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Locker for Wanhao I3 Filament Guide for Top Spool Holder

by JonBAL Jan 20, 2016
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the part where the bolts screw into should be same thickness

mine broke where the bolt was located since it was a lot more thinner

please upload another version.

Great idea although I find the filament gets caught in the slit and restricts its movement. Would be worried leaving it printing unattended.

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Worked great. Thanks for this design. Appreciate it.

What is the benefit of using this?

It keeps the filament from working its way out of the filament guide during prints. My filament would routinely come out of the guide while printing often before I added a locker.

Great addition to the filament guide. My first PLA guide split close to the frame, so I'm trying again with ABS. Thank you.

This part seems to restrict the filament a little too much. i found the tension got quite high as it would stick on it. Perhaps a thinner design would work better.

The sharp edge led to tuck my filament - dont shure if the lock ring is helping or just a risk! :/

One of the first things i made with my new printer :) thanks for the design and sharing

Nice!! Much more elegant than the zip tie I was using before!

SORRY, I thought i was commenting on the filament holder. The locker, which i am commenting now on is absulutely perfect! No Problems at all!

Perfect for me, but a bit weakat the base. There are a lot of updatet and altered designs based on this out there which are more rigid. But it does what it should do, also with this design.

Hello, where can i find the complete arm design ?

Found it: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:979847/

Lol now I see that there is actually a link in the description for it :D

Wanhao I3 Filament Guide for Top Spool Holder
by grezmel

Thank you for designing this - works brilliantly

Printing this now, thank you!

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I use filament filter http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:492067 as locker

Universal Filament Filter and Lubricator

is it the same dimensions as this one?

This is really useful thing, thank you very much!