Glass Offset Tricky Clippy
by AdanA, published
Along the lines of LeftAngle's http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:29214 but using a printed plastic part instead of glass to provide the offset.
Sized for 3.3mm thick glass and Replicator 1.
The goal is to trick your printer to make room for glass on the HBP.
Print (I used 20% fill, 0 extra shells). I got impatient and stopped it at 70%. It doesn't need to be as long as I made it.
Measure the thickness of the "top" (assuming you have oriented it as if you'll be clipping down onto something). I wanted this to be slightly less than my glass thickness (because I had a spring nearly slack), so I sanded it until this measured closer to 3.2mm. YBPMV.
Note the location where the Z axis limit switch makes contact with the platform support structure when you do the "home axes" routine. Clip this onto the plywood at that location. Press firmly to ensure it's all the way on.
Your fingers may be more nimble than mine. I needed forceps to accomplish this.
Use caution as you go to home the axes for the first time with glass on there. Start, maybe, by cranking down on the adjustment nuts a half turn or so.
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