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September 5th, 2018

3d Printer TronXY X5SA Auto Level issue, motor jerking.

I have just set up my TronXY X5SA and am having a auto level problem when it goes to configure the Y axis with the stepper motor I believe. Any ideas what is causing this? The belts are tight enough and the Y axis motor works fine when I am manually moving the motor with the use of the touchscreen …Continue reading →

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Can’t Figure Out Why There Are Gaps

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Is S3D no recognizing a bridging feature here? If not, why?

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Bed Leveling on a Prusa Mk3

I posted this same question on the Prusa forums, but the left side of my heatbed is lower than the right side and it’s just out of adjustment for the mesh leveling. As a temporary fix I made some shins to put under the spacers that hold the heatbed up on the left side and min/maxed the mesh leveling values. …Continue reading →

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My 3d printed grinch prop is coming along nicely

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Type of extruder on Ender 3?

All Ender 3 ads seem to state that they have a Mark 10 extruder, but the nozzles I see for sale for the Ender 3 on Amazon say it has a Mark 8 extruder. To be honest, the nozzles shown on Amazon look right, but what gives with the model of the extruder? submitted by /u/sellonoid [link] …Continue reading →

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BCN3D Sigma & Sigmax R19 Launch video

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3D printing troubleshooting

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Help with cylindrical prints!

I'm using a rep rap style printer and my cylindrical prints are not turning out too well. They are not terrible but a few layers seem slightly larger in diameter than others. It turns out as an uneven surface. Please help! submitted by /u/jacemakes [link] [comments] from 3D printing news https://ift.tt/2QaOod1 via RSS

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HELP!!!!!! How do I fix my first layers??? LEAVE SUPPORT IN THE COMMENTS PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE!!!!!

My printer has always functioned properly, until now. The first layer(s) of all my prints are extremely messy and it seems to be skipping steps. I'm using Slic3r and I always have used Slic3r. My first layers used to come out perfectly but now they are terrible. The lines in the first layer have spaces between them and even with …Continue reading →

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