Ultimaker 3 extruder lever mod

Simple modfication, that lets you free your filament with one, gentle push-to lock move!

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Description

Hello!

This simple mod is based on oryginal Ultimaker files.
It alters extruder lever with new one, that lets You lock it in open position. Simply press lever down to lock it or pull it up to releas it back!. No more pain in your finger, just lock the lever and use both hands to whatever You need.

It has also improved guiding, so it is easier to push filament up.

How does it work?

It's simple! All You need to do is to gently push lever down to vertical postion, it will lock it self automaticly. Than you can move Your filament freely. Whe You're ready, just push it back, it will move it self to horizontal position.

Materials and methods

All you need to do is to print all three files. Objects should be printed on their sides, like on pic 3. You will also need 3x M3/8mm screws to assembly the design. Some minor adjustments may be needed.

This mod alters original lever, so You will need to open extruder, disassembly old lever and use it to assembly new lever.

I do not take any responsibility for use of this design.

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Mini 20160905 163011GoPrintGlenn added this to the GoPrint3D collection ago
55bedd75d0b12916c9a3494434835c23?default=blank&size=40robertstr added this to the Printer upgrades & stuff collection ago
Ec577388ae022d97ee23816d0ada6786?default=blank&size=40haddenja added this to the UM2 collection ago
1b3896b644f99928f3be8bc04f3a276b?default=blank&size=40StawiaszPiwo published this design ago