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by DrScoles
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: M3-ID
Topic: Probe bent and running off bed
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Probe bent and running off bed

I've been printing a ton of stuff on my new machine... Yesterday, I was getting failed prints and saw that the probe was bent. When a print starts, the head will travel to the far right and bump into the other head... It has been doing this all along, but not causing any problems. Now its not calibr...
by DrScoles
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: M3-SE
Topic: Probe is getting bent
Replies: 2
Views: 36

Re: Probe is getting bent

oops... thanks for catching
by DrScoles
Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: M3-SE
Topic: Probe is getting bent
Replies: 2
Views: 36

Probe is getting bent

<t>I've been printing a ton of stuff on my new machine... Yesterday, I was getting failed prints and saw that the probe was bent. When a print starts, the head will travel to the far right and bump into the other head... It has been doing this all along, but not causing any problems. Now its not cal...
by DrScoles
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: Tip on preventing edges from lifting?
Replies: 3
Views: 2214

Tip on preventing edges from lifting?

I'm on my 4th or 5th spool of material, had great success so far. ABS and PLA... When doing something big and flat, I am getting a little lift up on the edges. Same part with PLA or ABS, same thing. I tried hairspray... no change. I just read a thread on setting for PETG and the person mentioned pri...
by DrScoles
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When should fan on bed come on?
Replies: 1
Views: 1046

When should fan on bed come on?

The fan aimed at the bed never comes on. using PLA and ABS. Not sure when this is necessary?? I haven't swapped plugs from the one on the extruder yet. Just want to know when to expect the two fans to come on. Search did not yield answer, sorry for the newb question....
by DrScoles
Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How often should I re-calibrate?
Replies: 3
Views: 1842

How often should I re-calibrate?

I've gone through about two spools now, PLA and ABS. This thing has been going non-stop. Recently, I've had a few failed prints. Part of the problem is that the ABS isn't sticking to the kapton sheets. Is hairspray the solution? Curious if I should calibrate the machine like I did when I first bough...