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by innkeeper
Sun Jul 26, 2015 6:33 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: nema17 dampers
Replies: 160
Views: 96896

Re: nema17 dampers

they seem to be Astrosyn MY17RMDAMP dampers. cheap enough to give it a try. I've read good things about them on the cnc forums. not just reducing sound but increasing quality... though you would think that there would be some quality loss due to the rubber gasket. if your in the uk, you can order th...
by innkeeper
Sat Jul 25, 2015 11:49 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Zebra Plate
Replies: 90
Views: 39943

Re: Zebra Plate

I've been printing a lot of pla in the past week or two... more then I've printed in the past couple years to be frank...I have a lot of pla thats been sitting around for a few years..and never had use for it, and I am modeling prototypes for test fits, so its a perfect case for me to use it up. so ...
by innkeeper
Mon Jul 20, 2015 1:37 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Smoothie M2
Replies: 119
Views: 45659

Re: Smoothie M2

My only complaints are with S3d being a bit glitchy with smoothie. Glitchy in what way? if, for some reason, you start a print from s3d off the sd card, and you loose usb connectivity or the machine stops, the print will stop. sometimes S3D will just stop communicating with s3d causing he same issu...
by innkeeper
Sun Jul 19, 2015 5:42 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Layer shifting
Replies: 6
Views: 3585

Re: Layer shifting

what is your travel speed set to, could you possibly be skipping steps?
by innkeeper
Sun Jul 19, 2015 5:32 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: esun petg
Replies: 420
Views: 138177

Re: esun petg

petg .. Awsum stuff. and this is a great thread...after reading it all though, I pretty much followed jules settings from page 27 of the thread and got perfect prints.
using both esun from amazon..and esun-inland branded from microcenter petg with no changes. (all translucent colors)
by innkeeper
Sun Jul 19, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: Bed Leveling Cheat Sheet!
Replies: 8
Views: 6849

Re: Bed Leveling Cheat Sheet!

Posting this next to my pirate flag in my printing room.
arg! a pirate has to keep a level bed.
by innkeeper
Sun Jul 19, 2015 5:11 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Smoothie M2
Replies: 119
Views: 45659

Re: Smoothie M2

Excellent detective work Tim. my x, y and z motors have no tags on them. so that's great information. i'll likely set my x and y current to 1.35A (90% of spec) and I will try the extruder at 1.0A (at spec but assuming smoothie is under rating a bit) I am very interested what your calibration says fo...
by innkeeper
Fri Jul 17, 2015 3:01 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: filament
Replies: 7
Views: 2814

Re: filament

I do find that each maker has diffrent optimal settings. i typicly write the temp and filiment size right on the spool once i figure it out again.
by innkeeper
Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally got my own!
Replies: 11
Views: 3859

Re: Finally got my own!

Been an ABS fan for a long time...but just started playing with PETG and loving life....
by innkeeper
Thu Jul 16, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: filament
Replies: 7
Views: 2814

Re: filament

i've had good luck with (and in no partiular order)

folger tech
jet
makergear
makerbot
esun