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8Jan/10Off

Mendel build progress — day 5 (updated)

This is just a quick note:
As others suggested in my previous blog post and also on the
reprap forum I swapped the following parts:

  • 2 z-leadscrew-base
  • 1 z-motor-bracket
  • 1 z-tensioner

Here is a picture after the procedure:

So everything looks right. The whole process took about 3 hours.

Here is a top view of the fixed assembly:

For reference here is the wrongly assembled one:

The bottom of the machine:

Also some closeup photos:


z-leadscrew-base and z-motor-bracket


z-leadscrew-base


z-leadscrew-base and z-motor-bracket


z-leadscrew-base


z-leadscrew base and z-motor-bracket (the other side of Mendel)


z-leadscrew-base and z-tensioner