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by jferguson
Tue May 01, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: RAMBo plug types
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Re: RAMBo plug types

Insta, why not tinned?
by jferguson
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: remove baked on Pla from nozzle?
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: remove baked on Pla from nozzle?

Good to know. Thanks much Insta.
by jferguson
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: use stainless nozzles for everything?
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: use stainless nozzles for everything?

Thanks much Karl.
by jferguson
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: use stainless nozzles for everything?
Replies: 2
Views: 219

use stainless nozzles for everything?

What downside might there be for substituting stainless nozzles for brass? For everything?
by jferguson
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: remove baked on Pla from nozzle?
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: remove baked on Pla from nozzle?

Nozzle is brass. I have a small pfopane torch, sounds like the way to go.

Is there a good reason to use brass nozzles when stainless seems more resilient?
by jferguson
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: remove baked on Pla from nozzle?
Replies: 7
Views: 332

remove baked on Pla from nozzle?

I was punished for not sufficiently tightening the nozzle after cleaning by the Pla oozing out and covering it and then bakinbg on. I was able to get it off and replace it with a new one, this one installed more snuggly. But how to get the baked-on Pla off? How about boiling it in a pot for a while?...
by jferguson
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: bed leveling routine question
Replies: 5
Views: 306

Re: bed leveling routine question

As it turns out there was an easy way. with the machi9ne turned off, I put a 1/2 inch (surfaced both sides) small piece of aluminum on the table, then raised the table until it rubbed. I tried all the corners until I found the highest and set the Z-Axis to having the aluminum piece rub slightly on t...
by jferguson
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: bed leveling routine question
Replies: 5
Views: 306

Re: bed leveling routine question

Hi GWhite, I've been running on the original leveling which took about 6 tries but finally seemed satisfactory. That was last July. I had a jam in the nozzle last night, took it off, and then when it went back on I was uncertain of it's height so I thought I'd better recalibrate. It looks like emovi...
by jferguson
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: bed leveling routine question
Replies: 5
Views: 306

bed leveling routine question

For reasons not obvious, at least to me, I decided that it would be good to relevel the bed on my M2e. Using MakerGear's M2 software, I was able to set the center height and sample the height of three of the four corners using a .004" feeler, but the fourth one presemted a problem. The machine would...
by jferguson
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Still no M4?
Replies: 7
Views: 935

Re: Still no M4?

I am reminded of the Dilbert cartoon where Dilbert asks the boss, "Marketing told them we could do WHAT?"