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Will the Robo R1 handle a model 8.75 tall with a oiler on top?

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  1. John in MS

    John in MS Active Member

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    I am 4 hours into a print that will in the end be 8.75 inches tall. My present configuration has an oiler on top on the extruder which is about one and a half inches. I know the Robo R1 is advertised as having a 10 inch hieght build area, but I was wondering if others have been able to get it to print a full ten inches tall without scraping the top of the machine? Thanks
     
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    Rethink your oiler.
    This costs 1/2 inch and really none at all since I don't use the top cover.

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  3. Mike Kelly

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    The robo is not advertised as 10" tall but rather 8" tall. The build dimensions are 9x10x8 for X, Y, Z.

    In reality they're more like 220 x 254 (or 245 if they built it wrong) x 210.

    It's always best to actually move the printer to its limits to determine what you can do instead of trusting numbers from anyone else.
     
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    KTMDirtFace Well-Known Member

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    What oiler are you using? mine sits up top...like this.

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    Geof Volunteer Moderator
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    I use that same style, no build height issue... As far as the bed size... Well advertised and what works are most defianently 2 different things
     
  6. JCLJorgenson

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    Mike, I tested out my x and y bed limits and came up with 224 x 245. You said that y would be 245 "if they built it wrong." Can you provide clarification? Wondering if there is a way I can get another 10mm on the y axis?

    FYI, when I "home" the Y axis, the print head actually doesn't go to all the way to the front end of the hot bed (it's short about 10mm), however when I move the extruder to the other Y axis limit, it is moves well over an inch beyond the hot bed.
     
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    You are lucky if you can get 8" x 8" on the bed, given the size of the heater attached to the bottom.
     
  8. 3D Printer Man

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    I dont think you can do that I tried a 9 in print had to cancel
     
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    Take the top cover off and you can go a little higher :)
     
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    That is true
     
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  11. Geof

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    Couple couplers some long lead screws...the world can be yours

    ;-)

    In all seriousness i tend to stick with 7.5 max with the top on just so im sure. Thats way short of the top but it makes me feel better
     

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