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Offline Btje

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Re: 3d printer - Leapfrog creatr conversion
« Reply #25 on: May 02, 2022, 03:31:14 PM »
I have the creatr HS and am thinking of modding it to to have an improved printer of my CR10. I saw you post. Nice work. I have a question, why didn't you put the rails upside down?

Offline BillTodd

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Re: 3d printer - Leapfrog creatr conversion
« Reply #26 on: May 03, 2022, 05:35:03 PM »
 Hi Btje, welcome to the forum  :mmr:

Good question :-)

My immediate response is that the motors would then be poking up above the rail extrusions, if mounted on the rail itself (IYSWIM) . But really it was  just how it looked best to me in the cad model.  :D

It might have been a bit more difficult to mount the motors if the Y axis extrusion had been flush with the top . I don't think it would have caused any other difficulties.

If you do start a conversion , I'd love to see it, so do post a blog somewhere  :proj:





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Re: 3d printer - Leapfrog creatr conversion
« Reply #27 on: May 04, 2022, 07:58:00 AM »
Distraction 2:

microwave oven transformer based spot welder  -
works better than expected :-)   - happily welds 2x 2mm dexion angles, 15mm ball to steel and , most surprisingly , a steel ball to an aluminium plate
Bill