UM2+ Lazy Lever

Makes it more comfortable to lift and hold the lever in place

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Disengaging the feeder lever on the Ultimaker2+ can be a bit of a pain, on your fingers mostly. This is a slightly re-designed lever that is longer and has a "jammer" that you can slide into feeder to lock the lever in place so you can feed in or remove filament easily.

A word of warning, your original lever might be glued together. This will make it very difficult to take apart without breaking it. If you do break it you obviously void your warranty.

I suggest printing it solid for strength and I also used CPE+ for some extra heat resistance. You might also want to consider glueing the two halves together. I haven't put a whole lot of print time on mine yet (only 50-60 hours) so I don't know if it'll split apart at the seam.

Update: I've now put a few hundred hours on it, and it's still going strong

Materials and methods

Bearing from original lever



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Mini nina   copyNinaHedge added this to the vjh collection ago
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8107bb62621276b1efb33e0884d612e6?default=blank&size=40jhirschman printed this ago
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I printed it in PETG. I had to file out the pivot hole a little bit to get a smooth rotation, but it's working great!! Thank you for this design -- it got my printer working again!
8107bb62621276b1efb33e0884d612e6?default=blank&size=40jhirschman added this to the 3d Printing Infrastructure collection ago
384eb1dba6ccde385b4684b82db576cc?default=blank&size=40Flyntm commented ago

This is great! Definitely a nice upgrade to my UM3. Well designed!

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C6f0193c25723df61ce85f3d894b5300?default=blank&size=40David F. added this to the UM2+ collection ago
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Mini 150609   casual portrait  square Telliria commented ago

Looks excellent, I will try it!

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