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alexvaughn23

Pincher V2 - The Ender 3 Adjustable Spool Holder Add-On

by alexvaughn23 Apr 16, 2019
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So, from reading comments on other upgrades, I've noticed that friction on PLA can start to make a squeaking noise. The friction will cause some wear and you will start to hear a squeaking noise. Have you noticed that with this print at all? This design definitely addresses a need. I just want to check before printing. Thanks.

As of this date I haven't experienced it yet. The tightening bolt shouldn't sit so tight that it causes friction. It's meant to support the frame of the spool. The only moving part during printing will be the spool itself. But if it worries you, a good alternative would be Nylon filament.