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:

https://makersteve.com/2019/03/19/a-tale-of-eight-enders-aluminum-extruder-upgrade/

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

https://makersteve.com/2019/02/03/dehydrate-your-pla-filament-ftw/

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: https://makersteve.com/2018/08/25/ultimate-build-guide-for-creality-ender-3-step-by-step-a-makersteve-special-report/


Stuff I used in this video

Ender 3 Pro:
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2WlPTYK
eBay: https://ebay.to/2DEu6Ew

Upgraded Aluminum MK-8 Drive Feed:
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2WpS7Xe
eBay: https://ebay.to/2TjuAFn

Silcone sock for hotend:
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Wr38HG
eBay: https://ebay.to/2Tf6f3o

8mmx20mm Springs (Recommended) (Orange or Yellow)
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Wm42Fc
eBay: https://ebay.to/2UkgAer

8mmx25mm Springs (had to adjust z-endstop height) (Orange or Yellow)
eBay: https://ebay.to/2Tg5siL (These are what I used in the video)

Capricorn Bowden Tubing
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2PDqgOr
eBay: https://ebay.to/2QygNNU

PTFE Cutter
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2CQv5Ql
eBay: https://ebay.to/2CKQM45

10 Pack Compression Fittings for Ender 3/CR-10:
PC4-M10 eBay: https://ebay.to/2RhsHaj
PC4-M6 eBay: https://ebay.to/2UklW9O

New Nozzles for Creality Printers:
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Sdsf1i
20 pack 0.4mm :eBay: https://ebay.to/2TcJays

White Lithium Grease: https://amzn.to/2sSaDtO
Loctite Blue Stick: https://amzn.to/2WpMN61

You may want watch how to replace you bowden tubing: https://youtu.be/B8C4UxqMzXA

I have quite a few Ender 3 guides on https://makersteve.com.
They cover most of the upgrades and fixes I have had to do.
Ender 3 Ultimate Build Guide – Step by Step – https://makersteve.com/2018/08/25/ultimate-build-guide-for-creality-ender-3-step-by-step-a-makersteve-special-report/
Ender 3 Bed Level Fix- https://makersteve.com/2018/10/02/a-tale-of-two-enders-bed-level-ender-3-fix/
Ender 3 Gantry Alignment – https://makersteve.com/2018/10/07/a-tale-of-two-enders-gantry-alignment/
Ender 3 Bare Bones Upgrades – https://makersteve.com/2018/10/23/a-tale-of-three-enders-bare-bones-upgrades-for-the-ender-3/
Ender 3 conversion to 220V in USA – https://makersteve.com/2018/10/22/a-tale-of-three-enders-going-220v-in-the-united-states/
Ender 3 – Troubleshooting Underextrusion, ripples, waves – https://makersteve.com/2018/08/28/under-extrusion-waves-or-ripples-in-3d-print-ender-3-fix/
Ender 3 Vibration Damper installation – https://makersteve.com/2018/11/14/silence-your-ender-3-with-vibration-dampers/

Other goodies:
24V Replacement Hot Plate for Ender 3, Ender 3 Pro, CR-20 – https://ebay.to/2TuVdaL
12V Replacement Hot Plate for CR-10, CR-10S or 310x310mm (12V) – https://ebay.to/2QVkfOM


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