1.75mm Filament Bowden Ultimaker Upgrade

Unfortunately in Australia 3mm filament is less than 1% of total filament sales and suppliers have cautioned consumers about 3mm filament stock reduction.

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Drill out one Push fitting to Dia 4mm so that PTFE fits flush with heater barrel.

Upgrade UM to 1.75mm filament. This over comes a lot of printing issues in comparison to 3mm filament:

* less retraction

* lower print Temp

*more material choice

Materials and methods

- PTFE tube 4mm OD 2mm ID x 1 meter
- Push fit fittings M6 thread x 2 | 1 X drilled out in lathe to Dia 4mm
- MK7 Filament drive gear 5mm ID x 1
- 625RS bearing 16mm OD 5mm ID x1
- M5 x 10 SHCS x1
- M6 x 10 SHCS x2
- M3 x 60 SHCS x 1
- M3 hexagon plastic nut (stand off spacer)
- Washer to space bearing off plastic.
- M6 Heater Barrel for 1.75mm filament
- M6 Tap
- M5 Tap



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