Assembly of an MK8

Preamble

There are an awful lot of cheap MK8 extruders, and their derivatives (close and not so close), out there – with different number of parts, different bolts (lengths and thicknesses), screws, washers,  varying arm designs (enclosed or non-enclosed bearings), etc.. However, not many assembly instructions. So I’ll ramasser a few different assembly pictures here.

This post was inspired by How to build the extruder motor holder for the Kossel Mini

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The best Arduinos that I have ever bought…

…were from this vendor: ukings

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Wilson II print times

Preamble

Following on from Building a Wilson II in Bangkok and the somewhat crazy prices for locally sourced printed parts, after finding out that a neighbour has a 3D printer, I decided to have another attempt at printing the parts for the Wilson 2.

If print time is charged at 1 baht/minute then how much would it cost to print a Wilson II 3D printer? Or more precisely, how long would it take to print all of the required parts?

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