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by theboz1419
Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pei sheet
Replies: 2
Views: 2547

Pei sheet

I just recieved my 1/8 sheet and after cutting it to shape, I just replaced the glass with it. Does it need to be taped to the m2 plate or will the 4 corner tabs be enough. I already did a calibration of the bed and printed a calibration cube. Everything looks good. The main reason I ask is that the...
by theboz1419
Sat Jul 30, 2016 3:21 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: best add on control panel
Replies: 24
Views: 12564

Re: best add on control panel

I am still new to the M2 and I have finally have a stable working Octoprint system running. Somethings to know if you are new to Rpi's 1. Some sd cards do not work with them. I always use cheap Sandisk, as they are on the "known to work" list and are easy to find and well cheap. 2. The built in wifi...
by theboz1419
Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: DIY Laser
Replies: 12
Views: 7058

Re: DIY Laser

https://goo.gl/photos/UMHecsnQ2uEtd1fJA

This is short video of corvette emblems getting lasered. The orange color is the soap.
by theboz1419
Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: DIY Laser
Replies: 12
Views: 7058

Re: DIY Laser

How was the liquid soap used? What did it do? c It was applied to the various parts just before getting lasered. They just had a plastic container and the dunk each piece. It was used to keep the edges from burning. I have a video, somewhere, if I can find ot it it shows some parts getting lasered ...
by theboz1419
Sun Jul 24, 2016 6:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brittle Black PLA
Replies: 11
Views: 22808

Re: Brittle Black PLA

I was one of the lucky ones to get a roll of it. Its pretty bad. Makergear replaced it, very quickly, and that, I say Thank you very much.
by theboz1419
Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: DIY Laser
Replies: 12
Views: 7058

Re: DIY Laser

My last job we had two lasers, cutting covers for circuit various boards, and making the corvette emblems for Chevy and a few other things. They never wore any protective gear, while using the machines, once in a while they would get a little burn on the hands. They also used lots and lots of highly...
by theboz1419
Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: New Maker saying Hi
Replies: 6
Views: 5851

Re: New Maker saying Hi

Hello, I'm also a newbie, just recieved my M2 last Saturday. Im having my own issues with PLA, mostly the corners warping. Im trying Hairspray now, and will lower my bed heat some, to see that helps. I am using Octoprint and slic3r atm until I get the link for S3d. I have had some issues with Octopr...
by theboz1419
Sun Jul 17, 2016 2:02 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: couple of questions about new M2
Replies: 0
Views: 1725

couple of questions about new M2

Just received my new M2 rev.3 and seem to be missing my feeler gauge. what metric size do I need to get? Also, I'm curious about the filament, I have been working with plastics for close to 20 years, mainly sheet Hips, PET, APET, RPET, PP, HDPE, ect.... My question is, is it normal for PLA to break ...