Creality CR-10S printable upgrades

The Creality CR-10S is a nearly assembled printer that comes ready to print out of the box in about 30 minutes.  It works well with Cura slicer and has printed everything I have thrown at it.  Mine is on the move constantly.

*Required* 3D Printed Upgrades (IMHO)

To get the most out of this printer you are going to want to get printing your upgrades right away.   These all link to

Creality CR-10 Strain relief bracket  by Greg191134

Difficulty: Easy

This little goody keeps your heat bed cabling from flexing the solder joints.  Without it, you will have trouble in no time.

High Clearance CR10 OEM Fang Mod by Tacblades

Difficulty: Moderate

This allows you to re-position the stock fans to allow for more direct cooling to the printed object.  This will improve your prints and give you more control when using different filaments.  I printed mine in PLA at .2MM and have been using it for months with no issues.

CR-10 Ultimate Leveling Knob Attachment by Valstrath

Difficulty: Easy

These knobs are a must have, they allow a higher level of fine-tuning when leveling your printing surface

Frame Braces for Imagine That Titian, Creality CR-10, and Afinibot A31 by RebelRousingProps

Difficulty: Moderate +

This brace system tightens up your Creality CR-10/S to prevent additional shaking.  Once installed, it is set and forget.  Well worth the effort, once installed, use a level and square it all up.  Printed in PLA, .4MM.  Don’t look back.

OK.. now you gotta buy some parts.  Below are links to Amazon but all of this can be purchased from Home Depot or Lowes.

2 x  Steel Fully Threaded Rod, Zinc Plated, 5/16″-18 Thread Size, 24″ Length, Right Hand Threads, Made in US

uxcell 100Pcs M5 x 1mm Stainless Steel Metric Flat Washer for Bolt Screw or an accessory pack Hilitchi 640-Pcs [8-Size] 304 Stainless Steel Flat Washer and Lock Washer Assortment Set – Size included: M2 M2.5 M3 M4 M5 M6 M8 M10

Shapenty 50 Pack Carbon Steel Female Thread T-Nut Hammer Head Drop In T Slot Nut for 20 Series Aluminum Extrusion (Silver, M5)

M5-0.80 x 16MM Button Head Socket Cap Screws, Allen Socket Drive, ISO 7380, Stainless Steel 18-8, Full Thread, Plain Finish, Flat Point, Quantity 50

Creality CR-10 Tool Trays by mjreude

These trays fit nicely under your CR-10/S and provide a use for the space under the heatbed.  It’s also fun trying to get stuff out of them while a print is going.

CR-10 Ultimate Tools holder by Xheron88

There are a lot of tool storage solutions on Thingiverse but this is the one I find most effective.  I printed extra for my shop drawers that my CR-10 sits on.

Creality CR-10 Filament Guide with Cable Holder by Hanphry

This guide keeps your filament aligned and off the Z-axis screw and holds the control cable to the printhead.


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