While at the Midwest RepRap Fest I picked up some nylon

Well, all the nylon, and some other stuff too. I know nylon ought not be ran through my MakerGear hotends, but I water cool them so I should be able to keep the PEEK cool enough to be ok. I am pumped to start printing parts.  In album 3/17/14 View this post on Google+

I finally got a chance to give this a try at the Midwest RepRap Fest

I'd bought the app Thursday night so I could us it this weekend. I used a $50 black Friday special RCA 7" tablet. Plugged it into my Makergear Prusa Mendal running a fairly current marlin on ramps 1.4. It just worked. I love it when things just work. It took me a minute to figure […]

I tried making a water block for water cooling my MakerGear hot end this weekend…

I tried making a water block for water cooling my MakerGear hot end this weekend. I failed.       kinda… A bit of background as to WHY I would want to do such a project can be found at http://mike.creuzer.com/2013/01/watercooling-my-makergear-prusa-reprap.html I wanted to improve over the coil of copper being that I am about to re-install […]

I rebuilt my RepRap, and used a CMM and a spreadsheet to help me square the Mendal…

I rebuilt my RepRap, and used a CMM and a spreadsheet to help me square the Mendal Frame using 12 data points. A Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) captures XYZ measurements of differing points taken in 3d space. The one I am using is old, retired, out of calibration certification, and at it's outside edge of […]

I am in the process of rebuilding my Prusa Mendel RepRap

I bent the Z threaded rods pretty bad learning about the various ways to not use the printer. The Z wobble isolators helped, but it still had issues. I had a few parts left to print out for an 'upgrade' that allows the printer to print much taller. I printed these in the last of […]