Saturday, 13 June 2009
Imperial vs. metric
It's kinda annoying that the McWire bot is designed partly in imperial units, partly in metric, and always described in metric. Some parts are in really odd imperial lengths that turn out to be very nice metric sizes, while others are nice in imperial units. And the printouts for cutting the acrylic pieces for the stages? Made for 8.5" x 11" paper, which means it doesn't quite fit on A4. Grumpf. Everybody know that metric has won.
After +nop head 's reply to my previous post, I decided to go ahead and print the new extruder holder, after tightening down the hoten...
With the new mount in, I needed to upload new firmware - even though slic3r can take a Z offset, it seems the heating position doesn't t...
Running under the hypothesis that the MDF expands and contracts with the humidity and temperature, I'll start each printing day checking...