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When is a leadscrew too bent and should be replaced?

It's too bent when it starts to cause issues. Really, it is that simple. If your prints looks good, you don't hear any screeching sounds, your motors are not losing steps, then you are good and just ...
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When is a leadscrew too bent and should be replaced?

Cause and effect Bent screws can cause an effect known as Z-wobble. But, to mitigate this, the non-driven side of the lead screw is left unconstrained. This is intentionally designed as such. This ...
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Can a Oldham coupler and a Anti-Recoil Nut be used at the same time?

I don't see why you couldn't use them together. They are both dealing with eliminating a different effect. The Oldham deals with the movement in the X-Y plane, the backlash nut with the Z-axis. The ...
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