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BLShield | The BLTouch saver. Prevents bent probe pins for BL Touch, 3D Touch, and others.

by printermods Feb 11, 2019
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Thank you so much, I habe broken my pin before I found this live saver.

Thank you so much, I habe broken my pin before I found this live saver.

Thanks. Awesome idea.

I printed two of these on my ender3 and both are tight, but not tight enough to remain on without glue. Is that expected, or is it a sign that I need to calibrate and/or shrink my print by a % or two?

Hi Derron. You should check to make sure that your overlap settings / esteps are correct. You could probably get away with printing it 1.5-2% lower, as well. Let us know how it works out!

BTW, you can use this to help easily tune Esteps in the future: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3787255

Easy E-Steps Extruder Calibration and Measurement Tool for M92 Esteps

Hmm i have a original bltouch, but when i fit it on, right till up to the connector, it sticks out further than the print nozzle.?

I know this response is very late, but I just printed it and ran into this same thing. Turns out I hadn't pressed it fully on, it has to go up to right below the connector.
If you did this and it's still an issue, your probe is too low for the shield, so you need to raise the probe

Printed with 100% infill, I have BLTouch v2 (plastic) works perfectly, nice snug-fit!
Thank you for the great design!

Printed in ABS-T at 0.3 fits the Creality BLTOUCH kit perfect. Thanks

Tried to fit on 3D Touch clone but no go - shape is different. Any chance could create for that?

Yes, though I'll need a few things. Some photos of the current fitment, highlighting the problem area(s), as well as the specific cloned model you are attempting to use. I should be able to give it a go from those.