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#21

Here is my Original: A Monoprice Select Mini,

And here is my next: the Anet A8,

It’s been a blast so far and I can’t wait for the first actual build, just gotta get the electronics!

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#22

Started with a 2014 sunhokey when I came across Tom’s Dolly project

I think in that photo I was printing one of the X carriage parts. I was printing in ABS and had to use a brim to even hope of getting bed adhesion.

Anyway it’s been a long road but I finally got my cables tidied altho power supply isn’t mounted yet:

Mega+RAMPS from Makerbase, didn’t start smoking like my first set:

I made some strategic upgrades vs Tom’s design by going for an aluminum frame and a genuine E3D hot end.

Print quality is basically night and day. Sunhokey on left, Dolly on right:

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#23

This is my Dolly but to be honest it is becoming an actual MK2S. I now have an original Prusa frame, I bought a Rambo Mini board and I am waiting for a MK42 clone to install.

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#24

Hictop 3dp-17, Ikea LACK enclosure. This is my first 3d printer, I had big plans but for now I am happy that it will print fidget spinners. Bought this off of Amazon hoping I would get lucky and get something that worked ok, I was very wrong.
Thanks for looking!

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#25

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#26

I started with a Reprap Neo, shortly followed by a Trunigy Fabrikator (discount decision) and I am now pretty satisfied with my custom printer.

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#27

Started with an Anet A8 then a CTC i3 then a Cocoon Create (Wanhao duplicator i3 plus) and now a Prusa i3 MK2s next up is a “Dolly” :smiley:
The Prusa i3 MK2simage
The Anet A8 with a Cocoon Create print matimage
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#28

My 101hero which I have had for a few months and is still working. Not the best printer in the world but it does print. :smiley:
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And my Anet A8 which I picked up in the last 2 weeks. It was printing fine until an issue with the y-axis switch port on the main board put it out of commission. Currently waiting on a new board :?

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#29

My first printer plus my first KickStarter by Billy Zelsnack.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7272/7656300214_6004a4efdb_c.jpgPrintxel 3D Printer by jendave3, on Flickr

The PrintXel was replaced by a ZeGo bot Mini delta.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2843/33888969576_5e93bf5217_c.jpgIMG_20160616_122636 by jendave3, on Flickr

Just need to hook it up to a RPi3 so I don’t have to move my laptop between rooms when I want to print. Maybe even upgrade to a SmoothyWare board.

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#30

My first printer, built in early 2013, is this Prusa I2. It has been my go- to work horse as it keeps churning out the prints. It was built from scratch using printed parts from NW Reprap and hardware from McMaster-Carr. It uses a homemade Gen7 controller with Teacup firmware. The controller parts were purchased from Digi-Key Electronics. The whole tally including the 30amp power supply was around $ 725.00 which at the time was cheap for a 3D printer. It currently uses a aluminum heat bed heated with a 180watt silicone pad heater. The heatup time from room temp to 220 is 6-7 minutes. The hot end is a J-Head Mk V from hotends.com for 3.00mm filament. I use Pronterface loaded on the Raspberry PI to run the prints from a USB stick. I take great pride in keeping my electronics and wiring nice and tidy.
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I built this one a year later. It uses a Ramps 1.4 controller w/ Marlin, E3D Chimera , aluminum bed w/220 Watt silicone pad heater and a RepRapDiscount.com Full Graphic Smart Controller. Most prints are from the SD Card. It is powered by a Meanwell 50amp 12vdc power supply. The inverted Gregs Wade extruders are perfectly suited for the dual 1.75mm bowden setup. It is such a reliable printer that I don’t think twice before starting 24+ hour prints. And, as you can see, my compulsion for wire organization extend to this new printer.

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#31

Well, here is mine.

Please be gentle… :mrgreen:

Flyingbear P902.

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#32

Nothing much to say about this thing but that it squirts plastic and can print for hours and hours.

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Prusa I2 currently under construction. I hope to have it finished by December. I have a Rambo controller
and heat bed on order. I’m really looking forward to using this printer. I know its going to produce some
great prints.

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#33

My only functioning printer. E3D V6 w/ amplified PT100. 300x200mm bed. MKS SBase 1.3. DIY Titan extruder. 0.9 degree X and Y steppers. Enclosure is a temperature controlled and auto on/off heated enclosure. Although even w/ polycarbonate I never found I needed to turn the heaters on. So I’ve removed all the wiring that connected to the printer.

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I’m currently building a reinforced frame for this printer and will be converting it to a single Z motor. Also have a Wilson 2 95% finished (also single Z motor). Just waiting for the closed loop belts to arrive (been 2 months already).

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#34

Finished building another ‘Prusa’.
200x300x185mm build space.
E3D V6 + 0.6mm nozzle.
E3D Titan
Nidec hotend fan and Sunon MagLev part cooling fan.
Single Z-motor w/ 1:2 gearing.
MKS SBase 1.3
Raspberry Pi Zero W

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#35

That’s awesome! Could you share some info about those sliders?

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#36

This is my prusa frankeinstein, each piece from different supplier and I did plenty of improvements during the four years I am working on it.
Now it runs a E3d v6 hot end with a titan extruder and an Ir Z probe.
The next improvement is a multimaterial hotend, it’s a mix between a Chinese hotend and original E3d chimera pieces. The approach will be the same of the make multimaterial solution but not a more compact shape… We will see if it will work. :wink:

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#37

Thats my setup. Lovly Anycubic Kossel & my baby: A bq prusa i3 Hephestos with “some” modifications :slight_smile:

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#38

I have a self build P3Steel XL running on a DuetWifi with a titan extruder, e3D hot endand a BLTouch like probe for bed levelling. It sits in an insulated heat chamber that’ll reach 50c from only the Heated bed at 115c.
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I’m also completing an SLA LCD 3D Printer of my own design
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This Christmas I plan on converting this Makerbot 5th Gen replicator into a useful CoreXY machine replacing the electronics with a DuetWifi and new hot end/extruder.
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I’m also inheriting an Ormerod soon.

And last but not least, I am waiting on a Kodama Obsidian Deluxe in Black that I kickstarted :stuck_out_tongue:

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#39

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The day my LulzBot Mini was delivered!
Have since invested in an acrylic case and a Flexystruder to print with flexible filament. Have also added a Raspberry Pi to use Octoprint and LED lighting to make it much easier to see the print bed and to allow for a future remote camera upgrade.

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#40

My printer is an Alunar M505. Same as ANET A8. Most peoples would say that all the upgrades Ive made doesn’t worth it and that I should just have bought a CR-10. But I very like my printer and I’ve learn so much in the process of pimping it. It’s linked with Octoprint via a raspberry pi 3.

Alexandre Cliche

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