Misumi USA: They are real serious about linear motion 2

Misumi USA: They are real serious about linear motion
Like many makers I took Misumi USA up on the $150 rebate for new customers earlier this year.  I ordered enough 2020 extrusions and smooth rods to build two RepRap Wilson TS 3D Printers.  When the large box arrived I was totally amazed at the care they took in packaging my order.  I am building a ...

Adding a Heatsink and Fan to your 3D Printers NEMA 17 Extruder Stepper Motor 3

Adding a Heatsink and Fan to your 3D Printers NEMA 17 Extruder Stepper Motor
The first thing I noticed about my new MakerFarm prusa i3 was that the NEMA 17 extruder stepper motor was getting very hot.  So I ordered a 40mm x 40mm heatsink and 40mm x 40mm x 10mm 12V fan from Amazon.com.  When I attempted to install the heatsink and fan I realized I needed much ...

One Hand Bed Leveling – MakerFarm Prusa i3 Captive Nuts

One Hand Bed Leveling - MakerFarm Prusa i3 Captive Nuts
I finished building my MakerFarm prusa i3 last night.  While calibrating the printer I started getting annoyed with the bed leveling.  Every adjustment required  an allen wrench on the top and a wrench on the bottom.  This was ok for the front two adjustments but the rear two were almost impossible due to the MakerFarm ...