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September 13th, 2018

My first layer (settings on request)

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Microcenter Shenanigans

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Over or Under Extruding?

Been messing around with my Cura settings for the last 2 days to get best quality outta a .2mm nozzle. The prints I'm trying to make have really fine detail that requires me to have as much accuracy as possible. For reference, I'm making a groove for a 1.5mm ball bearing that overhangs by a little bit to retain the …Continue reading →

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Can humidity be causing my prints not sticking properly to bed?

I've left my Prusa PLA filament out in the open for a while (1-2 years ahaha), and it's been having problems sticking to the bed. I've tried a lot of settings, but it doesn't seem to stick. Should I keep experimenting, or just toss it? submitted by /u/doorrace [link] [comments] from 3D printing news https://ift.tt/2Mtrzy3 via RSS

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My CAD designed, 3D printed, Animated Dumpster Fire. Great for the office!

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How to dual extrude a rectangular solid?

I want to extrude a rectangular solid with two different materials. The rectangular solid is, say, 10cm long. I want each material to alternate every 1mm, so the resultant rectangular solid is alternating materials at every mm. What software should I use to print such a design? Is it possible to split a single stl in such a fashion? …Continue reading →

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Can anyone recommend a good controller board?

So I got a busted MP Select V2 for free today. https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=13860 The only thing wrong is the controller board. The LCD doesn't turn on and you cant talk to it via serial. ​ My plan is to refurb it with a better controller board and add auto bed leveling. Could anyone recommend a decent controller board? I am willing …Continue reading →

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First benchy on my new cr10s. Weird streaks on sides

http://imgur.com/gallery/VyUv7xk Loaded up my new cr10s with some "dark gray" primavalue pla I got on the cheap. I sliced the pretty little boat with somewhat default cura settings but changed some to try and feel like I was doing something too. 195c 60mms 20% infill triangles Lines instead of cocentric yata yata. I don't think I changed anything more. So …Continue reading →

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Searching for someone who builds the next version of this automated 3D printing jig with me. Anyone in?

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Extracting 3D Assets from Unity for Printing?

Heya All! Humble Bundle has a Unity Asset bundle that includes this: https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/3d/characters/creatures/heroic-fantasy-creatures-full-pack-volume-1-5730 Has anyone extracted game models (fbx in this case), posed them, and 3D printed them? submitted by /u/saiyanslayerz [link] [comments] from 3D printing news https://ift.tt/2xf3V2G via RSS

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