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by j-rod
Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: nema17 dampers
Replies: 160
Views: 83235

Re: nema17 dampers

Just got a chance to do my first test print since installing these. The reduction in noise from the motors is huge. This is seriously one of the best upgrades for the printer. Thanks for the tip, Insta!
by j-rod
Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:34 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: MIC6 preorder number 3 *back for sale*
Replies: 70
Views: 32642

Re: MIC6 preorder number 3

Crap. I got busy with work / vacation and completely forgot about this.

I'm interested in 2 please.

/wanders off to set a weekly reminder to check forums...
by j-rod
Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:03 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: MIC6 preorder number 2 *READY FOR SHIPPING*
Replies: 90
Views: 28591

Re: MIC6 preorder number 2

Interested w/PEI attached!

Update: I will take 2 as well.
by j-rod
Sun Jul 27, 2014 12:44 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: The Cat Dissuader
Replies: 2
Views: 1778

Re: The Cat Dissuader

oh man i need something like that for my damn neighbor's cat. that wanker is always in our yard pissing and leaving little "gifts".
by j-rod
Sat Jul 26, 2014 3:08 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Simple PLA tub, and not so simple filament spool roller
Replies: 8
Views: 8176

Re: Simple PLA tub, and not so simple filament spool roller

Hah! the plastic container is brilliant. i'm gonna have to go find one now...
by j-rod
Sat Jul 26, 2014 3:03 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Costume Props (Game of Thrones)
Replies: 22
Views: 8542

Re: Costume Props (Game of Thrones)

Very nice! I've been a fan of the books since I randomly picked up the first one from a pile of giveaways back in 2000.
by j-rod
Sat Jul 26, 2014 2:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Z-height, first layer height, and part height
Replies: 7
Views: 4817

Re: Z-height, first layer height, and part height

yeah i've used the knob a few times to get that first line started properly. for some reason the extruded plastic doesn't normally seem to want to catch until its moved about half an inch from the start point. i've re-leveled the hell out of the build plate, but it could still be off a bit. using th...
by j-rod
Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Z-height, first layer height, and part height
Replies: 7
Views: 4817

Re: Z-height, first layer height, and part height

you also can't really get the printer to put the nozzle closer to the bed when it's already hit the z stop can you? or does the firmware allow that to be overridden?
by j-rod
Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: z leveling height
Replies: 10
Views: 8212

Re: z leveling height

i've been using Buildtek. no heat necessary when printing PLA, but heat is still used when printing ABS to combat warping. it can be a bit tricky to get ABS off it after the print though. it almost sticks TOO good.
by j-rod
Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: Another M2 electronics box
Replies: 1
Views: 1832

Re: Another M2 electronics box

nice! i think i know what i'll be printing next...