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by innkeeper
Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:53 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Zebra Plate
Replies: 90
Views: 39942

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: 4594

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: 35781

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...
by innkeeper
Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: anyone in the midwest want to trade me parts
Replies: 1
Views: 846

Re: anyone in the midwest want to trade me parts

damn, I have one of the last made polished chassis m2's ... it would go well with it... but I am in NY... I just upgraded to 24v.... and have one f the new black plastic housed 24v PS... Defiantly willing to trade if your up for cross shipping... let me know. we could just ship the chassis, the PS i...
by innkeeper
Wed Jul 15, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Zebra Plate
Replies: 90
Views: 39942

Re: Zebra Plate

not to get too far off topic, but is all the inland filament esun?
by innkeeper
Wed Jul 15, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Other (off topic)
Topic: Good deal on Calipers
Replies: 10
Views: 8105

Re: Good deal on Calipers

Better deal on calipers - on sale at harbor freight
http://www.harborfreight.com/6-inch-dig ... 47257.html
they go on sale often so if you dotn catch this deal there will be another.
by innkeeper
Wed Jul 15, 2015 4:06 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Zebra Plate
Replies: 90
Views: 39942

Re: Zebra Plate

PLA prints went very well...
no heat - print stuck well, and came off the plate easy enough, and very clean. i can add pics if anyone interested
by innkeeper
Tue Jul 14, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Smoothie M2
Replies: 119
Views: 45657

Re: Smoothie M2

upgrade complete...finally got it all in cases...and actually using it for real work - no longer a dust collecting paperweight though there's still dust on it have to clean off included a pic of the end result. 24v upgrade MKS SBASE - smoothieboard GLCD ZEBRA PLATE while I was at it, I changed the e...
by innkeeper
Tue Jul 14, 2015 5:24 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Zebra Plate
Replies: 90
Views: 39942

Re: Zebra Plate

I'll have to run some pla though it, i rarely print with PLA...
i have some PETG coming..just shipped today... but then again i read that my local micro center sells petg.
i may just take a ride and pick up some tomorrow.
by innkeeper
Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Zebra Plate
Replies: 90
Views: 39942

Re: Zebra Plate

temperature difference bed vs hbp IMG_0346 (Custom).JPG first abs print at the above temp - no warping.. it stuck to the plate very well IMG_0372 (Custom).JPG VERY VERY WELL IMG_0377 (Custom).JPG cant use acetone, they say scrape and sand the stuck print off. IMG_0378 (Custom).JPG IMG_0379 (Custom)....