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by zemlin
Fri Apr 01, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: How You Too Can Achieve Printing Nirvana
Replies: 65
Views: 33501

Re: How You Too Can Achieve Printing Nirvana

Put a MIC6 plate with 1/16" PEI together last weekend. VERY nice results. My aluminum is 1/4" which adds a lot of mass to the Y-slide, but doesn't appear to be causing any problems. I have been running with reduced accel and speeds in the 3200-3600 range. ABS at 80C PLA at 70C PETG at 70C In order t...
by zemlin
Fri Mar 25, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: Model / Object Sharing
Topic: M2 Z-Axis Caps
Replies: 3
Views: 6260

M2 Z-Axis Caps

I'm getting ready to make some alternative build platforms and the thickness is going to vary. I wanted an easy way to offset the Z-Axis stop without having to adjust the bolt every time I swap out a built platform. When printed with a .1mm layer, these caps provide a range of offsets from .1mm to 5...
by zemlin
Thu Mar 24, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modified Ikea enclosure
Replies: 55
Views: 48703

Re: Modified Ikea enclosure

For those who have enclosed, have you seen benefits in your build quality?
by zemlin
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:34 pm
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: The Jelly Bean Machine
Replies: 8
Views: 5503

Re: The Jelly Bean Machine

Looks great, except it doesn't appear to deliver an adequate portion for a quarter ;)
by zemlin
Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Quieter Fans
Replies: 75
Views: 59414

Re: Quieter Fans

My fan mods - I've had my M2 for just under a month. My approach to quieting the fans was to replace them with larger fans that run slower. Both the bed fan and the electronics fans were replaced with 80mmx15mm thick 24V fans. I just bought cheapo fans on eBay. I made a duct/mount for the bed fan to...
by zemlin
Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: M2 Dual Extruder
Topic: Dual Ready?
Replies: 23
Views: 13611

Re: Dual Ready?

I was one of those recent inquiries. While this is my first printer (got it last Friday), I know enough about the process and my intentions to know that a dual extruder is in my future. If I could have bought a dual extruder machine for a bit less than the single plus the price of the dual upgrade I...