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Upgrade your Y axis to 300 mm (12") or more or less, GT2 belt drive, and eliminate Y-Sag in one mod...
2014-02-19, REV.B: Added ZScrewMount for printers purchased after 10/23/2013 where they changed the Z screw assembly. Also changed Z Endstop Extension to a better design.
2014-03-17, REV.C: Modified Z nut mounting to accomodate ACME nut. Uploaded new version of ExtendYPlate.stl as ExtendYPlateRevC.stl.
2014-03-23: Uploaded front plate for 2014 Simple fan and aluminum extruder. "ExtendYFront2014AlExtruder.stl"
2014-03-24: Uploaded front plate for 2014 Simple, Fan, Aluminum extruder, and Cable management. "ExtendYFront2014AlExtruderCable.STL"
2014-03-25: Updated "ExtendYFront2014ExtruderCable.stl" to "ExtendYFront2014ExtruderCableRevA.stl" which includes mounting for a bolt on fan duct extension. Also uploaded "ExtendYFanDuct.stl" as the extension piece for the fan duct.
2014-04-02: Uploaded a version of the front end for the 2013 Simple that includes a side mounted fan like the 2014. "ExtendYFront2013Fan.slt" Use with "ExtendYFanDuct.stl"
2014-04-07: Uploaded a version of the rear end that allows the use of identical length rods. With this rear end the rod lengths need to be at least 175mm longer than your desired stroke.
2014-04-14: Uploaded an updated version of the end stop flag RevA. This will allow you to insert the belt thru the flag and remove some of the belt vibration.
2014-04-17: Uploaded an updated version of the front end for the aluminum extruder that includes some extra supports. "ExtendYFront2014AlExtruderRevA.stl"
2014-05-11: Uploaded a version of the rear end that uses a clamp to secure the rods, and allows the upper rod to pass thru, so equal length rods can be used. "ExtendYRearClamp.stl"
This design was inspired by kingfuroy's Modified Simple http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:238932
Feedback is strongly encouraged.
Printrbot Simple, 300mm Y Axis-No Sag! by iamjonlawrence is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial license.
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