Well, I gathered together on one table all of the parts that I’ve ordered and received for my Mendel. I’m still waiting to order 3 Stepper Motor drivers, but everything else is ordered (I have timing belts, bootlace ferrules, and power connectors in the mail due in 6 days). Here’s what I’ve got:
And here’s a bunch of pictures.
In the center you can see my finished heater barrel:
Lots of fasteners:
All of the bar and threaded rod that make up the frame:
The USB to serial board:
More stuff, including stepper motors and boards:
The gear I’m putting on one of the stepper motors for the pinchwheel extruder:
Opto-endstop board parts, nicrome wire, a thermistor:
Another closeup of my finished heater barrel:
Copper pipe and teflon (PTFE) rod:
And of course, fire cement:
Yup. I certainly have a lot of stuff ready..