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by SeanM
Fri May 27, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Advice for cleaning V4 extruder
Replies: 13
Views: 2839

Re: Advice for cleaning V4 extruder

Sweet victory! :D :D Can one claim victory over inanimate objects? I think yes. ;) Looks like the main issue was stripped PLA bits and other remnants in the path of the filament drive. Cleaned the gear, replaced the drive, replaced the nozzle, and all is great. I think the remnants are why the "bite...
by SeanM
Fri May 27, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Advice for cleaning V4 extruder
Replies: 13
Views: 2839

Re: Advice for cleaning V4 extruder

Thanks for the input. For the time being (while I clean my extruder), I have installed my extra extruder. Also, looking at the drive, I noticed some PLA fragments in the gear area. Blew that out - but found a stray plastic string running through the channel. I think this is perhaps from the PLA part...
by SeanM
Fri May 27, 2016 3:50 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Advice for cleaning V4 extruder
Replies: 13
Views: 2839

Advice for cleaning V4 extruder

Background: I've had the M2 rev E for about a month and have been printing pretty regularly. Great performance with the MakerGear black PLA. Ran through that roll and then cleaned with the esun cleaning filament before loading Hatchbox PLA glow. The glow filament worked fine, and decided to switch t...