Kossel Mini Airtripper’s Bowden Extruder and Print Bed

image

You can chose just about any Bowden extruder for the Kossel Mini, I chose Airtripper’s Bowden Extruder.

Read More…

Kossel Mini 3D Printer Vertical Movement Tutorial

Vertical Rail Options

kossel movementThere are several options available for the vertical movement carriage of the Kossel Mini.  The thing is some options cost a LOT more money. I will show some options along with prices as of 1/1/2014.

 

 

$(KGrHqMOKooFIM4k2M6PBSJpoi,Gwg~~60_31. Use MR12 MGN12C HIWIN rail and truck currently about $140.00 after shipping…

 

 

 

 

IMG_0375-600x600

2. Use an additional printed carriage with Dual 623 V rollers currently around $80.00 after shipping… Read More…

Kossel Mini Tutorial, Push Rods, Effector, Auto Level Probe and Hot End

In this video I assemble the push rods, effector, and auto level probe.

img345

Push rods: They should be around 180MM and MUST be exactly the same length. If they are all a little bigger or smaller you can adjust in the software. Cut the head off of 12 M4X20 screws and screw the ball joint ends on to the rods, be careful not to split the rods so a tap may be needed. Read More…

New website and branding incoming

I am in the process of rebranding everything to a more memorable name and domain: Electron Hacks… ElectronHacks.com. I want to get a bunch of things squared away before going on a new spree of content and getting on a more regular posting schedule!  Things may be messy for a few weeks…

 

How to Build a Kossel Mini Tutorial, Frame

Why I am building a Kossel Mini

My first 3D printer was a Prusa Mendel V2 Reprap, after seeing the speed and precision of my bosse’s Rostock Max and drooling over his Kossel mini I decided it was time to make another printer. (You can find my Prusa Mendel V2 Reprap post here) I have found that half the fun of 3D printing is building the machine… especially if you are the type that enjoys tinkering and fiddling with gadgets. I have also found that 3D printing is absolutely a hobby, though, I am to cheap to try some of the more out of the box printers that are developing nowadays. I am not sure if the urge to build things or my cut-rate pocket-book drive my DIY printing hobby more… Read More…

Electric Hobby RC Cars for the Absolute Beginner

I found gathering all the info needed to dive into RC cars as a hobby kind of confusing. It helps a lot to have a mentor that you can ask questions but that is not always possible. Read More…

How to Solder for the beginner

 

Here are some good practices when soldering electronics. Read More…

How to terminate RJ45 connectors on Cat5 Ethernet cable

 

Making Cat5 Ethernet cables or repairing the ends is quite easy.

You will need a RJ45 connector, a crimper, and some strippers or a knife to strip the shield. Read More…

DIY The Most Useless Machine

The useless machine is a simple box with a switch and motor, when you turn on the switch the lid opens and the arm swings out and turns off the machine and then retracts. It is so simple but brings a smile to the face of everyone that tries! The Useless Machine was not created by me, it can be found in Make Magazine and in numerous Instructables and DIY articles online. Read More…

Programming a Replacement Keyless Entry Remote

It’s fairly easy to program a replacement keyless entry remote. Even better, what if you have two vehicles the same make, they use the same remote! Also when the battery goes bad remotes may require to be re paired with the vehicle. Read More…

Previous Page · Next Page