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by atomholc
Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: First Order Tie Pilot Helmet
Replies: 15
Views: 14915

Re: First Order Tie Pilot Helmet

wow man! really nice!
by atomholc
Thu Oct 15, 2015 2:22 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Extruder distance from glass issues ...
Replies: 8
Views: 1630

Re: Extruder distance from glass issues ...

Hi Jules, Thanks for the response. I will take a look at the additional documentation and look into how to re-set my Z-stop. I've been printing with Ninja Flex for a while and have been using the settings that I started in this discussion here: http://forum.makergear.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2212&p=...
by atomholc
Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:49 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Extruder distance from glass issues ...
Replies: 8
Views: 1630

Extruder distance from glass issues ...

Hi community, I recently had to trouble shoot a problem with my printer. You can see what happened in the picture below. When the printer was trying to put down the first layer it wouldn't stick to the glass ... because it was too far away from the glass! By continuously experimenting with settings ...
by atomholc
Sun May 10, 2015 3:58 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: LED lit NinjaFlex Letters
Replies: 4
Views: 2063

Re: LED lit NinjaFlex Letters

The hat is done! I think I might make the letters smaller for the next one ... but it's big bold and colorful. At least I will be able to find my GF easy in a sea of people 8-) 8-)

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by atomholc
Fri May 08, 2015 11:19 pm
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: LED lit NinjaFlex Letters
Replies: 4
Views: 2063

Re: LED lit NinjaFlex Letters

jimc wrote:if your going to be printing alot of ninjaflex a good pair of flush cutters are your best friend. makes a breeze of post processing your prints
Agreed! I have a pair and it's awesome how quickly you can clean up a piece.
by atomholc
Fri May 08, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: LED lit NinjaFlex Letters
Replies: 4
Views: 2063

LED lit NinjaFlex Letters

I recently started printing with Ninjaflex on my Makergear, you can see the settings and tips on one of the other forums: http://forum.makergear.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2212&p=11984#p11984 I am almost done but I wanted to share some of the pictures from the project. I have 2 more letters to wire th...
by atomholc
Fri May 08, 2015 4:58 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Ninjaflex with Simplify3D
Replies: 15
Views: 17082

Re: Ninjaflex with Simplify3D

Hey Makers, Thanks for all the help and input. I have successfully printed a number of pieces with Ninjaflex. Woot!!! I am using a Makergear M2 with the V3b extruder and Simplify 3d software. Here is the summary of my experiment: - Used a new nozzle dedicated to the filament. (but not necessary if y...
by atomholc
Mon Apr 27, 2015 3:29 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Ninjaflex with Simplify3D
Replies: 15
Views: 17082

Re: Ninjaflex with Simplify3D

Ok, I think I got it. 2nd setting from the bottom, click on 'coast at end' and change it to 1 mm? the rest of the checklist ... - Use a new nozzle dedicated to the filament. (but not necessary if I clean it) - Set extruder to 250C - set speed to 1100 mm/min - spray hot bed with hair spray, or just l...
by atomholc
Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Ninjaflex with Simplify3D
Replies: 15
Views: 17082

Re: Ninjaflex with Simplify3D

Thanks for the advice. I found this tube on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00C45208O/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 add some coasting. do not retract more than 1mm. Could you explain this? What's coasting and what do you mean don't retract more than 1mm? So is there anything ...
by atomholc
Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:07 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Ninjaflex with Simplify3D
Replies: 15
Views: 17082

Re: Ninjaflex with Simplify3D

1) Hotter is better, but if it sticks it will stay stuck for the whole print. DO NOT USE KAPTON HOLY MOLY IT DOES NOT COME OFF. 2) I mount mine on the side. The tube falls over but nothing in the system cares. 3) It purges out fine, you can use the same hotend 4) Hotter is better, slower is better ...