Folgertech FT-5

Discussion of the Folger Tech FT-5 Large Scale 3D Printer Kit
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Re: Folgertech FT-5

Post by Xeno » April 21st, 2017, 5:08 am

I think I wrecked one of the stepper motors,
I was printing ABS and the enclosed chamber was at 70C, woke up to loud noises from the printer :)

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it seems to be a wiring problem, not a temperature problem, the X-axis wire might have a break in it, I just checked it by switching out a stepper from the Z-axis,
and the problem was the same :)

https://youtu.be/WG2EoW06Uyc

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Re: Folgertech FT-5

Post by LePaul » April 21st, 2017, 8:51 am

That's a hell of a shimy!

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Re: Folgertech FT-5

Post by Lez0 » October 15th, 2017, 10:47 am

Thanks for the tip LePaul.
I have seen these nozzles and they look good, do you need to modify anything because the E3Dv6 nozzle has a different connection to the existing nozzle.

regards

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Re: Folgertech FT-5

Post by LePaul » October 15th, 2017, 9:03 pm

Lez0 wrote:
October 15th, 2017, 10:47 am
Thanks for the tip LePaul.
I have seen these nozzles and they look good, do you need to modify anything because the E3Dv6 nozzle has a different connection to the existing nozzle.

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I bought the UltraLightWeight extruder mount from 713Maker.com and I also bought his gantry kit. Highly recommended!

If he has them in stock I would suggest his bed kit too, since the melamine (pressure board) stuff is really lacking

I'm using a Titan Aero with a pancake motor that some have had good luck with, others have had bad luck. Some use the Aero with a stepper and it should fit the extruder mount 713 sells (or you can buy the non-ultra light weight one at that works fine)

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