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by catzcradle
Thu May 25, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Larger Taz question
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Larger Taz question

Thanks for the info Piercet. I'm going to have to look into something, and I really like the accessibility of the taz frame. I'll have to do some cad work when I have time to mock it up. I may just look into expanding the X size as that would solve all my problems. Sourcing heater pads will be a bit...
by catzcradle
Wed May 24, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Larger Taz question
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Larger Taz question

One of the things that I notice after converting to openrails on X and Y on my taz 5's, the extruder carriage is rock solid, which is great. But Is there anything that would be not so solid if one were to make the x and y long enough to handle a 16 x 16" bed? Height I don't care so much about, ...
by catzcradle
Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail x axis to a Lulzbot Taz 4/5
Replies: 403
Views: 33407

Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail x axis to a Lulzbot Taz 4/5

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It lives! Thanks for the write up Piercet. It may of just been me, but on the x axis parts, specifically the motor block, and idler parts, the 10mm bolts were too short to get a t-nut to work on. I just remodeled the parts to make the holes a bit deeper, but everything works great!
by catzcradle
Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail x axis to a Lulzbot Taz 4/5
Replies: 403
Views: 33407

Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail x axis to a Lulzbot Taz 4/5

Thanks. Should have the missing screws and spacers by wed so I can finish this all up. Already have the z-wobble device in the printer I'm converting. Pictures of where I am. I did remodel the printed backplate to use the stock style belt locks so that the open ends come off the backplate at the app...
by catzcradle
Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail x axis to a Lulzbot Taz 4/5
Replies: 403
Views: 33407

Re: Adding an Openbuilds Openrail x axis to a Lulzbot Taz 4/5

After a few hours I found myself missing a couple parts I forgot to order, so my build is on hold for a couple days. Quick question thought. Is the belt bracket the printed version of the backplate? I didn't see anything in the instructions for working with that part vs the metal backplate.
by catzcradle
Wed Feb 01, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: New Taz 6
Replies: 14
Views: 672

Re: New Taz 6

Something is definitely fishy. The bed should not look like that. The adhesive is all bubbled/funny looking. It should look super clean.
by catzcradle
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: Upgrading toolhead harness
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Upgrading toolhead harness

Thanks!
by catzcradle
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: Upgrading toolhead harness
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Upgrading toolhead harness

Been searching the forums, and Lulzbot now sells a nice toolhead harness replacement for the machine, which I would like to get for my oldest taz5, but also want to retrofit my older toolheads, and I can't find the mating connector for this https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/molex-connector-c...
by catzcradle
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: Hardware or Firmware
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Hardware or Firmware

Accel was 500 on the slower taz, and 1000 on the faster one. All other settings were the same.

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