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by innkeeper
Mon Jan 04, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2's spotted in 3ders.org article!
Replies: 26
Views: 6591

Re: M2's spotted in 3ders.org article!

seems cost effective to me if there making their own filament. if you consider a 55lb bag of most polymers can be had for about 150 bucks, that is a lotta jars for little cost. consider if you had them injection or blow molded elsewhere and get them shipped to you... its gonna be a lot more then tha...
by innkeeper
Mon Jan 04, 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Favorite Purge procedure when swapping filament types
Replies: 8
Views: 2916

Re: Favorite Purge procedure when swapping filament types

What's everyone's favorite way to clear a nozzle of one filament before switching to another? Here is what i do. If i am going to like filament type but of different colors, i will just change filament and keep extruding until the color change seems complete. note, for some color/brands that can ta...
by innkeeper
Tue Dec 15, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PLA breaking question
Replies: 27
Views: 7644

Re: PLA breaking question

I've had freshly opened pla from microcenter (inland) break easily and have older pla i've had hanging around and forgot to store properly (2.5+ year old natural MG filament) be just fine. i dont do much pla printing, but had an oprotunity to do a large set of prints with pla and blew though all my ...
by innkeeper
Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Automatically removing prints?
Replies: 14
Views: 4471

Re: Automatically removing prints?

Thats pretty cool. the gcode coding part of getting it to do this would be straight froward enough. looks like an easy mod too.... my biggest fear is what happens when the part dosn't pop off. :shock: defiantly not something i would let run unattended. I have to admit, assembly line type capability ...
by innkeeper
Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Kit Sales To Pause
Replies: 74
Views: 25476

Re: M2 Kit Sales To Pause

places like printbot sell the kit for the same price as the assembled model. frankly that makes sense to be because typically as a company, your going to end up spending a large amount of time supporting the builders. I suppose assembling it yourself is interesting. but frankly, since any company bu...
by innkeeper
Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 15 Amp breaker tripping while printing
Replies: 23
Views: 11235

Re: 15 Amp breaker tripping while printing

an electrician can check this out pretty quick.
by innkeeper
Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Drop-in Build Plate Upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 2717

Re: Drop-in Build Plate Upgrade

i like it!
on my todo list
by innkeeper
Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 15 Amp breaker tripping while printing
Replies: 23
Views: 11235

Re: 15 Amp breaker tripping while printing

You can pick up one of those cheap clamp ammeters at harbor freight really cheap right now on sale.
by innkeeper
Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:09 am
Forum: Other (off topic)
Topic: Where are native leafy trees in the USA?
Replies: 3
Views: 3245

Re: Where are native leafy trees in the USA?

plenty of leafy trees in NY. The state tree is the sugar maple. but there are plenty of other spices here. in fact, its rare for me to see a pine tree.
by innkeeper
Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:05 am
Forum: Other (off topic)
Topic: New 3D Printing Room.
Replies: 6
Views: 5653

Re: New 3D Printing Room.

Thats an awsum space
do you have any kind of active ventilation out of the room?