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by Capt. John
Wed Jan 28, 2015 5:58 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Patent Pending
Replies: 32
Views: 17620

Re: Patent Pending

Jim, got help installing the die cuts, about 3rd are my work. Will be sending you some spoon blanks soon, just too busy for the time being. To pyro: 9.5-10k is dirt cheap for 2 cavity injection molds that will make 1000s and 1000s of parts. There's a lot of engineering that goes into the water cours...
by Capt. John
Wed Jan 28, 2015 3:33 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Patent Pending
Replies: 32
Views: 17620

Re: Patent Pending

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2200 spoons in production, project has come full circle made possible by
learning how to make 3D prints with the help offered here, on this board.

Thanks all for your advice!
by Capt. John
Wed Jan 14, 2015 2:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another new M2
Replies: 2
Views: 1331

Re: Another new M2

Welcome and a wise decision on your part. M2s are rock solid.

Info from the advanced members here has helped me tremendously.
So, don't hesitate to ask for help.
by Capt. John
Tue Jan 13, 2015 6:19 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Polypropylene filament
Replies: 6
Views: 3976

Re: Polypropylene filament

Above 255 extruder temp is something I will not attempt with my v3b hot end.
by Capt. John
Tue Jan 13, 2015 6:16 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Polypropylene filament
Replies: 6
Views: 3976

Re: Polypropylene filament

Gizmo Dorks has polypro and it's listed on Amazon. Here's info off their website: Polypropylene Filament Polypropylene (PP) filament is a new semi crystalline thermoplastic used in Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF). PP filament has a high level of flexibility. Printing temperature for Polypropylene f...
by Capt. John
Tue Jan 13, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Cracked the borosilicate trying to remove pla print...
Replies: 15
Views: 6978

Re: Cracked the borosilicate trying to remove pla print...

Put it in the freezer for a while, prints come off easy then.
by Capt. John
Tue Jan 13, 2015 4:32 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Polypropylene filament
Replies: 6
Views: 3976

Polypropylene filament

Anyone tried polypro yet? This is a highly durable semi soft plastic and need something
like this for planned new projects in 2015.
by Capt. John
Tue Jan 06, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: Newbie - Needs some help!
Replies: 7
Views: 3392

Re: Newbie - Needs some help!

Is the heater element plugged in up by the fan?
by Capt. John
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:28 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Platform Leveling
Replies: 11
Views: 6248

Re: Platform Leveling

How do you set absolute level with the laser?
by Capt. John
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New here!
Replies: 4
Views: 1708

Re: New here!

Not sure of how much heat the extruder drive motor can take.
It gets plenty hot on it's own out in the open.