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by kartcrg
Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V4 Heat Creep - Melted Plastic Above Hot End
Replies: 20
Views: 8919

Re: V4 Heat Creep - Melted Plastic Above Hot End

Vandal968 wrote:The feeder nozzle (cold end) is not supposed to touch the hot nozzle. On mine there is perhaps a 3/16" gap between the two. It looks like yours is touching which is no bueno unless it's just a weird camera angle.

cheers,
c

Thanks mate, thats what I figured. Problem solved.
by kartcrg
Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: V4 Heat Creep - Melted Plastic Above Hot End
Replies: 20
Views: 8919

V4 Heat Creep - Melted Plastic Above Hot End

I just upgraded to the V4 and am getting melted plastic between the filament drive and hot end during prints. This is with PLA at 200º. Do I have something set up wrong?

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by kartcrg
Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Metal Extruder Motor Mount - availabile
Replies: 35
Views: 18610

Re: Metal Extruder Motor Mount - availabile

Mine works great. Thanks guys!

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by kartcrg
Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Potential New Buyer Wary of Noise and Fumes
Replies: 12
Views: 5489

Re: Potential New Buyer Wary of Noise and Fumes

For what its worth, after getting the isolating rubber stepper motor mounts insta is talking about, all I really hear is the fan noise. It'd be like having a PC case with loud fans. I print PLA and PETG with my printer right next to my desk in my studio apartment and its not much of a bother. Smell ...
by kartcrg
Sun Dec 13, 2015 7:45 am
Forum: Other (off topic)
Topic: Product Design in Los Angeles
Replies: 3
Views: 3326

Re: Product Design in Los Angeles

Very cool! Fellow Industrial Designer here. Looking to do the same thing as you and start my own studio, but I am still a year or two off. If you are not already familiar, check out http://www.coroflot.com. Great site to get exposure and to also find work. Thank you, good to connect! Just made a co...
by kartcrg
Fri Dec 11, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 printing size... question?
Replies: 3
Views: 2359

Re: M2 printing size... question?

I think there are several little things that could make this product better then already is (and is already great) but overall the most important and the most significant for people when picking a 3d printer is the bed size/printing size I can modify it for myself but i think everybody would take a...
by kartcrg
Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Testers Needed
Replies: 246
Views: 44709

Re: Testers Needed

rpollack wrote:Not sure if we have posted it here. This the metal motor mount. We'll have them available for existing M2s as soon as possible.
Will this come with the V4 upgrade kit? If so, I'll order one as soon as its available.
by kartcrg
Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:23 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Quieter Fans
Replies: 73
Views: 47927

Re: Quieter Fans

Thanks dude. Sucks they're ugly and not black haha.
by kartcrg
Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:10 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Quieter Fans
Replies: 73
Views: 47927

Re: Quieter Fans

Pekish - it says the A4X10 FLX is 5 volts? http://www.amazon.com/noctua-NF-A4X10-F ... +A4x10+FLX
by kartcrg
Tue Dec 08, 2015 11:54 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Quieter Fans
Replies: 73
Views: 47927

Re: Quieter Fans

Wow, this forum never ceases to impress me with the helpfulness of the community. Thank you guys so much for the detailed responses. I have stepper dampers on the way so the fans will be the next step in noise reduction. Jules - I actually printed my own guards that seem to be about the same Db as r...