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by Vice Chief
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: JUST A RUNBIKE
Replies: 2
Views: 196

Re: JUST A RUNBIKE

Not to mention... what's that huge 3D printer behind it??
by Vice Chief
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Berd-air print quality issue
Replies: 24
Views: 314

Re: Berd-air print quality issue

I suppose that is also true of the stock fans, though the Berd design might make it worse.
by Vice Chief
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Mortal Kombat Scorpion Mask & Amor
Replies: 13
Views: 565

Re: Mortal Kombat Scorpion Mask & Amor

Impressive and enjoyable. Subscribed.
by Vice Chief
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Tramming/Leveling the bed
Replies: 7
Views: 186

Re: Tramming/Leveling the bed

I'm the guy who suggests doing it hot. I still suggest it because the shape changes as it heats up.
by Vice Chief
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Drying filament under vacuum
Replies: 12
Views: 237

Re: Drying filament under vacuum

I've been interested in similar ideas (but ended up with a lab oven instead - randomly found a great deal on one). Very interested in what you learn as I also need a vac setup for casting.
by Vice Chief
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Berd-air print quality issue
Replies: 24
Views: 314

Re: Berd-air print quality issue

Yeah, I suppose the next thing to do would be to hang the Berd nozzle off the size of the actual nozzle, so they're not actually touching. Then run it for a bit. If the air comes out hot, the pump is the culprit.
by Vice Chief
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Berd-air print quality issue
Replies: 24
Views: 314

Re: Berd-air print quality issue

Out of curiosity, can you feel the air coming out of the Berd? Is it hot?
by Vice Chief
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Berd-air print quality issue
Replies: 24
Views: 314

Re: Berd-air print quality issue

Expanding a little on what JetGuy said, I've seen similar artifacts in a different setup. To me, it looks like the two "sides" of the print aren't getting the same cooling. In your setup, this seems to be caused by the Y-splitter. The Berd on the active nozzle is producing warmer air becau...
by Vice Chief
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: no endstop function from home position
Replies: 5
Views: 121

Re: no endstop function from home position

You might just need to adjust the stop. You can unscrew it and reposition it or you can bend the lever a little bit. Check also that the wire connection is solid and it's not partially unplugged.
by Vice Chief
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Mortal Kombat Scorpion Mask & Amor
Replies: 13
Views: 565

Re: Mortal Kombat Scorpion Mask & Amor

JL Mussi wrote:You have much experience with this on the print side?


Nope :(
by Vice Chief
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: ABS print settings
Replies: 10
Views: 332

Re: ABS print settings

Hey OncologyEngineer, I print a lot of ABS with the stock .4mm nozzle. It's useful to change settings here and there. I typically use eSun black ABS though there's nothing magic about it. On my machine, I raise the nozzle temp all the way to 245 and the bed to 108. With the bed temp that high, you w...
by Vice Chief
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Mortal Kombat Scorpion Mask & Amor
Replies: 13
Views: 565

Re: Mortal Kombat Scorpion Mask & Amor

The propmaker's approach to this kind of thing would be to print it in something like PLA, make a mold, and cast it (the strap-like bits might get sewn and distressed). I don't know where you're located, but in Los Angeles, Reynold's Advanced Materials could talk you through molding/demolding and re...
by Vice Chief
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Mortal Kombat Scorpion Mask & Amor
Replies: 13
Views: 565

Re: Mortal Kombat Scorpion Mask & Amor

Really nice work!

Curious -- I do a lot of reverse engineering these days but it's usually in an engineering context. When you're designing things like the mask, what's your process for fitting it to the scanned data? Do you just model it close? Do you snap it to the scanned geometry?
by Vice Chief
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Retrofit N2 with Pro series features
Replies: 34
Views: 2288

Re: Retrofit N2 with Pro series features

Aren't they all out of stock? This is probably just a distributor who got all the SKUs in advance.
by Vice Chief
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Infill in check fixtures
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: Infill in check fixtures

Really depends on the job. I tend to use the thickest possible layers and 25-50 percent infill when printing ABS for fixturing.

If it's something that's going to get used once, I might go as low as 10% to speed things along as much as possible.
by Vice Chief
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Print keeps shifting
Replies: 7
Views: 215

Re: Print keeps shifting

I know it seems implausible and is probably not the case here. Just to explain a little further, I had a large print which failed in the way pictured (shift of some kind). At some point during the print process, the print head mashed the heck out of the limit switch. Every print after that was showi...
by Vice Chief
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Print keeps shifting
Replies: 7
Views: 215

Re: Print keeps shifting

You don't have to, but you will get better results as a general rule. I only check filament when it's acting up. I've had similar problems to yours once or twice. The first time, it was a nozzle strike. The other times, my limit switch was mashed (I know this seems improbable). Poke your head in the...
by Vice Chief
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Raise3D shame on you .... :-(
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: Raise3D shame on you .... :-(

Your link doesn't work.

You seem really focused on these attack posts. Are you OK?
by Vice Chief
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Filament Brand suggestions
Replies: 24
Views: 1403

Re: Filament Brand suggestions

Warpage is my issue. I gave up on the Buildtak and just installed Gizmo Dorks PEI sheet. Seems to be sticking a lot better now. Does the bed temp increase of 8 make big difference?[/quote] I use ABS juice on glass, but yes, it makes a big difference for me. If the bed is at 100, prints will peel up ...
by Vice Chief
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Filament Brand suggestions
Replies: 24
Views: 1403

Re: Filament Brand suggestions

My go-to ABS is eSun black, I've printed many hundreds of objects with it. The only change I make to the stock ABS profile is changing the nozzle temp to 245 and the bed to 108. What sort of problems are you having?

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