3D printers...who has one?


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Next print came out pretty much perfect!

Also setup octoprint on a pi and now I have a nice web interface to monitor and see how the print is going.
 

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Upping the bed temp a few degrees usually works for me if it won’t stick
 
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Octoprint with the spaghetti detective is pretty sweet for monitoring prints when away

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I’ve had mine a few months and the last two weeks has been fail after fail :rofl:

I think I need to do an overhaul on this fucker.
 
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The print I'm doing right now is having an issue sticking. This is try 3, added glue stick to the surface, we will see if it stays this time.

Otherwise I may need to see if I have a low spot in the center. This is the first print that is using 50% infill, 0.12 layers and is vertical, so when it builds up, it seems to get knocked off track.
 

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Hard to level with a concave bed. It’s fine for small items in the middle but large items won’t work well.
 

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Glass still isn’t always flat plus then the middle of the glass isn’t touching the heated bed and will take longer to warm up. Shimming it is the best option second to getting a new bed support.
 
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Box is printing now, 3 hrs in.

Here is a action pic of the dragon clip and the first round of spice jar holders.

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ilikemtb999 ilikemtb999 how long did it take you to print the storage box for the ender?
It was one of the longer ones I’ve done....I want to say 12hrs at 50 or 60mm/s. I also tend to speed up prints while printing if things are going real well. I don’t remember if the case or the bottom drawer took longer but it was a decent amount.
 

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I had a Monoprice Maker Select V2 for awhile. Was a good printer until I kept messing with it and couldnt figure out how to dial it down with all the upgrades I did. Eventually sold it. I want another one, but Ill probably save my money to get one I wont need to mess with out of the box like I did that one.

Microcenter PLA is the shit, and I wouldnt really use anything else.
 
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been running this thing constantly :rofl: printed a ton of cool shit.

Upgraded mainboard and Touch LCD should be here tomorrow.
 

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