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by mw8020
Sun Jun 08, 2014 5:22 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Does 1st layer temp vs 2nd layer temp make a difference?
Replies: 4
Views: 2606

Re: Does 1st layer temp vs 2nd layer temp make a difference?

I knew I put that in my 'likes' on thingiverse for a reason lol - thnx once again.
by mw8020
Sun Jun 08, 2014 5:08 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Does 1st layer temp vs 2nd layer temp make a difference?
Replies: 4
Views: 2606

Re: Does 1st layer temp vs 2nd layer temp make a difference?

your problem in the video is that your printing waaay too far from the bed. your z-height adjustment is to big. you need to adjust the stop bolt to bring the bed closer to the nozzle Thanks Jim - yes I can see now that gap is way bigger than a biz card/paper altho I will use feeler gauges to get it...
by mw8020
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:46 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Does 1st layer temp vs 2nd layer temp make a difference?
Replies: 4
Views: 2606

Does 1st layer temp vs 2nd layer temp make a difference?

Another newb start layer Q. Getting good prints/starts with makergear stl's (i.e. bigfoots & bracelets), thingiverse not so much (am sure they vary from file to file - generally am trying to print things recommended from exp members here). For now, trying to print: - 7mm wrench for z screw adjustmen...
by mw8020
Mon May 12, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: My first print: a blob
Replies: 4
Views: 4245

Re: My first print: a blob

Check out the M2 tips thread in the hints forum, as well. It covers some alternate procedures and things that may be helpful. @jsc funny you should just reply. I just read your very informative "M2 Tips" post here: http://forum.makergear.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=12 - and got the idea to increase the...
by mw8020
Mon May 12, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: My first print: a blob
Replies: 4
Views: 4245

Re: My first print: a blob

macsboost wrote:the z bed needs to be zeroed and likely leveled
Wow fast response. Thnx macsboost :) will go back thru all procedures here: http://makergear.wikidot.com/m2-getting-started
by mw8020
Sun May 11, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: My first print: a blob
Replies: 4
Views: 4245

My first print: a blob

Hi 1st post - bit embarrassing but seems like a friendly community so jumping in :) Have attached photo of 1st M2 print - which resulted in a blob of plastic sticking to the extruder whilst printing out the "bracelet". Just wondered what I'm doing wrong or if this is par for the learning course when...