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Ord Bot build update and qu-bd extruder build issues

2013-04-13 01.54.10I got some parts in for my ORD BOT 3d printer build and I spent a good day putting it together.  Well I didn’t make as much progress as I anticipated and sadly had a pretty frustrating time, mostly with the QU-BD extruder build.  While it should have been fairly straight forward let me start off by pointing out the build instruction flaws.



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The ord bot build has begun!

2013-03-21 03.10.17I was greeted with a package today containing some of the parts for my 3d printer (ord boy hadron).  So late last night I spent about 6 hours putting the frame together.  I can’t say the assembly documentation was well spelled out, it was just barely enough to get it done.  And even then I know I put some parts on wrong.  I’m not worried about it though I just wanted to roughly put it together, as I have no electronics other than steppers at the moment.  So I’m still waiting on the extruder, heat bed, controller.  I didn’t bother running wires or aligning the rails.  It moves pretty good but I need to take the gantry off and flip the mounting bracket for the extruder, also some how I have the stepper on the wrong side for the y axis even though it shouldn’t matter.  I feel good about it, there were some annoying things like the front foot didn’t mount well. The holes in the aluminum weren’t tapped and the only tap I had was a cheap chinese one that didn’t work _at all_.