Monthly Archives: July 2010

How many different ways can you mess up a Z axis? 9 so far.

Brutis, my Mini Mendel rework is coming along nicely.  Because all the parts are so small, I can change the design, print off the part and attach to my test frame 20 minutes later, then throw the off part into … Continue reading

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Death by Wife

I am SO dead.  I purchased 6 foot of the PTFE Tubing, and a 6 foot stick of 6mm smooth rod without consulting the wife 1st.  $40 will be noticed :).   Even though I don’t plan on using my … Continue reading

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A week like no other.

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Fundementally changing Mini Mendel in HeeksCAD

After installing my Makerbot MK5 worm gear, and a Makergear idler wheel my Plastruder has printed almost 40 hours non stop without a single hiccup, which is unprecedented for me. In case you didn’t know Makergear’s version of an idler … Continue reading

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Google RepRap feed update

We are now up to 250 different feeds on the Google RepRap feed. With this new update we now have: Live updates of all RepRap, and Makerbot related items on Flikr, Photobucket, Picassa, Ebay, Sellsimply, & Etsey. We are up … Continue reading

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Good Deals, and a little bit of Vanity

My RP parts for Mendel over at sellsimp.ly finally have bidders, they are at $155 now. I will be sending the parts out Tuesday the 6th, no matter what they are going for. The Winston Salem Journal came over and … Continue reading

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