Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by piercet » Wed Mar 11, 2015 3:17 pm

The bearing sits on a short piece of metal rod, about 1 inch long. This exploded diagram shows the parts that go into a very similar extruder. http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTA0MlgxMzg5/$(KGrHqNHJEIE92L,-dfYBPiK,4v1uQ~~60_57.JPG

The lulzbot variant uses slightly longer cap screws for the idler arm retention screws, and the two springs are missing from that picture. Lulzbot typically adds an idler arm latch piece and 2 M3 (M4? I forget) cap screw thumbscrew covers to make those idler arm adjustment screws easier to manipulate by hand, but that is optional.

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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by billyd » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:24 am

Did you realize the flexi has .5mm nozzles?

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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by Wolfie » Fri Mar 13, 2015 6:30 pm

billyd wrote:Did you realize the flexi has .5mm nozzles?
one .35 and one .50. Yes. Easy to get a .35 and put it on or buy an extra budda assembly.
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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by billyd » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:51 pm

No, they're both .5mm nozzles.

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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by Wolfie » Mon Mar 16, 2015 3:55 pm

I am pretty positive mine had .35 and .5. I will double check when I get home.
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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by billyd » Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:53 pm

There are 4 standard dual extruders in stock at Amazon. There was 5 a little while ago ;-)

Anyway my flexi has .5mm nozzles for both.

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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by Wolfie » Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:05 pm

I was correct. Primary is .35, secondary (Flexi) is .50. Maybe they changed it between when you got yours and I got mine?
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Primary Extruder
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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by billyd » Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:23 pm

Wow that's strange. I wish mine was like that. I don't like .5mm nozzles in general. Yes I just got mine less than a week ago. But I bought it through matterhackers, so I don't know how long they had it on their shelf.

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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by Wolfie » Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:03 pm

billyd wrote:Wow that's strange. I wish mine was like that. I don't like .5mm nozzles in general. Yes I just got mine less than a week ago. But I bought it through matterhackers, so I don't know how long they had it on their shelf.
Rofl! Thats where I got mine too! Ordered it on Mar 4th.
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Re: Convert Flexi-Dualie to standard Dual Head?

Post by Gbleck » Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:35 am

So wait... why can't you use the flexi side to extrude abs?

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