Assessing the Impact of Open Source Licensing...
In this early part of the RepStrap project there is one question that I’ve struggled with the most. What do you buy and what do you make? To make things more difficult things start to blend together given one has the right tools. Although I have access to a machine shop and could turn the heater barrel myself — I decided to buy one via eBay for $15. I’ve also tracked down the...
Along with a mechanism to control axis movement (lead screw & delrin nut, timing belt, etc.) each axis needs additional contact points to distribute force off of the motor. flat linear rails can get expensive — making a tubular rail approach an attractive option.
Karl Marx and Frederick Engels wrote in the Communist Manifesto that, “By...– Adrian Bowyer 2 February 2004 (Last updated 18 March 2007) Read the whole thing at reprap.org/wiki/Wealth_Without_Money