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by koniglar
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Lulzbot Mini requires huge maintenance
Replies: 22
Views: 1018

Re: Lulzbot Mini requires huge maintenance

I guess I was lucky and got a good one.... I'm sorry to hear that your MINI hasn't provided the same success that mine has. My MINI is almost 3 years now. During the first year it was probably used weekly (my TAZ was my primary printer), but has been used almost daily the past 2 years and has been a...
by koniglar
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Mini leveling not hitting second washer.
Replies: 8
Views: 218

Re: Mini leveling not hitting second washer.

Bummer. I'd bought a few extras to keep on-hand a few years ago. As long as you match the specs, you should be able to find one elsewhere.
Try Matterhackers.
by koniglar
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Mini leveling not hitting second washer.
Replies: 8
Views: 218

Re: Mini leveling not hitting second washer.

Yeah, you're going to need some metric hex wrenches. You'll need a 1.27mm for the timing pulley, and I think a 2.5mm for the stepper motor bolts. You can find a small/inexpensive set containing the sizes you'll need. https://www.amazon.com/Allen-Wrench-Tacklife-Black-oxide-Finish/dp/B075S2ZT43/ref=s...
by koniglar
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Mini leveling not hitting second washer.
Replies: 8
Views: 218

Re: Mini leveling not hitting second washer.

Did you loosen the belt and check the shaft?
I ask because I had checked the gear and travel seemed to be working fine when manually moving the axis, but when I removed the belt I pulled the snapped shaft right out.
by koniglar
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Mini leveling not hitting second washer.
Replies: 8
Views: 218

Re: Mini leveling not hitting second washer.

I had this happen to mine a few years ago.

Easy to check the stepper and rule this out:
viewtopic.php?f=43&t=4213
by koniglar
Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Flexible shaft drive bondtech gear extruder anyone?
Replies: 14
Views: 758

Re: Flexible shaft drive bondtech gear extruder anyone?

Very cool!
Subscribed to keep an eye on this.
by koniglar
Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: On Mounting things.
Replies: 11
Views: 1355

Re: On Mounting things.

Very cool.
That's coming along nicely!
by koniglar
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: The Backbrace project
Replies: 13
Views: 1594

Re: The Backbrace project

Very cool!
Thanks for the pictures. Something just wasn't clicking in my head, but now I understand how it works.
I also have a few spare pieces of extrusion waiting for a new purpose.
by koniglar
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: The Backbrace project
Replies: 13
Views: 1594

Re: The Backbrace project

Eagerly waiting for pics....