17:28:12 PST
is this print possible? http://www.instructables.com/answers/is-this-print-possible/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/1SLS/IGHVFPZY/FUY1SLSIGHVFPZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/1SLS/IGHVFPZY/FUY1SLSIGHVFPZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/1SLS/IGHVFPZY/FUY1SLSIGHVFPZY.SMALL.jpg _Boltz_ hello, i am working on my 3d printer, but i haven't completed it yet....... but still a question arises in my mind..... that can i print this (here- http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:399610)  , i mean i sliced it..... and saw..... that at one layer..... it extrudes filament..... in the middle of no-w...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 10:16:03 PST
Switching From PLA to ABS? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Switching-From-PLA-to-ABS/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif _Boltz_ What change in my printer do i need to switch ? i mean config or an hardware upgrade ? if hardware what do i need to buy  and if software what should i change ?
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 11:05:03 PDT
What's the unit for those? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Whats-the-unit-for-those/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/1515/IFZMGWIH/FPK1515IFZMGWIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/1515/IFZMGWIH/FPK1515IFZMGWIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/1515/IFZMGWIH/FPK1515IFZMGWIH.SMALL.jpg _Boltz_ what's the unit for those x max and ymax ..... ?
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 10:47:25 PDT
how to connect the hot end? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-to-connect-the-hot-end/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif _Boltz_ so , i am making this printer...... http://www.instructables.com/id/eWaste-60-3DPrinter/  , but my question is...... how to connect the hot end to drive's lens assembly? i mean how to make lens assembly hold the hot end ? please help
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 08:40:30 PDT
how to connect my 6 wire stepper to ramps 1.4 shield, and which stepper driver should i use ?? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-to-connect-my-6-wire-stepper-to-ramps-14-shiel/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif _Boltz_ stepper is nema 17 4.5kg torque  and the current rating is 1.3 A , please give me the link for the stepper driver ...... :) Thanks in Advance
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 09:59:30 PDT
PVC pipe frame for a 3d printer http://www.instructables.com/answers/PVC-pipe-frame-for-a-3d-printer/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif jbaker22 Hello, I would like to know if anyone has any advise about building a 3d printer with 1/2 inch pvc piping. The pipe will be used for the rails, because they are cheaper than metal rods. I want to modify t connectors so that they are what slides along the pipe.The pipe will be parallel, and held toge...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 13:37:56 PDT
6MM Wood for 3D printer Frame? http://www.instructables.com/answers/6MM-Wood-for-3D-printer-Frame/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif evo_the_engi Hey everyone.  I have a laser cutter.  I want to use it to build a frame for the Prusa i3 3D printer.  However, I was looking on the wiki it says that the wood (or acrylic) needs to be 6MM in depth.  Does anyone know where I can buy a full sheet (meaning 4'x8') of 6MM plywood? Has anyone done this...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 05:53:03 PDT
Set up RepRap Pursa i3 Printer? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Set-up-RepRap-Pursa-i3-Printer/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif HenryAT I have completed the build of my RepRap Pursa i3 printer. Where do I go from here? How do I set up the printer to make it ready to plug into my computer and start printing?
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:09:38 PDT
Why does my printer add defects to my prints (nothing to do with slicer)? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Why-does-my-printer-add-defects-to-my-prints-nothi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/VF9D/ID77MAWM/FETVF9DID77MAWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/VF9D/ID77MAWM/FETVF9DID77MAWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/VF9D/ID77MAWM/FETVF9DID77MAWM.SMALL.jpg JamieApps So I have a FDM 3D printer which I designed and built, it is very sturdy so I am sure that none of this is caused by flexing/resonances of the printer. My set up makes use of Repetier host and firmware, with cura being my preferred slicer. I have noticed that it has started to add strange details to...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:04:24 PDT
Auto bed levelling probe problems on marlin. http://www.instructables.com/answers/Auto-bed-levelling-probe-problems-on-marlin/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif bonze77 When i try to set the probe routine (g29) the servo dose not deploy the probe. Also if i try it with the probe down (m401) it will try to probe but the motors don't move so it ends up probing the same spot 3 times. (on the lcd it thinks the motors have moved but they haven't) 3- point probe mode ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:07:13 PDT
Schauberger Repulsine 3D files? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Schauberger-Repulsine-3D-files/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Downunder35m I am trying to design a model of Schauberger's Repulsine in Sketchup, maybe even try to print it once complete. For this project  collected all sorts of images and dcuments from the web to get at least most components covered, although it is impossible to get it all... I found the two "wave" disks o...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:12:07 PDT
Physical Representation of Sound by katrusso? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Physical-Representation-of-Sound-by-katrusso/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif NickP9 having trouble with the grasshopper script in this instructable same problems as the feedback form akshatm 1. Line 37: Function 'ParseLine' doesn't return a value on all code paths. A null reference exception could occur at run time when the result is used. any suggestions on solving this issue?
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:47:52 PDT
벳블러그◆斗┫face77 cox kr ┣斗◆벳블러그 foseq? http://www.instructables.com/answers/벳블러그斗face77-cox-kr-斗벳블러그-foseq/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif buthedrefr 벳블러그◆斗┫face77 cox kr┣斗◆벳블러그벳블러그↑벳블러그☞벳블러그▼벳블러그♬벳블러그℡벳블러그♣벳블러그▽벳블러그♧벳블러그℡벳블러그♩벳블러그§벳블러그▽벳블러그☎벳블러그☎벳블러그▦벳블러그◈벳블러그↑벳블러그▽벳블러그@벳블러그←벳블러그↙벳블러그♩벳블러그♭벳블러그▣벳블러그ª벳블러그◇벳블러그▲벳블러그◐벳블러그&벳블러그▩벳블러그↕벳블러그↗벳블러그†벳블러그☆벳블러그№벳블러그™벳블러그◐벳블러그▷벳블러그↑벳블러그♤벳블러그ª벳블러그º벳블러그↑벳블러그●벳블러그@벳블러그↙벳블러그▲벳블러그★벳블러그〓벳블러그@벳블러그→벳블러그§벳블러그▤벳블러그▧벳블러...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 03:36:15 PDT
How many pieces does a 3D printer produce a 5cmX5cm model in 12 hours? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-many-pieces-does-a-3D-printer-produce-a-5cmX5c/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif gada888 Hi all I plan to use a 3D printer to produce boxes for my circuit boards in small production.say 30-50 would be OK per day to keep profit.but I heard the 3D printer is a low efficient tool.so i want to hear people's opinion.
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Tue, 26 May 2015 07:52:56 PDT
Gen6 board for 3D printer not connecting anymore. http://www.instructables.com/answers/Gen6-board-for-3D-printer-not-connecting-anymore/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Downunder35m Last night my printer decided to have a nervous breakdown and refused to show in the print program. Still shows up as a Com port but that's about it. Had quite a few software installations and driver updates since last use, so I confirmed the connection problems with a XP install on a USB stick that...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 20:02:44 PDT
In alluminium etching process what concentration is used , i want detail and is there any easy way in etching process ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/In-alluminium-etching-process-what-concentration-i/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif design-centre our company is moulds making company we are trying to make chemical etching 
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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:46:32 PDT
How can I get featured? http://www.instructables.com/answers/How-can-I-get-featured/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Akinventor I know that my project is not amazing, but I have seen much worse projects getting featured...Would it be possible to feature mine? If someone could do such a thing, that would really make my day. If someone would be so kind to tell me why mine would not be featured, that would also be appreciated. ...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 11:40:00 PDT
License question... http://www.instructables.com/answers/License-question/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Downunder35m I am currently in the finnishing stages of a new aluminium print nozzle for 3D printers. Of course I would like to share my project here soon but I also would like to see if it has any commercial value. I would only be able to make a very small amount of them each month and the hours I have to spend...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 01:16:16 PDT
Difference between a 608zz and 608 bearing? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Difference-between-a-608zz-and-608-bearing/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif DoctorWoo I have started the swap to go to this extruder on my 3D printer. As such, I am taking the time to go ahead and use new bearings. I have a set of eight that came from a [one week old] skateboard someone broke, but they are 608zz. The BOM of the extruder calls for 608. From what I can see, the only d...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 15:15:37 PDT
has anyone tried to 3d print a 9g servo case? http://www.instructables.com/answers/has-anyone-tried-to-3d-print-a-9g-servo-case/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif whirl55 any one out there ever modeled a 9g micro servo to 3d print specialty mods cases i want something like this http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-RC-Serv... but for a 9g servo
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Sat, 2 May 2015 11:11:22 PDT
can i control motors through a dvd reader pcb? http://www.instructables.com/answers/can-i-control-motors-through-a-dvd-reader-pcb/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif bravoechonovember1 i am making something (it is for a contest so i cannot tell you what it is) it is kind of like this http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-3D-Printer/    though i am using arduino uno  to control the motors out of the dvd drive can i use the pcb that was in the dvd drive (it has 40 pins)
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:35:02 PDT
what type of electronics do i get? http://www.instructables.com/answers/what-type-of-electronics-do-i-get/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif bravoechonovember1 i am thinking of making something similar to a 3d printer (the axis part) i know a lot of diy 3d printers use arduino what electronics should i get?
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:48:46 PDT
how can I connect my ramps 1.4 and arduino mega to my Laptop? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-can-I-connect-my-ramps-14-and-arduino-mega-to-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif joee1 hello guys. I need to ask you on how to connect my ramps 1.4 &arduino mega to my laptop, because in the first time I fried my arduino and my ramps 1.4. can I plug the power to my arduino from my laptop and my ramps to the power supply  simultaneously?
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 05:38:56 PDT
DIY method for sorting shredded plastic flakes by resin type? http://www.instructables.com/answers/DIY-method-for-sorting-shredded-plastic-flakes-by-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif AskDaDoc I've seen thatthe Coca-Cola company is promoting the keep the cap on PETE bottles, and that they use sink/float methods to separate the bottle from the cap after shredding since PET sinks and HDPE floats, now is there a similar (easy/ homebrew) test for other plastics like PP or LDPE, and by the way...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 10:59:26 PDT
Lasers vs LEDs in the deep ultra violet spectrum, and focusing? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Lasers-vs-LEDs-in-the-deep-ultra-violet-spectrum-a/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif ColtanA I am currently trying to research this topic as I am looking into building a stereolithograph 3D printer. I have been searching for some time now with not a whole lot of answers. This is not my area of expertise so I could use some input. I have found lasers in the range of 256nm wavelength but it i...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 12:29:05 PDT
HOW TO DO A Ramps 1.4 Board CIRCUIT ON PROTEUS ? PLEASE HELP ME ? http://www.instructables.com/answers/HOW-TO-DO-A-Ramps-14-Board-CIRCUIT-ON-PROTEUS-PLEA-1/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif mamdouha
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:28:07 PDT
how to make an 3d printer by an arduino? http://www.instructables.com/answers/how-to-make-an-3d-printer-by-an-arduino/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif mamdouha
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:54:32 PDT
Can anyone help with IBM 4247 & 4224 Stepper Motor power requirements? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Can-anyone-help-with-IBM-4247-4224-Stepper-Motor-p/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif CementTruck Two years ago I hastily harvested many stepper motors, electronics, carriage bars etc. from 4247 and 4224 printers for a DIY CNC build. I never checked to see if any of the motors had power requirement info on them. Now that I'm ready to delve into the word of cheap/salvaged CNC I can't find anythin...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:27:11 PDT
Firmware for RAMPS without diode? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Firmware-for-RAMPS-without-diode/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif SowmenD HI. I have already lost an Arduino. So I want to remove the D1 diode in my RAMPS 1.4 to protect the Arduino Mega from over voltage.Can  I run the printer powering the arduino from my laptop's usb? Also do I need to change anything in the firmware for this? I am using the sprinter firmware. 
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:24:17 PST
Homeade Airsoft Pistol Slide (3D Design and Printing)? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Homeade-Airsoft-Pistol-Slide-3D-Design-and-Printin/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Digital Flame So I recently fell in love with the SRunion slide designs (http://srugbb.wix.com/showroom#!SR-18 PISTOL/zoom/c175r/i0py9) But obviously I don't wan't to buy something I can do myself and custom fit to my own gun. But that is the thing, how would I go about designing a slide to fit on my gun (ls m9 b...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:19:27 PST
Electronics for a diy 3d printer http://www.instructables.com/answers/Electronics-for-a-diy-3d-printer/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif jbaker22 Hello, I would like to know if these parts will be suitable for building a 3d printer without modifying the code made for 3d printer. Yes, I see modifying the code as inevitable for making the 3d printer accurate. If there are any other parts beside a powers supply, a the hot end parts I would appre...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:23:35 PST
did I destroy my arduino mega and ramps 1.4? http://www.instructables.com/answers/did-I-destroy-my-arduino-mega-and-ramps-14/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif joee1 I was using an arduino mega and ramps 1.4 motor controller for my 3d printer.During the time of testing ,i switched the power polarities in the ramps 1.4 , then I put 12V in the arduino then the mega chip got hot. This is the state now,when i plug the mega on to my computer : 1)The red ON led ligh...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 09:49:34 PST
Stepper motors for Prusa mendel? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Stepper-motors-for-Prusa-mendel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/J5KT/I52CGP3J/FV6J5KTI52CGP3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/J5KT/I52CGP3J/FV6J5KTI52CGP3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/J5KT/I52CGP3J/FV6J5KTI52CGP3J.SMALL.jpg SowmenD I have these bipolar round stepper motors that i salvaged from old printers . Can I use this stepper motor in the prusa mendel? and will they work fine?  also can i use stepper motors which are like this one.. meaning the round small ones or do i need to use the nema 17 ones?
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 07:45:50 PST
3d Printer Extruder http://www.instructables.com/answers/3d-Printer-Extruder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0O6R/I4UNPFQQ/FDW0O6RI4UNPFQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0O6R/I4UNPFQQ/FDW0O6RI4UNPFQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0O6R/I4UNPFQQ/FDW0O6RI4UNPFQQ.SMALL.jpg SowmenD Hi! I want to make a Wades geared extruder. But since i don't have a printer to make the printed parts, i want to make them with wood. So i need to know the dimensions for the parts. The length, breadth and height of main body and idler. and radius of the wheel. an image to what i need  please i nee...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:29:40 PST
Number of Contest Entries per Instructable? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Number-of-Contest-Entries-per-Instructable/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Jonathanrjpereira Recently I have observed that some instructables have been entered into 4 different contests. Some of them have also been chosen as finalists in all 4 of these contests. This forum 'Contest FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)' states: "Why can I only enter 3 contests with one Instructable? It’s all t...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:29:23 PST
3D Printers that print from pellets? http://www.instructables.com/answers/3D-Printers-that-print-from-pellets/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Spaceman Spiff Hi, I want to get my first 3D Printer, but I'm not sure what to get.  I was looking at the sculptify specifically because it prints ABS from Pellets.  These two features are crucial for me; however the sculptify isn't available yet, and there is no indication as to when it will be.  Does anyone know...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:19:28 PST
What material should I use to make a mold for ABS injection molding? http://www.instructables.com/answers/What-material-should-I-use-to-make-a-mold-for-ABS-/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Spaceman Spiff I want to design a mold to be used for ABS injection, but I'm not sure which material would produce the best results.  I want to design it and upload it to a manufacturer like shapeways or i.materialise.  They have a few different materials to choose from here for shapeways, and here for i.materiali...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 12:23:32 PST
Can I participate in Europe in the contests,? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Can-I-participate-in-Europe-in-the-contests/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif stooni Can I participate in Europe in the contests, In the 3D DESIGN CONTEST and in the FORMLABS CONTEST  Thanks for your Answer! --Martin Steiner
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:12:59 PST
123D Design help, making a maze Quickly http://www.instructables.com/answers/123D-Design-help-making-a-maze-Quickly/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Wired_Mist Hey everyone, I'm new to using 123D Design and need some help to move my project along a bit quicker, and with a lower blood pressure. I need to make a maze that is basically made of Lego bricks; looks similar to a crossword.  I'm using a 20x20 grid of 5mm ^3 blocks. it will be backed by a 100mm^2 b...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:35:42 PST
3D printing test? http://www.instructables.com/answers/3D-printing-test/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif JM1999 Hi, I haven't got a 3D printer but I do have a model I would like to be test-printed. I have a model designed in sketchup and I was wondering if anyone out there could test it for me to make sure it worked before  posted an instructable on it. Thanks.
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:32:10 PDT
Can a Makerbot print the parts for a reprap? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Can-a-Makerbot-print-the-parts-for-a-reprap/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif electricalmanbot
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Fri, 2 May 2014 18:24:09 PDT
Our voltage regulator on our Arduino Mega2560 is smoking, and we don't have any idea why. Can someone please help? http://www.instructables.com/answers/Our-voltage-regulator-on-our-Arduino-Mega2560-is-s/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif hsteven7 So we are designing a 3D bioprinter using an Arduino Mega2560 along with a RAMPS board to power our motors and LCD screen. We are using open source software for the RepRap printer Marlin (http://reprap.org/wiki/Marlin). Our RAMPS board is powered by an external power supply unit. When we have only o...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 15:15:53 PDT