Maker Steve Ultimate Guide – Creality Ender 3 Pro

8/13/2019  – USED ENDER Printers back in stock!  I’ve bought 3.. they help you fix ’em!

Ender 3 Pro  $185.00 OBO!

Ender 3 $155.00 OBO!

Ender 5 $249.00 OBO!

CR-10 259.00 OBO!

Upgrade your stock extruder to Plastic sooner rather than later:

Check out my walk through on Dehydrating PLA Filament – IT WORKS!

Video is here: Dehydrate your PLA!

This video will show you how to assemble and upgrade the Ender 3 Pro. This is a great printer for beginners. I walk you through my version of no nonsense upgrades that will result in a more reliable printer, better quality prints and more importantly save you frustration later.

For those who want to see a step-by-step of the Ender 3, which is pretty similar to the Ender 3 Pro see this walk-through:

Stuff I used in this video

Ender 3 Pro:

Upgraded Aluminum MK-8 Drive Feed:

Silcone sock for hotend:

8mmx20mm Springs (Recommended) (Orange or Yellow)

8mmx25mm Springs (had to adjust z-endstop height) (Orange or Yellow)
eBay: (These are what I used in the video)

Capricorn Bowden Tubing

PTFE Cutter

10 Pack Compression Fittings for Ender 3/CR-10:
PC4-M10 eBay:
PC4-M6 eBay:

New Nozzles for Creality Printers:
20 pack 0.4mm :eBay:

White Lithium Grease:
Loctite Blue Stick:

You may want watch how to replace you bowden tubing:

I have quite a few Ender 3 guides on
They cover most of the upgrades and fixes I have had to do.
Ender 3 Ultimate Build Guide – Step by Step –
Ender 3 Bed Level Fix-
Ender 3 Gantry Alignment –
Ender 3 Bare Bones Upgrades –
Ender 3 conversion to 220V in USA –
Ender 3 – Troubleshooting Underextrusion, ripples, waves –
Ender 3 Vibration Damper installation –

Other goodies:
24V Replacement Hot Plate for Ender 3, Ender 3 Pro, CR-20 –
12V Replacement Hot Plate for CR-10, CR-10S or 310x310mm (12V) –

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