Bowden now, Direct Drive later
Hey, I’m running an Ender 3 (1.75mm filament) with its bowden setup, but upgraded to capricorn and better couplings. Now I’m thinking about installing the V6 HotEnd. Later down the line I want to switch to a direct drive (well kind of, I got my eyes on the Zesty Nimble), and I don’t know whether I should choose the direct drive V6 or the bowden one.
Is the bowden coupling coming with the bowden set removable to turn it into a direct drive one? What is the longer tubing mentioned in (What's the difference between a Bowden and Direct HotEnd?) exactly? Wouldn’t that get replaced by my current capricorn setup anyway? Can I thread my M10 bowden coupling into the top of a direct drive V6?
To boil down my question: Can I use my preexisting hardware and run a direct drive V6 as a bowden for a while? Or do I have to order the bowden V6 and figure out what exactly I have to do to use it with a direct drive later on?
It’s pretty hard finding photos of the top of a V6 to figure it out, so thank you for your help!
Is this a good question?