Author Topic: FrankenCube v0.1 Its ALIVE!!!  (Read 4842 times)

Dan

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Re: FrankenCube v0.1 Its ALIVE!!!
« on: November 22, 2014, 01:32:12 am »
So in the end, I trashed the shitty 3d systems hotend and changed to a Merlin J-Head with Bowden Extruder.  Reason being, Bowden is light, I can remove the weight from the X axis by using a bowden tube rather than the 3D systems direct drive.  This will make the X Axis Lighter and hopefully more accurate at high speed.  Second, this puppy runs damn good on 12v. 

Basically I removed almost all of the hotend metal parts and motor, Drilled slot in the bottom metal plate of the X axis to hold the PEEK part of the hotend, then cable tied around the PEEK to hold it nice and tightly in place. 

Ill attach some pics later.