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Prusa i3 Spool Mount

by MarkBenson, published

Prusa i3 Spool Mount by MarkBenson Mar 11, 2013

Description

A spool mount that sits on the top of an aluminium plate Prusa i3

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Yes, it's the old style Einstein dual extruder.
It's an Einstein, right?
What dual extruder is that?

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Instructions

Print two plate mounts and two spool mounts. Cut 2 identical length M6 threaded rods and fit to each, with nuts and bolts, a plate mount and a spool mount. Cut a length of M8 threaded rod to carry your filament spool (with spool adapters - thingiverse.com/thing:60723 ) and press fit it into the spool mounts.

This does add some weight to the aluminium plate and does make the frame bend backwards. This may affect prints but I am still testing that.

Check back to sub-design.co.uk/i3build/ to see how that pans out.

Ooops! Missed an STL - had two copies of the scad file for the spool mount. Added STL 29th March 2013.
What dual extruder is that?
It's an Einstein, right?
Yes, it's the old style Einstein dual extruder.
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