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by macsboost
Mon May 12, 2014 4:45 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Extruder keeps slipping
Replies: 52
Views: 16211

Re: Extruder keeps slipping

My MakerGear M2 is experiencing this exact same issue. I've had my M2 for over a year now and have kept it very well maintained and have run many spools of PLA and ABS through it. But at this point, my M2 is basically parked until I get to the bottom of this problem. This issue didn't crop up for t...
by macsboost
Sun May 11, 2014 11:32 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: My first print: a blob
Replies: 4
Views: 4083

Re: My first print: a blob

the z bed needs to be zeroed and likely leveled
by macsboost
Sun May 11, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: new extruder woes
Replies: 0
Views: 1480

new extruder woes

I upgraded to the 24v setup on a late 2012 M2. This unit has 1/8 microstepping. I loaded the latest firmware and made the changes to reflect the 1/8 step changes. I am having lots of trouble getting a successful print with ABS. It will print the first layer, but beyond that the extruder starts to sk...