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