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by walshlg
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: May actually be a good new feature! --Bug: slicer error
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: May actually be a good new feature! --Bug: slicer error

on second thought, this makes printing overhangs more reliable but doubled the print time of my test print - may want to modify by adding a button to turn off and on in slicer
by walshlg
Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: May actually be a good new feature! --Bug: slicer error
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Bug: slicer error

btw this shows why 2d view has been rendered useless - go into 2d view, you cant see the traces just a wide blob, fix that too please
by walshlg
Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: May actually be a good new feature! --Bug: slicer error
Replies: 3
Views: 183

May actually be a good new feature! --Bug: slicer error

1. Bug Report: Title: slicer error Description: on my test object i want to test single shell failure on overhang- it WONT print single shell Version: 3.3.0.2343 Language:English Operation System: win 10 GPU: invidia 970m 32bit or 64bit:64 Screen Resolution: standard How to trigger the bug: slicing ...
by walshlg
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: display error
Replies: 4
Views: 731

display error

noticed that the print progress display picture is tilted still. For example this is actually flat on the build plate:
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by walshlg
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: ideaMaker 3.1.0 Release Note
Replies: 61
Views: 7124

Re: ideaMaker 3.1.0 Release Note

please do. Very useful for things like looking at print traces around holes for press inserts and checking for problems when there are gaps around edges of these inserts
by walshlg
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: ideaMaker 3.1.0 Release Note
Replies: 61
Views: 7124

Re: ideaMaker 3.1.0 Release Note

yes but that is a mistake. I want to see each trace independently when things aren't printing as expected. We need that functionality. BTW it's in every other slicer I've worked with.
by walshlg
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: ideaMaker 3.1.0 Release Note
Replies: 61
Views: 7124

Re: ideaMaker 3.1.0 Release Note

print preview in 2d is now a problem. it no longer clearly shows the traces, instead, it merges the lines into a big white mass. Please go back to where we can see the print lines in 2d mode
by walshlg
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: I’ve bought thermal insulation sheets and kapton tape. Now what?
Replies: 13
Views: 1473

Re: I’ve bought thermal insulation sheets and kapton tape. Now what?

I usually use 1 wrap. I also use 2 strips so that there is a sleeve that hangs out over the end you can cut the edges and fold it up and tape it like a present'
by walshlg
Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Heat bed temperature anomally
Replies: 24
Views: 2168

Re: Heat bed temperature anomally

try pid tuning
by walshlg
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Pelvis inside of a Crystal Dome
Replies: 4
Views: 1232

Re: Pelvis inside of a Crystal Dome

Elvis would be proud of that Pelvis!
by walshlg
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Feature requests, ideas, wishes
Topic: Visualisation origin move
Replies: 5
Views: 1332

Re: Visualisation origin move

May I suggest: Make a model of a ring that encompasses your delta print volume. Place that on the ideamaker build plate first, then place the things you really want to print inside it. last, delete the ring before slicing
by walshlg
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Carbon Fiber Print surface??
Replies: 13
Views: 1571

Re: Carbon Fiber Print surface??

Interesting finding: The manufacturer is waiting for new boards and rec that I sanded the boards with fine grit. I sanded with 800 and 16oo grit and white flakes started coming off the plate - My guess is that the hairspray is contaminated with some heavy wax that you can't easily wash off. It accum...
by walshlg
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Warp Core/Game Room deco
Replies: 7
Views: 1133

Re: Warp Core/Game Room deco

lol love to get a warp core for the living room, but , maybe not
by walshlg
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: total print time reporting
Replies: 5
Views: 1111

Re: total print time reporting

Thanks All
by walshlg
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Print Misalignment
Replies: 3
Views: 929

Re: Print Misalignment

I believe the picture shows the problem: you most likely had head strikes from edge curl. This can happen with any filament but is most common with PLA and slanted walls. To prevent it: make sure fan is full on (uncovered) and insulate your hotend.
by walshlg
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Carbon Fiber Print surface??
Replies: 13
Views: 1571

Re: Carbon Fiber Print surface??

they got back to me and they are on order but they don't know when the new ones come in BUT I have not tried to recondition the board -> need to get after it with 1200 grit sand paper under water!
by walshlg
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Carbon Fiber Print surface??
Replies: 13
Views: 1571

Re: Carbon Fiber Print surface??

found the link - turns out it was glass fiber laminate but looks like they are out of stock for N2.
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=812

What other surfaces are you using?? I drop the plate every now and then so would like to avoid glass !
by walshlg
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Carbon Fiber Print surface??
Replies: 13
Views: 1571

Carbon Fiber Print surface??

Does anyone have a link to the carbon fiber print beds? I need to order a new one and can't remember where i got it!
by walshlg
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: total print time reporting
Replies: 5
Views: 1111

total print time reporting

It woud be very helpful to know how long it ACTUALLY took to print something. I understand that there is no feedback from the motion board BUT you could time from the start of loading gcode until the temperature drops.
by walshlg
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: Printing a Balloon that can be inflated
Replies: 15
Views: 1409

Re: Printing a Balloon that can be inflated

looking at your design, a simple balloon may do the job

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