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by PcS
Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gaps in solid layers, why?
Replies: 15
Views: 8233

Re: Gaps in solid layers, why?

sthone wrote:Is that the bottom of your first layer? If so your z-height needs to be lowered. (less gap)
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by PcS
Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Octoprint plugin to edit marlin eeprom settings
Replies: 2
Views: 2368

Octoprint plugin to edit marlin eeprom settings

I know a lot of us here use Octoprint and I have stumbled onto a plugin that I have found useful and thought I would share. It lets you edit your eeprom settings inside of Octoprint and permanently save them. I have found this to be a huge time saver in adjusting settings. It can be found HERE
by PcS
Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Y-axis rattle
Replies: 2
Views: 1051

Re: Y-axis rattle

How bout a video of noise ? or at the very least some an audio clip ? It would be helpful.
by PcS
Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Filament spool holder above printer?
Replies: 2
Views: 2180

Re: Filament spool holder above printer?

I have always thought about doing that. Here is one I found on thingiverse http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:37210
by PcS
Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Glue belt in belt clamp - a bad idea?
Replies: 6
Views: 3826

Re: Glue belt in belt clamp - a bad idea?

It does present itself as the simplest quickest solution. Might want to order a couple extra belts just in case ! My printed belt clamps are usually on the tight side once printed and last for hundreds of hours of printing before showing loosening. Could you possibly be printing a little off somehow...
by PcS
Mon Feb 06, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Glue belt in belt clamp - a bad idea?
Replies: 6
Views: 3826

Re: Glue belt in belt clamp - a bad idea?

Or design one to positively clamp to it. Maybe a cantilever type design with a tightening screw ?
by PcS
Wed Feb 01, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Bad feed drive stepper or other issue?
Replies: 4
Views: 2441

Re: Bad feed drive stepper or other issue?

The extruder gear reduction has most likely given out . Time to take it apart. You can order the replacement parts.from makergear.
by PcS
Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: ePC hold-down method
Replies: 20
Views: 10090

Re: ePC hold-down method

What is your infill ? To high of an infill will make that stuff warp like mad. I only use 25 or 30 for filament drives.
by PcS
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: EAA offers solidworks to its members
Replies: 8
Views: 5404

Re: EAA offers solidworks to its members

Well....I think drone interest might count !!! At least that's my excuse.
by PcS
Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Rhino and SOLIDWORKS users.
Replies: 6
Views: 1631

Re: Rhino and SOLIDWORKS users.

Thanks for all the great info. I will look at auto desk fusion again. I do need something that makes it a bit easier to edit your models... I design a lot on the fly and sometimes that bites me big time. I am sure my lack of knowledge with rhino limits my ability to go back and change things. I am s...