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by jimc
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Do I Get Rid of fine spider threads between parts?
Replies: 5
Views: 1110

Re: How Do I Get Rid of fine spider threads between parts?

lower your print temp to reduce the fuzz but not so low you have adhesion issues. lower your temp 5 deg at a time until it goes away
by jimc
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: M2 Dual Extruder
Topic: Single Outside Layer
Replies: 3
Views: 1935

Re: Single Outside Layer

print the switch in black then paint it white and laser through the paint. i have never used a laser so im just guessing if that would work. if switches are printed in abs and you paint with a solvent base paint then it will bond like crazy without any prep.
by jimc
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Aging of PETG Filament?
Replies: 8
Views: 2095

Re: Aging of PETG Filament?

thats prob not the issue. you could have the filament tension set too high which will cause you to squish the filament out of round and make it tight going through the filament path and extruder. can also be a partially clogged nozzle or the hot end is getting tight from buildup. this usually happen...
by jimc
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Steps in Diagonal Lines
Replies: 6
Views: 1085

Re: Steps in Diagonal Lines

if your speaking of that wavy pattern in the filament on the first layer then insta is right. that is from printing too close to the bed. the filament is squishing out causing that. it will take a few layers to recover from that and get clean straight extrusions
by jimc
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: PLA Plus Other Than eSun?
Replies: 10
Views: 2045

Re: PLA Plus Other Than eSun?

i know and i have used it. i have used esun almost exclusively for 3 years. its not a specialty material. its pla just a slightly better grade/formulation. its not as hard and brittle. keep in mind when a company claims their material is stronger, that is a huge generalization. every material is str...
by jimc
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: PLA Plus Other Than eSun?
Replies: 10
Views: 2045

Re: PLA Plus Other Than eSun?

just look for any pla. pla+ from esun isnt the same as pla+ from another comapny. its just a name esun gave their premium pla line. its not a specific type of pla.
by jimc
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: connector for hot end fan
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: connector for hot end fan

Just other places like newark. Mouser or digikey etc. try typing the part # in on ebay. There are probably sellers there
by jimc
Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: connector for hot end fan
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: connector for hot end fan

Right in my post
by jimc
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: connector for hot end fan
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: connector for hot end fan

Crimp on a pin or socket and just insert it into the connector. A small pair of needle nose pliers will work to crimp it. Its a one shot deal. Once its inserted you need the tool to remove it
by jimc
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: connector for hot end fan
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: connector for hot end fan

newark.com

pt# 43020-0201

pins: 43031-0008
sockets: 43030-0008

here are the #'s for the other connectors on the m2

43645-0200
43025-0200
43640-0201

pin extractor tool: 11-03-0043