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by Capt. John
Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Problems getting a reply from tech support?
Replies: 6
Views: 2259

Re: Problems getting a reply from tech support?

re-send the email with the correct address.
by Capt. John
Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:35 am
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: A Bed Spring
Replies: 11
Views: 5617

Re: A Bed Spring

Good idea, double faced tape to hold it in place and the spring is a done deal.
Please shared the file when you have it perfected.
by Capt. John
Sun Nov 30, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A very happy UK based MakerGear M2 Kit customer ...
Replies: 4
Views: 2363

Re: A very happy UK based MakerGear M2 Kit customer ...

Welcome Jim in the UK.

This board is as much a resource as your M2 is.
Amazon reviews sold me too after buying an off brand hunk of junk that was shipped back.
by Capt. John
Sun Nov 30, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: 3d printed speakers
Replies: 73
Views: 36356

Re: 3d printed speakers

There's as much art here as there is tech advice.

3D printing artistic talent is what I've seen from jimc and several other members.
I'm envious, being just a nuts and bolts user seeing truly amazing creations!
by Capt. John
Tue Nov 25, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Corner of print lifting
Replies: 3
Views: 1612

Re: Corner of print lifting

If you have purchased the software S3D there's several ways to configure your 1st layer. No expert, but slowing 1st layer down to 50% and laying it on thick at 150% has helped me with ABS. PLA is not near as touchy. Bonding agent to the bed is another place to look. Blue painters tape works with PLA...
by Capt. John
Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: How Do I keep print head from knocking over structures?
Replies: 3
Views: 2154

Re: How Do I keep print head from knocking over structures?

What are you using as a bonding agent to stick the print to the glass surface?
by Capt. John
Sun Nov 23, 2014 6:48 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Patent Pending
Replies: 32
Views: 14762

Re: Patent Pending

Completed and published 2 videos to YouTube about my new spoons. This 5 minute video shows the underwater action in side by side lure tests http://youtu.be/Z027WHoVqB8?list=UUW-k8T8iy1_zhz-_RHrpEwg Here's an 8 minute video showing the spoon catch fish during the 2014 season: http://youtu.be/m8YClfFZ...
by Capt. John
Sun Nov 23, 2014 4:41 am
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: Problem with PLA surface finish
Replies: 7
Views: 4220

Re: Problem with PLA surface finish

I had a problem similar building my spoons, extra manual placement in S3D should take care of the sagging issue. I take it we're looking at the front view, rotate 90 degrees and put in manual supports to cover the entire bend, or arch. 4 to 5mm supports might fix all. S3D add support automatically i...
by Capt. John
Sun Nov 23, 2014 4:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another satisfied Purchase
Replies: 4
Views: 2069

Re: Another satisfied Purchase

Good deal and welcome.
by Capt. John
Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:16 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Geometric Vase
Replies: 5
Views: 2471

Re: Geometric Vase

Nice!