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Broken gear on your paper shredder? Don’t throw it out! Print a new one!

by on Mar.29, 2015, under 3d printing, Electronics, Reprap Prusa

I had this industrial paper shredder forever, it always had one broken tooth on the main drive gear that made a cringe-able thump every rotation. (Hence why I acquired it for free :) )

Info of the shredder: The worn sticker says”world ssc5″  after some research I found it to also be known as the “CCS 5000 Achiever”

After many years of use and abuse I finally gave up when the thump became louder and it was very apparent that the gears were slipping now.

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Another tooth was broken! Is this the end of my shredder?

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3doodler defective fan?

by on Jan.24, 2014, under 3d printing

I love my 3Doodler. It is a tool I can not live without. So today when it started to jam and not pull in filament properly I took it apart to see what was going on.
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Yup it was jammed with ABS dust.
 
Then I noticed the fan…
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prusa i2 print issue

by on Jan.07, 2014, under 3d printing, Reprap Prusa

So I am trying to debug my prusa i2 after having been rebuilt with a ton of new parts. I keep getting these messed up prints where the vertical shells don’t bond or have a gap between them along with a gap between the vertical shells and the infill.
 
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Lyman extrude and my Prusa

by on Apr.07, 2013, under 3d printing, Reprap Prusa

Been building a Lyman extrude to extrude my own filament.
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Finally !!!!

by on Oct.05, 2012, under 3d printing, Reprap Prusa

It prints good!


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From Minecraft to real life!

by on Oct.02, 2012, under 3d printing, Reprap Prusa

This was a spawn that I made in minecraft
the sphere is 1 block thick

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more prusa prints

by on Oct.01, 2012, under 3d printing, Reprap Prusa


 

Safety switch mount location mount ideas

bolt to the end?

Holes in bottom can be used for a clamp or snap in mount maybe?

Bolt to the bar?

less tempting to hit bar mount?

block the ramps fan mount?

Make a custom z stepper mount that can be bolted to?

maybe attach to the extra bit of rod?
 
 
 

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prusa prints need help

by on Sep.24, 2012, under 3d printing, Reprap Prusa

This banding issue is driving me crazy
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Hmm thats not right

by on Sep.09, 2012, under 3d printing, Reprap Prusa

I noticed my j-head was moving about 1/2 a cm when the filament was retracting.
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