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A better tensioner for Printrbot LC v2

by SwimmingNaked, published

A better tensioner for Printrbot LC v2 by SwimmingNaked Jul 30, 2013

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Summary

The original tensioner block (shown in the image as the wooden piece sitting on the bed) with the two wooden hand-adjust screws had some major issues, including dragging on the belt and chipping off chunks of wood to fall in my prints. The new one gives a much greater range of tightening and doesn't risk damaging your belt to the point of it wearing right through!

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Print this, then you will need to use a small file on the belt slot to get it through and have enough room to loop it back around the printed pin. A piece of 1.75mm filament would work just as well.

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