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Thank you for asking to help. Yes, I could use help. Do you use OpenSCAD? That is what I am using for design work. The printer has been working pretty well, given there is a lot of design work left to do. Once it was calibrated, and I didn't do anything rash, prints were okay. Yesterday, I had catastrophic failure. The filament tangled around the spool during a print. The printer is so light, it hoisted itself with filament right off the bench! Yikes. The filament broke off inside the extruder. That was easy to fix. The print bed fell out of calibration, and I'm tweaking as I type.I really need to improve the design of the x and y-axis slides. They require constant tinkering. I have an idea for an improved version. The print bed mounts are also unstable, and the y-axis platform that supports the print bed needs work too.My biggest problem is that this is my only printer, so it has to be stable enough to print its own parts. Before the filament tangle failure, it was working fine. I'm hoping I can nurse it back to health.Most of the parts came from Dave Kennell's Pocker Printer. He has posted most of the parts in STL. Dave has been a great help. He printed a set of parts for me. Unfortunately, some of my parts appear to be different than his STL files. I am attempting to reverse engineer all the printer parts. I will publish both the OpenSCAD and STL as I progress.How exactly would you like to help?