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by garyl
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Filament Guide too far right above extruder
Replies: 2
Views: 1488

Re: Filament Guide too far right above extruder

If you loosen the mounting screws you should be able to rotate it so it aligns with the hole.
by garyl
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Radiator for toy car.
Replies: 10
Views: 5554

Re: Radiator for toy car.

That looks good.
by garyl
Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Best tool for cleaning the nozzle?
Replies: 4
Views: 2128

Re: Best tool for cleaning the nozzle?

I just heat the nozzle to operating temperature and wipe it with a folded paper towel.
by garyl
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time for a new sheet of glass? Which thickness?
Replies: 12
Views: 6316

Re: Time for a new sheet of glass? Which thickness?

I found my bed was always high in the middle and it turns out it was a bent X axis frame, low in the middle by 0.1mm.
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I bought round shims from McMaster Carr and put them under the rail which fixed the issue.
by garyl
Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starting to print with PETG, running into new issue, help?
Replies: 4
Views: 2592

Re: Starting to print with PETG, running into new issue, hel

What are your retraction settings.
by garyl
Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Upgraded Power supply issues
Replies: 6
Views: 3061

Re: Upgraded Power supply issues

That is a rev D machine so you will have to adjust the bolt that hits the Z stop micro switch on the left side of the bed.
by garyl
Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Rhino and SOLIDWORKS users.
Replies: 6
Views: 1541

Re: Rhino and SOLIDWORKS users.

I started on Rhino and switched to Solidworks. I found Solidworks much easier to use with many more features. The only bad thing is the cost difference is huge. I taught myself how to use Solidworks through the use of youtube. As you come across feature names and ask yourself whats that do?? just ty...
by garyl
Fri Jan 13, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Problems Printing ABS
Replies: 8
Views: 2383

Re: Problems Printing ABS

When you get the wave on the first layer it means your starting height is too close. Try increasing the starting height until the wave goes away, I will let you guess how I know this. :D
by garyl
Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Other (off topic)
Topic: Funniest print on Thingiverse?
Replies: 7
Views: 7381

Re: Funniest print on Thingiverse?

The funny part is there are 2608 downloads of that thing.
by garyl
Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How cool is it to be able to print spare parts!
Replies: 5
Views: 3382

Re: How cool is it to be able to print spare parts!

Makergear makes a new metal motor mount due to the cracking issue. http://www.makergear.com/collections/pa ... otor-mount

If you want to print new parts PETG is a great alternative material for ABS.