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CHAVO A8 Z Wobble Upgrade

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CHAVO A8 Z Wobble Upgrade by Chavostyle Sep 9, 2017

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Summary

This is an upgrade for the Chavo A8 to get rid of Z wobble.

Here is the link to the frame:
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2156369

I have uploaded 2 versions. One ("Inch") is for the regular 3/16 inch thickness of the frame, and the other (5mm) is meant for a 5mm thickness. The part was modeled in AutoCAD and then converted to a SketchUp file in case anyone would like to modify it to their needs. SketchUp has a plugin that allows you to create .stl files.

Here is a link to that plugin:
https://extensions.sketchup.com/en/content/sketchup-stl
or
https://github.com/SketchUp/sketchup-stl

Materials needed:
Balls Bearing 608ZZ ID/Bore 8mm/22mm/7mm

Place the Ball bearing inside the Z Wobble hole and then place it on the frame part as shown in the pictures.

Good Luck!

Print Settings

Printer:

Anet A8

Rafts:

No

Supports:

No

Resolution:

.2

Infill:

50

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It appears that the models included in the file here on Thingiverse are both the Inch version. I have printed both all 4 models and none of them appear to be the 5mm variant.

1/16 inch is extremely close to 5mm. If you download the STL and open it in a CAD program you would be able to measure the slight differences. The slight differences are for a snug fit. The file sizes are also different.

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