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by innkeeper
Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:58 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: PEI Bed Surface
Replies: 161
Views: 52946

Re: PEI Bed Surface

innkeeper, you and I must have found the same source! lol most likely... i cut mine this weekend and have been working on the warping....so i haven't even got to print on it yet,... the warping is pretty significant. heated it up to 100, and flipped it after a bit, and still warped the other way.. ...
by innkeeper
Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: MICRON ALL METAL EXTRUDER - MADE IN ISRAEL
Replies: 12
Views: 7355

Re: MICRON ALL METAL EXTRUDER - MADE IN ISRAEL

been there done that. Beautifully cnc'ed has functional flaws and frankly i find it very disreputable there still selling it. My humble advice, having fitted it to an m2 myself...Get your money back as soon as you can. threads on the topic http://forum.makergear.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=2040 http://...
by innkeeper
Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Metal Fill Filament other than ColorFAb?
Replies: 3
Views: 2628

Re: Metal Fill Filament other than ColorFAb?

Is there any other brand of metal fill that works well? I mainly just need to be able to polish it to look like an actual piece made of metal So far i haven't found anything worth trying. there is some chinese 40% metal filament on ebay, but i haven't found anyone who has tried it. you can get .25k...
by innkeeper
Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Design Shop brand filament
Replies: 4
Views: 3265

Re: Design Shop brand filament

inland works for me...cheap and its a local pickup...
by innkeeper
Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: PEI Bed Surface
Replies: 161
Views: 52946

Re: PEI Bed Surface

i am going to cut up my 1/4" peice of scrap 2300 pei this weekend...i think i can make two build plates out of it. I plan to use it like i do my mic6 or the zebra plate and clamp it right on the anodized aluminium. it is a bit thicker then 1/4" maybe closer to .275 there is a rough side and a smooth...
by innkeeper
Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Other (off topic)
Topic: How long can you keep filament
Replies: 9
Views: 11852

Re: How long can you keep filament

for the most part, if you can keep your filament stored at relatively low humidity, it will last a while... i have filament that 3 years old, that i recently used... and it was all good. i've had filament break down in less time... and i think it has noting to do with the storage temperature, but mo...
by innkeeper
Wed Jan 13, 2016 5:06 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Excellent Filaments Resource - Blog
Replies: 11
Views: 4806

Re: Excellent Filaments Resource - Blog

follow up on the shaxon filament... I did finally get a reply from SHAXON on their metal infused pla density. the density is 1.24 g/cm3 which is the same as plain ole PLA. so like eSun's Bronze filament, there is very little actual metal content. I confirmed their density they gave me by actual weig...
by innkeeper
Wed Jan 13, 2016 2:10 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Filaments that play nicely together in same nozzle
Replies: 5
Views: 2357

Re: Filaments that play nicely together in same nozzle

Here is what i do. when going from one type of filament to another, i will use cleaner filament at the temperature of the previously loaded filament or perhaps a couple of degrees higher to make the old filament more 'liquid'. once i have purged out the old filament successfully using the cleaner fi...
by innkeeper
Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: M2 Dual Extruder
Topic: Ditto printing!
Replies: 12
Views: 5377

Re: Ditto printing!

I've done this under my MB with sailfish firmware which has ditto printing... cool feature... I used it a few times when i was making many copies of a very small print. it was limited to the size because of the fixed distance between heads...having the ability to have the heads at much wider distanc...
by innkeeper
Sun Jan 10, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: possibly failing mosfet?
Replies: 12
Views: 3307

Re: possibly failing mosfet?

I've been looking into some large format 3d printers recently... but noting really floats my boat at a cost i am willing to pay. i've been toying with the idea of building my own. lots of stuff out there though... a few here run multiple m2's and are very happy. best place to learn about a printer i...