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Step 4: Actually looking like something
From a conversation with a friend who I was offering my skills as a 3D printer mechanic to, reminding her that it's both easy and fun to fix her Ender so she can print things again and she wouldn't need to feel bad about asking... Me : "You know, 3D printers are really really neat things! We should…

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Step 3: Assembly, atmospheric river edition
Earth Star Voyager, a Disney tv-series-plot-recycled-into-a-movie-of-the-week from 1988 spent about three hours hinting about "Assembly" that would finally get explained at the two and a half hour mark. I won't spoil it for you. Even if, you know, it looks greviously silly when compared to certain…

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Step 2: Arrival
Arrived: The printer parts kit The input shaper, klipper expander board, nevermore filter media, heat set insert tool, PET-GF filament (from Fabreko) The klicky probe kit, replacement fans for what's apparently cheap, wago connectors, extra magnets, and an extra set of shim rings. The 3D printed…

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Voron 0.2 R1 build
I figured it was worth making a build log for a Voron printer, because I guess everybody does. Why a Voron Zero: It's an enclosed printer to promote healthy geekroom air quality through the use of an enclosure and an air filter. It's CoreXY and Klipper and therefore has a lot of opportunities for…

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Step 1: Prep work
The plan: Get a Voron Zero so that I have a small printer that can print all of the ABS parts for a Voron Trident down the road at home. Get the Formbot kit because it's reasonably priced and other people have already built the kit and written up notes. None of the other non-LDO kit-makers have…