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by airscapes
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Can anyone recommend a 3rd party pinion replacement?
Replies: 3
Views: 17

Re: Can anyone recommend a 3rd party pinion replacement?

I took my gear box off the other day for the first time and did notice it was rather DRY for a gear box.. I added a bit of white lithium grease to the gears and will inspect it again in a couple of months.
by airscapes
Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Cleaning a M3 SE Hotend - Best method?
Replies: 3
Views: 23

Re: Cleaning a M3 SE Hotend - Best method?

Once you get thing cleared it may be helpful to purchase some eSun cleaning filament. I use this any time I change filament types or if I notice inconsistent extrusion from the roll I am using. Truth be told once a week doesn't hurt. This stuff has a very wide temp range so you can flush PETG at 255...
by airscapes
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Octoprint Upgrade Issue
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Re: Octoprint Upgrade Issue

I can not help with your issue but to get hold of MG support send an email to support@makergear.zendesk.com with your pruchas date/order number and Serial number along with your issue and they will get back to you quickly. Probably not until next week at this point but they are fast. Or you can call...
by airscapes
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Avoiding Hairballs with PETG?
Replies: 2
Views: 35

Re: Avoiding Hairballs with PETG?

Use as directed! :D

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by airscapes
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: M2 Build Plates Slowly Deforming
Replies: 16
Views: 3293

Re: M2 Build Plates Slowly Deforming

Yes I saw the post and added a single washer between the frame and the damper. Then snugged the belt and adjusted the pulley height so the belt ran straight. And I guess I have the tension correct from your description. I ran a couple of ringing test prints and then took the dampers off and reran th...
by airscapes
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: M2 Build Plates Slowly Deforming
Replies: 16
Views: 3293

Re: M2 Build Plates Slowly Deforming

Thanks Zimlin! But what about belt tension? I have them looser than they were from the factory but not sure how loose is too loose. I basically pulled them thight enough to take out any slack but only about 1/2 the original PULLEM tight tension..
by airscapes
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: M2 Build Plates Slowly Deforming
Replies: 16
Views: 3293

Re: M2 Build Plates Slowly Deforming

Old thread.. but still an issue I guess So my gantry is starting to sag, what is the proper way to tension the belts.. of course this may have been this way from the factory as it is only 6 months old.. I have split the difference on the z offset but don't want the belts overly tight if they don't n...
by airscapes
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Software
Topic: S3D Slicing Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 113

Re: S3D Slicing Issue

First go to repair and check the model for errors
Next if these are thin walls, go to advance tab and turn set allow single extrude wall and allow single extrude infill and then slice
by airscapes
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: nema17 dampers
Replies: 160
Views: 59958

Re: nema17 dampers

well then no dampers or heat sinks. One of the support guys that emailed me order the dampers for his machine to try them. I had meant to run some cylinder prints before and after to see how much more the affect the print quality and forgot.. He said he would try and report what he finds.. some peop...
by airscapes
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: nema17 dampers
Replies: 160
Views: 59958

Re: nema17 dampers

From Tech support the data sheet on the stepper http://www.kysanelectronics.com/Product ... ordID=8368
Max temp 110C