FT-I3 Mega Low Cost Large Scale 3D Printer

Discussion of the Folger Tech Large Scale 3D Printer Kits, such as the FT-5, FT-i3 Mega, FT-6 and others
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FT-I3 Mega Low Cost Large Scale 3D Printer

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Re: FT-I3 Mega Low Cost Large Scale 3D Printer

Post by LePaul » May 25th, 2018, 10:40 am

It's their version of a CR-10 it appears...and while a CR-10 costs a bit more, is assembled in 15 minutes.

And we know what a hot mess FolgerTech kits are.

Fool me once, shame on you... :)

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Post by LePaul » May 25th, 2018, 10:41 am

And look...still no part cooling fan!

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Post by LePaul » May 25th, 2018, 10:56 am

But............I am intrigued at the cheaper-than-the-CR-10 price point

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Re: FT-I3 Mega Low Cost Large Scale 3D Printer

Post by Jeannie33 » May 22nd, 2019, 9:06 pm

Lez0 wrote:
May 25th, 2018, 2:47 am
Has anyone seen this new release?
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https://folgertech.com/products/ft-mega ... smartrmail
What is this?

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Re: FT-I3 Mega Low Cost Large Scale 3D Printer

Post by LePaul » May 27th, 2019, 12:31 pm

I should update this post, since I have had mine together for quite some time

Goes together pretty nicely, a few short comings...

1) No power switch, it's wired direct. I don't like that idea so I modded mine to use an FT-5 power plug/switch

2) The motors up high is just a bad idea. Those couplers can get "springy", as I noted trying to use an ABL on mine. The readings were all over the place. I'm going to try solid couplers and see if that helps.

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