I took my printer apart to try to figure out why the bed isn't level. The Y rods where sitting crooked. I popped them out, rolled them on the counter-top to make sure they where still straight and put them back together. It's better, but still not perfect. I think the Y rod mounts are maybe stretched and the Y carriage is slightly less than perfect so they compound each other maybe.
I don't really know. I put it back together anyhow.
I tried to un-solder one of the power mosfets as I think I blew it, and that didn't go so well. I lifted the tracings off of the circuit board. I really don't like de-soldering braid.
The kitchen counter gets cluttered up with kitchen things. Fancy that! Time to move my printer off the counter!
I really buggered up the tracings when I tried to un-solder this mosfet. They fell right off. No Good.
I think I can top solder the mosfet. Tried it at least. I may need a new board soon.
Top dwon shot of a RAMPs 1.4 board that’s assembled.
The Pololu stepper controller boards with the trimmer pots set to the right setting.
The printer still works! A good sign. Now to print my backlog.
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