Update of Geeetech G2S 3D delta printer
1 Jan 2018 15:46
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Geeetech G2S Upgrade:

ABS filament printing
Bed coating for ABS
Control Board Cooling
Diagonal rods
Extruder pressure
Hot end modifications
Motor currents
Power surge protection
Print bed
Print cooling fan
Repetier Firmware
SD card access
Stabilizing mechanics

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 ready modified printer

In autumn 2017 I decided to buy my first 3d printer construction kit. Because I took the delta Rostock technic as a cool design, the printer I finally chose was a Geeetech G2S, since the price for the kit was low enough to risk even a total fail.

First when I got the kit I was really impressed about how they could build all these parts for that low price. 

As people these days usually do, I also informed me in the net about the goods and bads of this kit and read a lot about mechanical inaccuracies, mecanical weakness and some other problems.

I was alarmed! So in order to just follow the building instructions from Geetech, I took a little time and investigated the kit further. 

And in deed I found some really bads. It was clear to me, that I had to modifiy one or the other part.

Finally after weeks of work, when the printer was according to my expectations, I looked back and found, that probably some of the modifications could be also interesting for others, who also looked for this kit.

If people ask me if this is a good kit I have to say:

The parts delivered are a good base to build a printer with a reasonable quality, if (and only if) you are willing to do some modifications. If not, you hardly will get satisfying prints out of it!  In other words: You may use this kit as a base for your own modifications, but be aware, that you have to spend probably more time than you expected.

This model was printed with ABS at 255°C and 112°C bed temperature.