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Hi there,

Take a look at the second video on the main page. It shows that the weight of the track alone (no counterweight attached) can overcome the inertia of the cap/shaft/net assembly and generate a full rewind without the filament spool.

Do your rewinders perform similarly, or does the track remain in place when you release it?"

You have a very good point here, it could be my track is getting stuck. I am using the "spring track". I will check tomorrow taken off all my counterweight to see if my rewinder performs similarly, or whether it get stuck at a particular position.


In the interim, I do have one thought.......Have you tried upgrading your bearings?

Nope i am using generic 608zz bearing similiar to the one in this link
https://www.amazon.ca/Ball-Bearings-SODIAL-Skateboard-Roller/dp/B01EIYJ1U8/ref=sr_1_19?keywords=608zz+bearing&qid=1564905390&s=sports&sr=1-19

I really appreciate the suggestion on the bearing, I will go order a set and $25 dollar a set is reasonable. If this can contribute to the having a better rewind experience I am all for it :)

I am also wondering does it matter if I have the filament loading from top or bottom. In your example, the spool of filament is feeding in the underside. For me, I have it feeding over the top. In my experience, PLA or other rigid material seems to work fine in both orientations. Do you have any opinion or thought about this?

Anyhow, I will take your advise and check my setup and report back :)
Cheers