Tinkey Struder for shorter shaft

by truehybridx, published

Tinkey Struder for shorter shaft by truehybridx Dec 25, 2012


I bought a couple geared steppers from Trinity Labs which ended up being the shorter shafts.

Like a normal hacker I took a design I liked and worked it into fitting what I have on hand. Sketchup did a surprising job with this :P

V1 has the same exact holes as the original Tinkey Struder just with a wider back to line up the shaft a bit better. (I hope, currently testing)

V2 has a longer base to fit mounts for greg extruders.

I really needed the V2 only but figured I'd release them both.

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Print V1 or V2 depending on the mounting you need. (May slightly be off???)

Print the Idler from the original Tinkey Struder.

Use longer motor mounting bolts :(

***More info as I make progress

Update 1:

  • It looks like making the dimensions for an exact fit was a mistake, filing down the original idler is probably required :(
  • It might be neccessary to file or edit the body down by about half a millimeter, my shaft is long enough so I can adjust the hobbed gear some but i dont know if i trust it yet