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by innkeeper
Sun Jul 19, 2015 5:42 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Layer shifting
Replies: 6
Views: 3354

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: 128133

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: 6517

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: 42716

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: 2554

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: 3492

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: 2554

Re: filament

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

folger tech
jet
makergear
makerbot
esun
by innkeeper
Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:53 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Zebra Plate
Replies: 90
Views: 37366

Re: Zebra Plate

did a test print with petg wth no heat, dint stick as well, print fell off 2/3 the way though, but playing with squish and addint some bed temp... also gave the bed a little heat, like 40c for the first layer, and it stuck like cazy, so.. needs a little more trial and error.
by innkeeper
Wed Jul 15, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: Friction welding
Replies: 7
Views: 4318

Re: Friction welding

wow, i remember when i was a kid, they had model kits you could build that you assembled using friction welding called spinwelder, came with a motor and a "welding rods" which basically pushed onto a motor shaft. ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnWpcwnR2YA
by innkeeper
Wed Jul 15, 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: M2 Auto-Leveling
Replies: 68
Views: 33757

Re: M2 Auto-Leveling

i'm going to try optical myself... less hassle, flexible for surface types, and if implemented right, could be accurate within .01mm+-. which should be good enough. in theory you could get down as low as .001mm but, i'm not going to use a laser for this. problem with most optical approaches i've see...