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Hot end lower than BL Touch

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Crono_Wolf
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I just installed a BL Touch and when it tried to auto home the first time the head slammed into the bed and the motor started grinding.  After shutting it off to prevent any damage I found that the pin on the BL Touch is not dropping further than the hot end on the head, causing the hot end to slam into the bed.
 


   
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3nderUser
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Yes, it’s mounted wayyy too high.
Use this bracket for example:

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4598663


   
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Wurlitzerwilly
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@3nderuser
I agree. I wonder where the original bracket came from?
Looks similar to the one I have, from Technology Outlet, but mine sits lower. I get a Z-offset of -3.2


   
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