While looking at filament runout sensors today, It popped into my head “hey, you could use that old micro switch off the Ender 3 Z end stop!” and then I took to Google to start searching. Sure enough, someone had already created a case for this same exact idea. I decided to take this idea…
We have owned the Ender 5 for awhile now, and you know we have been trying all types of upgrades! Currently our printer is at a state which is quite “finished” and can generate great parts in no time at all, with as good accuracy as you can ask from thermoplastics. The journey of trying…
We are back again with another budget friendly auto bed leveling solution; this time around we install it on the Ender 5! It’s basically the same kit but we have to print different parts and the assembly is just a little different. We will be basing our kit on the Hero Me Gen5 cooling system,…
If you haven’t noticed from most of the blog posts on this website, I am an owner of the Ender 3 3D Printer. I decided I wanted to try something “new” and I started hunting around for a deal on the Ender 5. I found on eBay some sellers in New York offering “used” Creality…
After scouring the internet for the “latest” marlin 2.0 bug-fix configuration that would actually allow Marlin to compile in VS Code for hours without luck, i decided to write my own configuration files. I will tell you that there are some configurations and firmware provided by BigTreeTech and other guys via Git hub; but those…
*FYI: This may still be a jumbled up mess, I am working on the editing of this post and writing as I do my own burn/upgrade. Bear with me please. If you are a tech savvy person like myself, the first thing you are wondering when you get your Ender 5; is what can I…
HeroMe Gen5 is a user created system to upgrade your Ender 3 (or other printer) to a stronger fan, with tested cooling ducts that actually cool the part as it is being printed. This system has been perfected over several years, and the community has shown great success with these parts. I use one personally,…
We are getting tons of questions about upgrading the filament feed tube, and whether it’s really worth it to pay for the expensive Capricorn tubing. I always ask the same questions, like are you planning to run filament other than PLA in the future? Also are you having any issues with retraction and extruder grinding?…
Happy New Years everyone! I hope you are sticking to your resolutions, while 3D Printing all sorts of neat new gadgets and useful items. This month I want to ask all readers to please like us on Facebook and begin to share your 3D Prints with us; we will certainly begin to improve our Facebook…
Hello everyone! It’s time again to do a TOP 5 Most Popular 3D prints, since Thingiverse has started to speed up a little it seems to be changing the top “Popular” files more often. It’s time to announce the top 5 most popular prints of November, as we will always remember in history which prints were hot as the future unfolds!
#1 Bottle Opener Cap Gun by 3Deddy
30% for most parts, print the trigger solid!
Filament: REAL PLA
PETG is too flexible I think so use PLA. Print the trigger SOLID!
Print it strong so it will not break while opening bottles.
#2 A Frame Bird House by APC514
#3 Flying Sea Turtle by amaochan
1.Layer height 0.2mm
2.Low down the flow to 90%or 95%.
4.Add oil on moveable parts.
5.Replace old parts with new parts which is added “-NEW” after the original part name.
6.Part “FT-GEAR02” is advised to print in layer height 0.1mm or 0.15mm,and it needs support.
#4 Mechanical Quick Grab/Release Phone Stand by Arron_mollet22
Visit the thingiverse URL for how-to install the pieces of print: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3681512
#5 Cute Mini Octopus by McGybeer
This is a 3D print that has been on our Top 5 multiple times, and it may continue to be!