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by boep777
Wed Sep 07, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Prometheus system
Replies: 1
Views: 1082

Prometheus system

Hi, what do you think about the Prometheus system marketed on kickstarter ? It looks interesting.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/81 ... n=7d9207f0
by boep777
Mon Jun 13, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Other (off topic)
Topic: CNC / machining shop
Replies: 2
Views: 3736

CNC / machining shop

Hi, can somebody recommend CNC or regular machining shop for fabrication of high precision (0.1 mm) but very simple items from solid plastic, something like in the image below ? Dimensions are 16x6x0.5 inches. Thanks!
by boep777
Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Rev. E strange behaviour with Quick Start
Replies: 3
Views: 2208

Re: Rev. E strange behaviour with Quick Start

Ok, the problem solved. what apparently happen: the wrong number was written to zero position offset WAY above printer top. The printer, trying to reach this number, would ram into the top. However software does not know that this happen and let you work with adjustment setting around this value whi...
by boep777
Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Rev. E strange behaviour with Quick Start
Replies: 3
Views: 2208

Rev. E strange behaviour with Quick Start

Hi All, strange thing is going on. I placed new bed and run the quick start up. Went into height/leveling part. Clicked reset. Bed zeroed at the bottom then run up and rammed into nozzle. I thought ok mic6 is too thick and removed it and tried again - the same result bed runs through the top. Ok I t...
by boep777
Wed May 04, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: Tungsten ABS filament - need an advise
Replies: 4
Views: 1716

Re: Tungsten ABS filament - need an advise

Great advises - will try and let you know ;)
by boep777
Tue May 03, 2016 10:20 pm
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: Tungsten ABS filament - need an advise
Replies: 4
Views: 1716

Tungsten ABS filament - need an advise

Hi! I run into interesting problem using tungsten ABS filament from GMASS. See the picture below - the beginning of the outline is jumping out creating a drop on the outer surface of the object. What do you think can be done to avoid it ?
Thanks!
by boep777
Sat Apr 23, 2016 12:59 am
Forum: Software
Topic: change filling factor in some regions
Replies: 4
Views: 4103

change filling factor in some regions

Hi everybody, how do you solve this type of problems: I have a pedestal and a thin object coming out on sharp angle (for example a leg). I am printing with low infill. Simplify3D algorithm makes the interface between pedestal and object using infill. Which is correct, but very weak and frequently br...
by boep777
Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Glow in the dark - need suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 2248

Re: Glow in the dark - need suggestions

Actually I am looking for a filament to use. Price differences are large - HATCHBOX, ColrFabb but what about the quality ? how bright is the glow etc.
by boep777
Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Glow in the dark - need suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 2248

Glow in the dark - need suggestions

Hi everybody, I need to print (a present) that glows in the dark - any suggestions ? main criteria - strong glow ;)
by boep777
Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:49 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: How You Too Can Achieve Printing Nirvana
Replies: 65
Views: 26872

Re: How You Too Can Achieve Printing Nirvana

Went down to 185C and 50 bed (60 for first layer), removed the fan guard. PLA still bonding fine. No warping , better walls. PEI works.