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Ender 3 - Z-Axis Bearing Stabilizer

by benawhite Jan 21, 2019
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Unfortunetly it didn't work for me. It jammed my z axis motion. From about 8cm up it jams and doenst rise any higher. Had to take it down. Does anyone have a solution for this?
Thank you

You need to leave the screws loose, raise the x-axis all the way to the top, then tighten the screws down.

Ok, I'll try that. Thank you

Thank you. I wasn't sure if it needed to be inserted mid print or not.

Overall my print came out pretty good, only issue I had was the beginning overhand of the larger outside arc, seemed to have a little sag or not go super straight but after that layer it was fine and the rest looks great. Thanks.

Do you put the bearing in afterwards? Does it attach to a knob that's a separate stl document?

Sorry, I'll update the instructions, but the first thing you should do is insert the bearings into the printed stabilizer, then proceed to attaching the stabilizer to your printer.

The knob can be found in the "remixed from" section of this page

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Do I need a new mount for the Z stepper motor in order to increase the height of the Z lead screw? Or this will work on a stock printer?
I?m asking this because my lead screw is not higher than the frame so I don't get how to screw the knob in....

It worked with my stock ender 3... the top is recessed for the z knob to fit into

Great! I haven't had the time yet to create this myself and add to my ZKNOB design. I'll definitely print one for my Ender 3 and add a link to it from the ZKNOB description if it works as expected.