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by insta
Sun May 20, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Issues with the X-axis
Replies: 8
Views: 685

Re: Issues with the X-axis

You can stop using that horrible lithium grease in the carriages. It's supposed to be a very thin machine oil. The lithium was for the old metal-on-metal Z axis. Take the carriage off, clean it out with WD40 and alcohol until it's dry, then lubricate with 1 drop per side of sewing machine oil. Clean...
by insta
Fri May 18, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Layer Shifting on M3 ID
Replies: 2
Views: 63

Re: Layer Shifting on M3 ID

That's definitely nozzle drag. Z-Hop / Vertical lift will fix it. You only need 0.20mm
by insta
Tue May 15, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Curling off of Raft
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: Curling off of Raft

Cooler bed, no raft. :)
by insta
Fri May 11, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: M2 octoprint on Pi what to buy
Replies: 20
Views: 325

Re: M2 octoprint on Pi what to buy

apparently the software does not work with the B+ yet That may be due to user error: https://discourse.octoprint.org/t/update-fixed-i-have-a-new-pi-3-b-i-cannot-get-octopi-to-do-anything/1745 Ok.. so B+ is supported as of a couple of days ago.. nothing like Beta testing :cry: https://discourse.octo...
by insta
Tue May 08, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Perfectly flat borosilicate
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Perfectly flat borosilicate

I don't know about the Viki2, but my firmware is set up for the Viki1. I can post it on Github.
by insta
Tue May 08, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: MINTEMP triggered
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: MINTEMP triggered

Replace the thermistor cartridge. It has extremely fine wires and they've broken.
by insta
Sat May 05, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Perfectly flat borosilicate
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Perfectly flat borosilicate

It uses the same "paper scrape" technique that the TrueLevel does -- you do this step after the corners are level. My firmware uses the LCD panel (I have a ton of Viki1's...). It moves to 12 points (3X 4Y) and you use the jog-wheel to move the nozzle up or down until the "paper scrape" passes. When ...
by insta
Fri May 04, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Perfectly flat borosilicate
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Perfectly flat borosilicate

And that's why my most recent firmware for the M2 uses a 12-point manual mesh level.
by insta
Wed May 02, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Heating extruder only on printing moves
Replies: 18
Views: 557

Re: Heating extruder only on printing moves

If #define DISABLE_E isn't doing it, then I'm going to have to go back to Ed's suggestion of you're pushing Marlin a little too far out of its comfort zone. ;)