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    • This procedure is the same as installing the Y Pulley you did a while ago - just with the X Motor :-)

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  2. These little things are called set screws or grub screws. Our set screws also have a blue nylon patch that prevents loosening by vibrations (the patches are a kind of threadlock)
    • These little things are called set screws or grub screws. Our set screws also have a blue nylon patch that prevents loosening by vibrations (the patches are a kind of threadlock)

  3. Notice that the motor shaft has one flat side. Notice that the motor shaft has one flat side. Notice that the motor shaft has one flat side.
    • Notice that the motor shaft has one flat side.

  4. Make the top of the motor shaft flush with the top of the pulley. Make the top of the motor shaft flush with the top of the pulley.
    • Make the top of the motor shaft flush with the top of the pulley.

  5. Rotate the pulley so that one set screw is against a flat side of the motor shaft. This is extremely important.
    • Rotate the pulley so that one set screw is against a flat side of the motor shaft. This is extremely important.

  6. Tighten both set screws well using the long side of the hex key. We do not want these to be loose. Tightening well does not mean tightening with unrestrained force. You can strip the set screw threads or its hex head if you use too much force.
    • Tighten both set screws well using the long side of the hex key. We do not want these to be loose.

    • Tightening well does not mean tightening with unrestrained force. You can strip the set screw threads or its hex head if you use too much force.

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  11. Avoid alignment issues by tightening the screws little by little in a diagonal pattern.
    • Avoid alignment issues by tightening the screws little by little in a diagonal pattern.

    • This is called "cross-tightening", and you should do it every time* you have more than one screw to tighten.

    • * even when you're not building a JellyBOX

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  12. Tighten well. This is metal-on-metal tightening, so you do not have to be as gentle as usual.
    • Tighten well.

    • This is metal-on-metal tightening, so you do not have to be as gentle as usual.

  13. The position of the wedge on the belt is not precise - you only need to make sure to fit the belt teeth into the wedge teeth. The position of the wedge on the belt is not precise - you only need to make sure to fit the belt teeth into the wedge teeth. The position of the wedge on the belt is not precise - you only need to make sure to fit the belt teeth into the wedge teeth.
    • The position of the wedge on the belt is not precise - you only need to make sure to fit the belt teeth into the wedge teeth.

  14. You may cut off the excess if you wish.
    • You may cut off the excess if you wish.

    • ▶ Video: Secure the X Belt (25s)

    • ▶ Video: Clip the X Belt (35s)

  15. ≃ Leave a bit less than a centimeter (3/8 inch) of the x belt intact in case you ever need to dis-or-re-assembly your JellyBOX.
    • ≃ Leave a bit less than a centimeter (3/8 inch) of the x belt intact in case you ever need to dis-or-re-assembly your JellyBOX.

    • ▶ Video: X Mechanical Checkpoint #1

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