Tag Archives: RepRap
All I have left is to wire up the power supply and attach the heated bed!
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
I just thought of an amazing alternative to the RepRap motherboard that doesn’t need a computer to drive it: the BeagleBoard! This way, you could have it interpret the G-code directly and quickly (as opposed to MakerBot’s way of doing … Continue reading
This set of parts is a little over half of all the parts needed to build a RepRap Mendel. If I don’t get any offers for the complete half-set, I will start offering parts individually. If you want individual parts, … Continue reading
Yup. It ran until it had run out of plastic. When I looked at the computer, the screen was flashing random patterns. Yeah, it was that bad. Then, this happened: AND THIS IS WHY YOU MUST NEVER EVER FOREVER NEVER … Continue reading
If you’ve wanted to make a mini-Mendel with your MakerBot, I made a set of production files to do just that.
It was printed in PLA sans-raft. There was no warping. At all. Here’s where to get the file.
A few days ago, I ordered some PLA (from UltiMachine, at $47.50) so I could print out larger objects without warping. It’s arrived, and now I have to figure out how to modify my MakerBot to use it. I found … Continue reading
This post summarizes the events of the past few days: – MakerBot randomly stops during large print (Mendel extruder), causing blob; blob makes print fail epicly. – Happens again; no idea what’s going wrong. – I tighten the X/Y belts. … Continue reading
Ok, I finally got around to getting some pictures organized, so here they are: