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Almost there…

All I have left is to wire up the power supply and attach the heated bed!

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Any Recommendations for Prusa Mendel Parts?

Progress on the RepRap has slowed to a crawl and it’s really bumming me out. Building from kits is SO much easier than sourcing the parts yourself. I’ve probably gotten the final cost estimate into the $600-$700 range by now. … Continue reading

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RepRap Prusa Mendel 8mm Rods

A week ago, I bought three 3′ lengths of 8mm smooth rod for my Prusa Mendel because I wanted to use LM8UU bearings. After receiving the rod and cutting it, I’ve fond that they make a huge difference in reducing … Continue reading

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It has begun…

Well, I finally pulled the metaphorical trigger and bought the hardware for my SAE Prusa Mendel. It’s so exciting! I┬áprobably overpaid ($73.88 + shipping), but it was nice to get everything all at once from McMaster-Carr (I don’t have a … Continue reading

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Prusa Mendel X-Carriage

This is the day you will always remember as the day I FINALLY PRINTED THE PRUSA X-CARRIAGE! If you can’t tell, I’m really excited. It turns out that the missing ingredient to my MakerBotting success was some isopropyl alcohol (70%, … Continue reading

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Making a Prusa Mendel

I’ve decided to print as many parts as I can to make a Prusa Mendel. Hopefully I can make enough parts so I can just ask some people to make the parts my CupCake can’t make. Currently, every object I … Continue reading

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