[vcf-midatlantic] 3D Printers for VCF Donation?

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Sat Aug 14 15:09:22 UTC 2021

CDL could use these! As you may know, we use their space for our workshops
and they will get good use, thanks!

On Sat, Aug 14, 2021 at 10:30 AM John Heritage via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Hey All,
> I have 2 (maybe 3) home-made Prusa i3 clones in mostly working condition
> that have been collecting dust for a few years and I was curious if VCF
> would take these as donations for workshops or others to use / learn from
> in some capacity?
> The 2 "for sure" printers are ~ 8" x 8" x ~ 6" high build areas.
> Electronics are RAMPS based on one, and Rambo based on the other.  Heated
> beds work well.
> One of the printers has a finicky hot end (E3D v6) - it'll work for a while
> and then stop, and seems to require reassembly every time you change
> filament.  It was quite reliable for a while then became too much work ..
> This printer uses 1.7mm filament.
> The other one is my father's he's no longer using -- his has an older hot
> end, is the RAMPs based model, but he's printed many things over the
> years.  Uses 3.0mm filament.   This one might have a larger than 8" x 8"
> bed - I need to get some more up to date info from Dad.
> Both are mechanically sound and have LED screens (1 attached, 1 not yet
> attached).
> Will of course throw in some filament with these printers.  I still have
> all of the arduino settings/firmware handy for these printers.  I also have
> spare parts for these -- some extra E3D hot end parts, another set or two
> of ramps electronics, wires, etc..
> Thanks..

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