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by MikeOToole
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: OpenBuild vs linear bearings
Replies: 10
Views: 2935

Re: OpenBuild vs linear bearings

I build on a budget but would use linear rails if they were superior enough to v-wheels with aluminium extrusions (my current choice) at an affordable price... (I know v-wheels cost more than roller bearing + rods but...) Decision Process: First I had to decide what to build the printer frame with.....
by MikeOToole
Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Filaments
Topic: Favourite filament?
Replies: 11
Views: 5960

Re: Favourite filament?

One thing for certain, you don't have to pay big money to get quality prints, or to put it another way, filament cost might not (doesn't) reflect print quality. Having said that, I have tuned in the printer setting for all the filaments to such a degree that quality is excellent and pretty even acro...
by MikeOToole
Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: 3D Printers
Topic: CR-10
Replies: 2
Views: 2538

Re: CR-10

Thank you, that's pretty much as I thought (the reasoning behind opting for the CR-10). I had a couple of issues out of the box... The Y-axis micro-switch was actually open circuited causing the bed to smash the micro-switch carrier... The Z-axis coupler was considerably stretched (the threaded scre...
by MikeOToole
Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: YouTube
Topic: Do we have BBCode for Youtube embed?
Replies: 4
Views: 962

Re: Do we have BBCode for Youtube embed?

I don't believe it has been added yet...

Not sure if you guys are familiar with phpBB 3.1, if I can help just holler...
Mike
by MikeOToole
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Introduce Yourself!
Replies: 14
Views: 5219

Re: Introduce Yourself!

Mike for Dublin, Ireland... I purchased my first printer to play with... don't actually have anything specific to build but I can't wait to print something (printer should arrive this week)... My background is in electronics (design) so I have lots of projects without enclosures... will fix that in ...
by MikeOToole
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:42 am
Forum: 3D Printers
Topic: CR-10
Replies: 2
Views: 2538

CR-10

Thomas, best 3D printer Videos on youtube :mrgreen: keep up the good work... My firs Printer For my first printer I originally intended to purchase the Prusa i3 MK2 but after seeing the quality of prints from the CR-10 (allow for the saving if purchased during a flash sale), I decided to purchase it...