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Guide: How to Install a Glass Bed

Installing a glass bed is one of the most common upgrades on any 3D Printer, there is simply no better build surface out there. New owners find themselves with more questions than answers though, encountering a wide range of opinions as to what will work best. Suggestions include anything from using picture frame glass and… Continue reading Guide: How to Install a Glass Bed

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Essential Mods to Upgrade Your 3D Printer (Maker Select v2)

When I first purchased my Maker Select, I already had a hefty list of mods planned before it even arrived. I spent weeks researching every ounce of information available, prepared to replace or upgrade any parts that would help improve my prints. While these machines have fantastic results right out of the box, a few… Continue reading Essential Mods to Upgrade Your 3D Printer (Maker Select v2)

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Guide: Upgrading the Y-Axis Linear Bearings (Maker Select v2)

While the Maker Select and Wanhao Duplicator i3 are well built machines overall, they do make use of low grade parts to cut costs at the sacrifice of some quality. The linear bearings are a perfect example, often creating a grinding noise during movement or rough transitions as the plate travels. While this can be improved with lubrication, replacing the… Continue reading Guide: Upgrading the Y-Axis Linear Bearings (Maker Select v2)