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Chris Scott

Yes I replaced the entire center and all Z parts, spindle mount etc. That angle is identical on both Z rails, and its like the whole center has a twist in it. Here is a crude diagram to try to show where the error lies.

The rods are square in one plane, out of square in the other, the arrow are trying to show which way it is twisted. My best guess is that one or more parts have printed wrong so I shall strip the whole thing and try to identify which is at fault, unless you have any other insight.

Finally, just to add when I lay my Assembled Z on a sheet on flat glass it is perfectly flat, no twist in the assembled tubes at all.