This is a Dial Indicator Mount for the Creality CR-10 (click here: http://diy3dtech.com/creality-cr-10-best-deals/ ) that uses economical dial indicators such as this one http://amzn.to/2ttaAGr for less than $15 bucks or a digital version such as this http://amzn.to/2ttaIWr for only $25 bucks. Also you can use a metal 1/4-20 (~6mm) sized nut and bolt combo however I like using nylon nuts/bolts such as these http://amzn.to/2saaeRh just to lighten things a bit. I have designed two Gcode files to be used for running the dial across the Creality CR-10 bed and they can be found here: http://diy3dtech.com/creality-cr10-bed-alignment-gcode/
We also produced a video on the use of this mount and along with the associated gcode here https://youtu.be/LJI34siHOFo as well as we have a more detailed version how to level tramm you 3d printers bed here: https://youtu.be/LJI34siHOFo using a dial indicator.
Upadate 01: Have also added an STL for a smaller version which is shorter for use with dial indicators such as this one (http://amzn.to/2uzu35t) that are shorter.
Update 02: Since making this I also decided to explore the idea of using a digial dial indicator connected to my computer via USB. While this project is still in process, we have made a couple related videos with the first being https://youtu.be/0CXfC6uYoQY the unboxing of the meter and cable then we figure out how to use in this video https://youtu.be/6hweiqlWb2s and you can check them out here: http://diy3dtech.com/usb-dial-indicator-kit/
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