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by Fester
Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: FPV cameras, vTx, vRx adn antennas
Topic: Hand made FPV antennas 5.8ghz
Replies: 0
Views: 916

Hand made FPV antennas 5.8ghz

I would suggest to try and make your own antennas ,From my past experience they work much better than store bought. These are the three best guys for info that I have found to help you make the antenna correctly. The printable jigs work well. :ugeek: 1. Project blue falcon https://www.youtube.com/wa...
by Fester
Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: General FPV topics
Topic: Building 250 FPV Racer w/ SeeMeFPV Motors!
Replies: 11
Views: 4068

Re: Building 250 FPV Racer w/ SeeMeFPV Motors!

Yes I printed a few jigs and bend the shapes needed for the design of the antenna. As for the tiny whoop the frame is no concern of course ,but as for the Flight Controlller board I would run a F3 processor with Betaflight firmware . https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M72IXMU if you use a spektrum radio t...
by Fester
Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: General FPV topics
Topic: Building 250 FPV Racer w/ SeeMeFPV Motors!
Replies: 11
Views: 4068

Re: Building 250 FPV Racer w/ SeeMeFPV Motors!

Is anyone still active on this Forum. I been building multirotor's since the 8bit processors and Arduino programming. I never noticed a forum here . Heck the biggest reason I bought my printer was to print parts for my own designs and friends who need things for their stuff lol. If there is any way ...
by Fester
Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: hot end problems
Replies: 18
Views: 3737

Re: hot end problems

RocketMagnet wrote:Going to ask the obvious question first..... Command will be M303 S200 (NOT M303 200)


Thank you ...I am such a noob .... :o

I love my ORION ...Operator mistake more than often....It Just Prints ...
by Fester
Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:09 am
Forum: ORION
Topic: hot end problems
Replies: 18
Views: 3737

Re: hot end problems

Just had exactly the same issue with my Orion and it was fixed with a PID tune. Instructions are in the Rostock Max V2 Build manual page 232 to 234 (though if your not used to Matter Control Software some pages prior are needed to see how to use the "terminal" which is used to run the aut...
by Fester
Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: Diagnoal Rod length
Replies: 3
Views: 804

Re: Diagnoal Rod length

Thank you .
by Fester
Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: Diagnoal Rod length
Replies: 3
Views: 804

Diagnoal Rod length

I would like to know the default factory setting on diagonal rod length . I may have changed by mistake when adjusting the Horizontal radius. I have 178mm now :oops:
by Fester
Sun Feb 15, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: 3D Printed Fly Fishing Reel
Replies: 156
Views: 21567

Re: 3D Printed Fly Fishing Reel

Those rings look amazing ...
by Fester
Mon Sep 22, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: Deciding on a printer
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Re: Deciding on a printer

I also bought a Orion as first printer .I myself am very tech savvy in the old and new ways (tool and die work,computers) . I wanted a machine that work right out of the box for my first one.I wanted to understand how it was supposed to work correctly . Learning printing , with any machine is an obs...
by Fester
Sun Aug 17, 2014 9:31 pm
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: Printing with Line trimmer
Replies: 131
Views: 25545

Re: Printing with Line trimmer

I have ordered my first roll of nylon . I have also just installed a new E3D v6 head on my Orion .Will post my results . :mrgreen:
by Fester
Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: Parts to convert the Orion to Rostock ish size.
Replies: 13
Views: 2049

Re: Parts to convert the Orion to Rostock ish size.

I will order the Max v2 soon :mrgreen: 2 printers.... Yeeee haaaa the only way to melt more plastic ... :lol: Now I just have to sell a few Rc planes ... :P
by Fester
Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: Hotend Failure
Replies: 28
Views: 3501

Re: Hotend Failure

I had a thermal runway and overheated my stock hot end. I just ordered the new parts and plan on rebuilding it after a complete inspection. While I was waiting I replaced it with a E3d v6 hot end. Just as easy as replacing the stock one. Now I will have and extra hot end ready to go on the shelf. I ...
by Fester
Fri Aug 15, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: orion hot end wont heat
Replies: 11
Views: 4747

Re: orion hot end wont heat

Thanks so much your help . Any one use kisslicer ? what settings do i need to change here .I cant seam to find nozzle size any where . This may be what he is talking about . ** \/ ############################################################################### // ## Values for menu settings ## // ###...
by Fester
Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: orion hot end wont heat
Replies: 11
Views: 4747

Re: orion hot end wont heat

OK I need help . i Have been looking all over on how I hook my computer up to arduino to configure for the new 3 E3D v6 hot end ? :?
by Fester
Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: orion hot end wont heat
Replies: 11
Views: 4747

Re: orion hot end wont heat

ok i bit the bullet ordered the E3D v6 head this am .A Nice upgrade so I can print nylon . I understand you have to change the arduino code to get the max temp ?. Any suggestions would be Great , just waiting for the new AWESOME E3d and some different size extra nozzles ...wooot :ugeek:
by Fester
Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: orion hot end wont heat
Replies: 11
Views: 4747

Re: orion hot end wont heat

I just had the same thing happen to me . No sure where to start. The connectors are crimped together . They seam to be loose in the two out side holes an also the thermocouple is loose . How do you reseat them .I think this is my problem. I was thinking of replacing the head with the E3D v6 hot end ...
by Fester
Tue May 06, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: Power supply noise
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Power supply noise

I just received my printer in March and i have a total of 6 days and 6.18 hrs printing and the fan on the power supply is making alot of noise on start up . The bearings seam to be dry . Has anyone else had this problem? :o What should I do , I love my printer and dont want a surprise the next time ...
by Fester
Tue May 06, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: GCode & Test Prints
Topic: Anyone had their Rostock or Orion play music with steppers?
Replies: 16
Views: 5359

Re: Anyone had their Rostock or Orion play music with steppe

I haven't tried it yet, but I did see on thingiverse a mario bros theme for the rostock http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:133638 I wonder if you could create a library of gcode 'notes' to convert about any song into a print...hmmm... I have my Orion playing the Mario Bros theme . Just to play the so...
by Fester
Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: ORION
Topic: printing ABS issues
Replies: 11
Views: 1881

Re: printing ABS issues

What slicer are you using ? ABS no fan lots of heat 225/230. Have you tried to load the .ini files for abs from SeeMeCNC to get a good starting point? http://download.seemecnc.com/orion/OrionUserManual-2ndEd.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; the downloads are on page 50 just import ...
by Fester
Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:21 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: So many slicers, what to use?
Replies: 42
Views: 6645

Re: So many slicers, what to use?

Oh great I will give it a try .Thanks again EDIT works Awesome my Orion prints are great now .. :mrgreen:
by Fester
Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: So many slicers, what to use?
Replies: 42
Views: 6645

Re: So many slicers, what to use?

What settings do you use for kiss or cura to set up the printer in the slicer software. I have an Orion and i am struggling to get Kiss or cura To work for me. Thanks Fester
by Fester
Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: Polishing your Head
Replies: 8
Views: 1139

Re: Polishing your Head

I have a small round brass dremal brush that i use to clean the outside of the nozzle in between prints , still looks like new. At some time I may use the brass polish method posted here to really shine her up.
by Fester
Tue Apr 08, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: 3D printing saves the day...
Replies: 5
Views: 1067

Re: 3D printing saves the day...

For sure Great Job , This is exact reason I have my 3D printer . Late nights / Midnight's , Weekends you never know when the printer going to save the day .... Hakuna matata
by Fester
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:04 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Check out my $20 enclosure
Replies: 15
Views: 1885

Re: Check out my $20 enclosure

TFMike wrote:Any chance you could give the details as to how you did this? Like what hinges were used, which brand and model of containers were used, what you used to cut them, etc....?


YET what he said ....lol
by Fester
Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: Live Stream Announcments
Topic: Live today
Replies: 6
Views: 1706

Re: Live today

all done for today maybe late got some honey do chores. I will send my config files also just pressed for time now

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