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X5S Z support System

by DKDaigle Sep 14, 2018
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Yup just the flat bar.

Any chance you can upload the model of the zbar? I would like to machine a thicker one.

??? The Flat Bar itself?

Yup, just the stock flate bar, I figure if I machine it out of thicker aluminum it will be alot better.

How do you screw on the 8mm nut and the 2 linear bearing on the Z bed mount? I dont see any holes for the screws. Also.. can you take better pictures of the Z bed mount please ? I like your design and think the main issue with stock bed mount is that its not stiff enough

There are no holes to secure it cause I'm still using the flat bar. I bolted into the flat bar usings the two big holes on the side of the lead screw. On the ends you bolt threw the flat bar and the plastic support to the bed rails.

are you using a flange linear bearing at the top, fastened at the top and through the metal bar as comes with the X5S? Or are you using a linear bearing without the flange inside the plastic piece? A close-up picture would help greatly. Thanks very much!!

very good thanks