Make a Repstrap (Part 2) – Weekend Projects Podcast


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In this Weekend Projects podcast I’ll walk you through the different parts of the hardware on the reprap. You’ll want to take a look at the pdf for parts lists and more detailed info to get started on the hardware for this project. The software is still in development and until then you should be able to get your reprap working as a McWire Mill until the code gets done. Remember this is an experimental research community project! I really like this design. It’s solid, easy to take apart and put together. It’s also relatively transportable.

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28 thoughts on “Make a Repstrap (Part 2) – Weekend Projects Podcast

  1. Anonymous says:

    Interesting, but seems like too much for a “weekend” project. Maybe it would have been better to wait a few months until the project is a little more mature? If you guys can’t get it going without smoke, that sounds like a bad sign.

  2. Anonymous says:

    This is awesome. I wish I had the time and knowledge to put something like this together. Totally looking forward to the next video!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Which of the hardware parts or frame pieces are available from RRRF?

  4. Anonymous says:

    Yup, it’s an ambitious project! We were using version 1.0 of the boards with small power traces. That’s fixed in the current version of the boards you can get from the rrrf store.

    The hardware isn’t available from the rrrf although they have put together an awesome way of making it easy to order parts.

  5. Anonymous says:

    What’s a McWire Mill?

  6. Anonymous says:

    What’s a McWire Mill?

  7. Anonymous says:

    Wondering what size(holding torque) steppers were used?

  8. Anonymous says:

    Does anyone know where I could look into learning about this first? I don’t know much about electronics except some very basic C++ programming and basic circuit theory. It all sounds very interesting, but it looks complex for a weekend project.

  9. Justin B says:

    The link for the parts to order doesn’t work. It would be incredible to get that list! could you relink?

  10. Bre says:

    They updated the parts and called it 1.2. You can see all the parts lists for reprap at

  11. Aaron says:

    What is the circular saw blade on the base for?

  12. ScottSEA says:

    How about a link to Part 1, gents?

  13. ScottSEA says:

    How about a link to Part 1, gents?

  14. Oyun says:

    thank you

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