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Nicolinux

Quiet those end caps

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Hi,

I have printed these end caps from Thingster to minimize the play on the x/y rods.

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:56769

It works very nice but these things are loud. The tip of the M3x20 screw scratches against the top of the rod. It produces a very high pitched screeching sound. Any idea how to get rid of it? Lubrication won't work because it would wear out too fast. Maybe put something in between - but what?

 

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