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by thunderbt3
Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SHOT show 2017 - Who's going, what are you bringing
Replies: 15
Views: 8395

Re: SHOT show 2017 - Who's going, what are you bringing

I use a MAP gas torch to heat the nozzle up. It reduces anything stuck in there to ash :D
by thunderbt3
Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: extreme frustration >:( #rant
Replies: 11
Views: 5461

Re: extreme frustration >:( #rant

Working with surfaces is tricky. Its almost a black art. If you're new to 3d modeling, I would recommend learning the basics with solid models first (extrude, cut, revolve, sweep..etc) before venturing into surfaces.
by thunderbt3
Tue Dec 13, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: What 3d Modeling Software are we using?
Replies: 14
Views: 6850

Re: What 3d Modeling Software are we using?

I use Solidworks
by thunderbt3
Thu Nov 03, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: Bed Fan Duct
Replies: 29
Views: 19965

Re: Bed Fan Duct

Would it be possible to make a noise measurement with no fan guard for comparison purposes?
by thunderbt3
Thu Nov 03, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Severe warping on large print
Replies: 9
Views: 5176

Re: Severe warping on large print

Was it printed in ABS? Typically, thin walls and ABS usually leads to warpage and cracking if it wasn't printed in some sort of enclosure to keep the surrounding temperature stable.
by thunderbt3
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: EAA offers solidworks to its members
Replies: 8
Views: 6663

Re: EAA offers solidworks to its members

Im not sure how crippled the student version is really; I have solidworks, but may get this for my daughter! When I used the student version of Solidworks (about 10 yrs ago), all the features were available to us. FEA (linear & non-linear),CFD, and thermal analysis were also available, but I don't ...
by thunderbt3
Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: M2 Lubrication
Replies: 10
Views: 7068

Re: M2 Lubrication

Spencer wrote:
thunderbt3 wrote:Sorry, I was referring to the position in the picture, not in the printer.
I'm sorry, what? That sentence is really confusing.
My bad, I corrected it.
by thunderbt3
Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: M2 Lubrication
Replies: 10
Views: 7068

Re: M2 Lubrication

Sorry, I was referring to the position in the picture, not in the printer.
by thunderbt3
Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: M2 Lubrication
Replies: 10
Views: 7068

Re: M2 Lubrication

If you have the motor on the top, don't lube it. If you have the motor on the bottom, lube it.

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