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by Technosteve
Tue May 09, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: MakerGear is throwing sparks!
Replies: 1
Views: 1272

MakerGear is throwing sparks!

Today, during a print, the connector of the extruder motor was throwing sparks. After looking closely, the wires that connect to the connector and the relief point have been slowly breaking (likely from bending slightly a few thousand times over the past couple years). I'm a little surprised they di...
by Technosteve
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament
Replies: 182
Views: 531534

Re: Print Settings for PETG: eSUN Solid Black Filament

Will you please attach the profile you are using (Simplify3D hopefully?)

Thanks!
Steve
by Technosteve
Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Skewed print
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Re: Skewed print

I just wanted to answer my own question here. I found a loose set screw on the gear pulley that connects to the stepper motor.
by Technosteve
Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:42 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Skewed print
Replies: 2
Views: 827

Skewed print

I haven't printed one of my printers for a while, and tried printing - problem! I am having trouble with my printer shifting the first several print layers over, consistently for 4 different items. For the first 10 layers or so, it gets shifted to the left, then proceeds to print normally after that...
by Technosteve
Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Metal Extruder Motor Mount - availabile
Replies: 35
Views: 19786

Re: Metal Extruder Motor Mount - availabile

I had issues with the ninja flex moving around on the drive gear and giving inconsistent extrusion, so I came up with the larger wheel (more contact area) with the circular cut to match the filament. What are the chances of your sharing the file and parts list for this upgrade. I love printing with...
by Technosteve
Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Which Filament Extruder?
Replies: 3
Views: 1398

Which Filament Extruder?

I am wanting to make my own filament from pellets. Anyone have any experience with any of the popular ones such as FilaBot or Filastruder?


Thanks,
Steve