Recently the heated bed failed on my Prusa i3 Mk3 (from Prusa 3D). But on the up-side it wasn’t the bed itself, but the cables. So I seized the opportunity to make a video of the troubleshooting process. There’ll also be a follow up video on what replaced the original cable.
WowStick’s 1F Plus is, on the face of it, a decent low-torque power screwdriver. From the spec sheet it appears to be limited to low, non-plastic destroying torque on drive and a bit higher torque on reverse.
The Pelouze scale I use for quick weights has stopped zeroing out. Something appears to be sticking. So I’m pulling it’s tabs for a look inside!
Re-use is a common theme. And metal is one of the easiest things you can possibly re-use. But to re-use it you first need a metal melter to melt down the old metal before casting, forging, hammering, milling, or whatever process you’ll use to turn it into something new.
Building your own box fan filter is a great way to reduce the amount of dust in your workspace. I’m going a step further and adding in a variable speed motor control!
Today I’m adding some extra laptop storage space onto the workbench with a length of 2×4 and an underslung metal keyboard tray.
3 months ago I set out to buy the cheapest PLA filament on EBay and see if it was total garbage. And I’ve now printed off about two thirds of the spool. What’s do the prints look like after printing out a pound and a half of plastic?
It so happens that someone was having trouble writing a login script to run after failed attempts. And they needed not only a login script but one to run after some number of failed login attempts and to commit some arbitrary actions. You could do that with fail2ban, sure. But in this case there’s already…
With the old Craftsman drill press possibly squared I’ve moved on to checking for runout on the chuck. And to that end I’ve created a 3D printed runout gauge holder for round dial indicator.
Branded the Mingxi MX-180V mini metal lathe this model is available in a few different configurations from different resellers. And they’ll all have (for the 180V) a digital read-out and 8″ by 12″ work area.