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Replacement Parts for the MakerBot Replicator 1 Dual

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Replicator 1 Dual Parts and Upgrades

This is a list of suppliers (with links and/or part numbers) for drop in replacements or upgrades for the MakerBot Replicator 1 Dual 3D printer. Most of the parts listed currently are probably not correct, but are the closest I could find. I am initialing my approval [ --CLF] if I think the part is appropriate for the Rep 1. Feel free to do the same. Please add a note if an entry is obviously not appropriate for the Rep 1 Dual. If MakerBot is the only source for a part, please note that. If some parts require a modification to work with the Rep 1 Dual, please describe the modification.

Extruder upgrade (filament drive block to replace the OEM Delrin plunger system) 1. From Devilsinthedetails [good for the Rep 1 --CLF] $100.00 + shipping 2. From MakerBot (this is just the hardware if you 3D print the block parts. Is this Rep 2 version good for the Rep 1?) $15.00 + shipping 3. Models on Thingiverse for printing the block (This one from MakerBot)

Extruder fan [these are good for the Rep 1 --CLF] 1. From MakerBot 6.50 + shipping 2. From RobotShop $6.99 + shipping

Thermocouple (Are these all for the Replicator 2/2x?) 1. From Wanhao 1 m long, lug on one end for mother board $14.00 incl shipping 2. From Fargo 3D Printing MakerBot OEM replacement for Replicator 2 $45.00+ $2.00 shipping 3. From Performance 3D for Replicator 2/2x $44 (solid wire), $66 (stranded wire), $2 to $5 shipping

Heater element (These all seem to be for the Rep 2/2x) Specs for Replicator 1 dual: 24V 40-45W cartridge, ¼ inch diameter exactly 1. From Wanhao
$14.00 includes shipping 2. From Carl Raffle 24V heater cartridge 40W
$20.00+Shipping $12.00 3. From Wanhao USA Heating core for Wanhao Duplicator 4x and 4S $14.00 Includes shipping

Ceramic insulation tape 1. From Fargo 3D $3.95 cut to fit Replicator 2, $20.00 for 6

Extruder spring for upgraded filament drive 1. From McMaster Carr part: 94125K612 [this works one the Rep 1 --CLF] $10.36 pkg of 6 + shipping

Extruder nozzles (generally we want 0.4mm MK8 nozzles) 1. From Performance 3D [good of the Rep 1 --CLF] $13.49 + shipping

Replacement hot end 1. From RobotShop (these are for Rep 2, I don’t know if they work on Rep 1) $130.99 + shipping

X-end stop cable 1. From Uncle Chuck’s On this page : • Cable - Stop Switch To Motherboard • Item # CCSS - 01 $9.75

X-axis cable 1. From Uncle Chuck’s On this page: • Cable - Motherboard to Stepper Motor • Item # CCSM - 01 $11.75 2. Alternate solution for x end stop cable and x-axis cable

X-axis idler pulley (for GT2 belt, inner bore is 4 mm, OEM pulley has 15 teeth but that might not matter)

  1. seems to be down
  2. Amazon has several but the inner bore is 5 or 8 mm, not 4 mm

Stepper motor driver 1. From Uncle Chuck’s On this page: • Standard Stepper Motor Driver • Item # CSMB - 01 $10.45

Voltage regulator (DC/DC converter) 1. From Dig-Key (the pinout is not the same as the OEM regulator) $4.30 + shipping 2. From MPJA (this is very large and must be mounted away from the PCB) [this works on the Rep 1 --CLF] $4.95 + shipping

Z-arm stiffeners 1. From Home Zillions [these work on the Rep 1 --CLF] $42.00 + $10.00 shipping 2. From Performance 3D $54.99 + shipping 3. From BC (these are replacement arms, not stiffeners) $150.00 + shipping