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by macmccaskie
Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: storing PLA
Replies: 14
Views: 5125

Re: storing PLA

Another tip, get the large pet food container from pet stores(petsmart). The kind with a gasket in the top lid. Throw in 1 cup or more of standard desiccant beads in the bottom. It will hold 8 full makergear spools. They are not perfectly airtight, but good enough.
by macmccaskie
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: M3-ID
Topic: ooze guard, is it neccessary on the M3 ID?
Replies: 1
Views: 430

ooze guard, is it neccessary on the M3 ID?

Thought, opinions?

Of course, I could just wait a little longer and see what my ooze guard caught.
by macmccaskie
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: M3-ID
Topic: Octopi doesn't like me anymore
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Re: Octopi doesn't like me anymore

The problem turned out to be a setting issue shipped by the factory. If you are getting a new printer, do not register Octoprint until MakerGear issues an update.
by macmccaskie
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: M3-ID
Topic: Nozzle diameter settings
Replies: 9
Views: 611

Re: Nozzle diameter settings

Dang, This reminds me of the tin solders people used to make. I've seen displays of some remarkably and well painted platoons on parade.

I guess we are now making plastic solders far beyond the green army men!
by macmccaskie
Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: M3-ID
Topic: Octopi doesn't like me anymore
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Octopi doesn't like me anymore

It was a short relationship. I promise I treated it with utmost respect! I had just finished printing my key fob, what a difference the M#-ID was after my now boat anchor ANET A8. I started exploring octopi and noticed the "Registration" button. Silly me, I followed instructions after clicking on Re...