Anet A8 Metal Frame upgrade

I pretty much finished my metal frame upgrade to my Anet A8 printer.  Investment was about $100 in parts and hardware.  The results are pretty good as the frame is much stiffer, which helps accuracy and finish.  Its more fireproof too, since that seems to have become an issue.  The aluminum channel takes a little … [Read more…]

Starting Anet A8 Metal frame upgrade.

I’ve been printing out the plastic parts (twice) and fitting the bits together.  Some of the hardware was a little challenging to find as no-one carries metric square nuts locally.  Mail order saved the day at the cost of postage.  Now comes the hard part…taking the printer apart.  The work itself will not be hard … [Read more…]