New filament guide

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New filament guide

Post by Eric_at_Tamaggo » Sat Sep 14, 2013 4:03 pm

I would like to suggest my design for the filament guide that holds the cable over the spool.
Recently I had a problem when the printer head is moving in the X direction. The cable made a clutching noise and made the printer head skit. I affected the quality of the print, so I tried to fix the cable with masking tape to make it more "loose". It worked good, but the cable slowly slipped of the tape. I tried this little part that would have the same flex as the masking tape and it work great. If anyone else has this problem, you should try this out!

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Re: New filament guide

Post by sgedesigns » Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:03 am

Thanks Eric, just downloaded your filament guide. Nice design. Now I got to got to work on the spool holder!

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