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Bowden tube noise and play issue. Any help appreciated.

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I have read other posts but I have not seen an issue exactly like mine.

I am having slight retraction issues (like many others on these forums). The cause of it is on the feeder end (cold end). I have printed the shim found here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:46157/#instructions

It still has some play and every time it retracts, it makes a grinding/screeching sound similar to that of a rocking chair. Does anyone else have this issue? Is there a way to orient the tube to fix this? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

 

 

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There isn't much room at all. I spaced the mesh so that the teeth were only .5mm apart. I still think that it is the tube moving just a little in the housing. I think this because it would make a worse sound before I printed the shim. I could even see when the noise would start and stop. When it retracted, the tube would move up a little and make the screeching noise. Then, when it extended, the tube would move back down and make a similar noise. Any way I can make it stop omitting such a terrible noise or hold it place better?

 

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