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by speedysteve1
Wed Oct 14, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: KITTAZ
Topic: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?
Replies: 27
Views: 12770

Re: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?

OK tried a different approach, using cura, found a .hex file for the taz 5 firmware and uploaded that, seams to have worked, now playing with belt tensions to stop weird noises and stick slip, looks like the printed y axis end plates are flexing a lot and may just have to make some up out of aluminu...
by speedysteve1
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: KITTAZ
Topic: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?
Replies: 27
Views: 12770

Re: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?

Downloaded Arduino, found the file Marlin_2015Q1_TAZ5_0.ino, put it into a directory of same name, opened the file, tried to "upload" but it comes up with a "Marlin_2015Q1_TAZ5_0.ino:33:27: fatal error: Configuration.h: No such file or directory compilation terminated. Error compiling." message, whe...
by speedysteve1
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:03 am
Forum: KITTAZ
Topic: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?
Replies: 27
Views: 12770

Re: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?

Hi guys, Finally have everything built & wired up including head, heated bed, motors, power supply etc... Plugged it in and it didn't explode or burn up into a pile of plastic goo !! :D :D I'm not really sure where to go now setting up the software / firmware & "flashing" the card to speak to the co...
by speedysteve1
Wed Aug 26, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: KITTAZ
Topic: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?
Replies: 27
Views: 12770

Re: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?

Forgot to ask, Thermistors ? I noticed them mentioned in the control board manual and I'm guessing they monitor the temperature of the hot end and the bed where would I get these from ?

Thanks,
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by speedysteve1
Wed Aug 26, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: KITTAZ
Topic: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?
Replies: 27
Views: 12770

Re: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?

Quick update :- OK, I'm finished with the mechanicals of my home built Taz 5 everything printed but the ball bearings screw shafts, steel rods & aluminum frame extrusions.. it looks OK.. I would post a pic if I could work out how to.... Recon its cost a little under $300 so far.. Now working out my ...
by speedysteve1
Tue Aug 04, 2015 10:45 am
Forum: KITTAZ
Topic: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?
Replies: 27
Views: 12770

Re: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?

awesome thanks

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by speedysteve1
Mon Aug 03, 2015 10:45 am
Forum: KITTAZ
Topic: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?
Replies: 27
Views: 12770

Re: Make a TAZ 5 with a TAZ 5 ?

Hi been making a bit of progress and have most of the mechanical parts printed & built up, I cant find a model of the "x end plate" part no pp-fp0031 I think..... I realize these should be machined out of aluminum but I want to have a go with printed parts as much as possible, if they break down the...
by speedysteve1
Wed Jun 24, 2015 6:54 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print with rubber on your Lulzbot!
Replies: 79
Views: 33772

Re: Print with rubber on your Lulzbot!

Truggy tyre completed @80% fill, tried at 20% but it got messed up in the fill area
Ninjaflex is awesome !
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by speedysteve1
Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print with rubber on your Lulzbot!
Replies: 79
Views: 33772

Re: Print with rubber on your Lulzbot!

Woo hoo, 1st print completed with ninjaflex ! Printed out the flexstruder with 100% fill built it up with another piece of the guide tube ( its getting a little too short now :) ) and cannibalized standard extruder and it seems to be working.. Using the ninjaflex config file from website and printed...
by speedysteve1
Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print with rubber on your Lulzbot!
Replies: 79
Views: 33772

Re: Print with rubber on your Lulzbot!

well tried my first attempt at printing ninjaflex with a disappointing result.. Printed out the flexstruder body built it up from a cannibalized standard extruder changed the nozzle out for a 0.5 heated up and got started.. Did bed calibration a couple of times and all looked good with a nice even s...