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by walshlg
Sat Apr 09, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is not unloading filament leading to clogs?
Replies: 1
Views: 1350

Is not unloading filament leading to clogs?

Using other printers I've noticed that 90% of clogs/jams are caused by filament melting up into the downtube from the cold end to the hotend. (not certain what to call it). These seem more or less random occurrences and I am trying to figure out why these occur. I wonder if letting the filament cool...
by walshlg
Fri Apr 08, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dimensional accuracy
Replies: 3
Views: 2372

Re: Dimensional accuracy

Greetings Nargal; In my opinion, the answer to "what resolrtion is good enough" is what you need it to be. If you are making a box for a Pi computer then there must be room for the board to fit, holes for the mounts and connections, etc. So you must identify your own parameters. For exampl...
by walshlg
Fri Apr 08, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Welcome to Raisers New Home!
Replies: 28
Views: 29459

Re: Welcome to Raisers New Home!

Hey Zettlinger, what are you printing as your torture tests? Mine should be on its way pretty soon.
by walshlg
Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Shifting Forward and Backwards.
Replies: 53
Views: 14729

Re: Shifting Forward and Backwards.

also make sure belts aren't loose
by walshlg
Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: help. nozzle keeps bumping into part im printing
Replies: 9
Views: 3089

Re: help. nozzle keeps bumping into part im printing

fwiw: every time I've had similar problems on other printers it has been due to inadequate cooling of the previous layers.
by walshlg
Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: Feature Requests, Ideas, Wishes
Topic: Pause at Z?
Replies: 10
Views: 3402

Re: Pause at Z?

OK I've not really burrowed into gcode, not being lazy, how do you put in a pause until button push and detect button push in gcode?
by walshlg
Fri Apr 01, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: solidworks
Replies: 7
Views: 3724

Re: solidworks

I don't think that solidworks lets you do that unless you are using an active solidworks license. I would contact them directly.
by walshlg
Mon Mar 28, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Chessboard
Replies: 12
Views: 5096

Re: Chessboard

Julia, why the odd layer heights? eg 190 instead of 200 and 290 instead of 300 um?
by walshlg
Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Deleted
Replies: 8
Views: 3741

Re: Print for huge telescope mirror prototype

Andy, I think that its a double mold system: you print out a wedge that is a "positive" matching the shape of 1/6 of your mirror. THen you make a silicone mold of that wedge print (the first negative) and use that to make 6 plaster positives. Then you clean up and assemble the plaster posi...
by walshlg
Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Deleted
Replies: 8
Views: 3741

Re: Print for huge telescope mirror prototype

THat is fantastic, are you printing the full set? How do they join the pieces?

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