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I was thinking “How can I connect the z-motors to the M5 threaded rods?”
On the reprapsource’s guide they use a small plastic tube… but I don’t like that solution… I prefer metal stuff (lol thats true in my music taste too :D)
I’m lookin to a simple and cheap metal connector… but where can I find it?
I have to thanks my dad! He found a (temporary) solution for me, at last until I’ll find something more efficent 🙂
My dad told to check if the inner metal part of the strip connector could work as motor-rod connettor.
Well… apparently he could!
Once you remove all the plastic you get a little metal pipe with 2 screw 😀
The inner diameter is a little bit to lager that the rod diamter… but for know I think is ok!
Update 18/02/2013: the head of the screw are to big… they are going to hit the smooth rod while the motor is spinning… I have change them and now I’m using 2 head less bolt for each side.
For the moment this is a “working solution” :\
Not an elagant and clean one… but still working…