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by archer6817j
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Outside perimeter printing way faster than inside perimeter
Replies: 1
Views: 286

Outside perimeter printing way faster than inside perimeter

Hey all, I tried searching but no luck. I have my printer set to make the outside perimeter last. However, after making the first two inside perimeters, the third one prints at about twice the speed, leaving a terrible finish. Oddly, I've been using this printer for years and have never noticed a fi...
by archer6817j
Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: New Print Surface - Buildtak
Replies: 13
Views: 5147

Re: New Print Surface - Buildtak

I'm pretty new to this, but I've been printing quite a bit over the last couple weeks. I came across build-tak and this thread during my research before the machine arrived. I ordered a sheet and didn't even try printing directly on the glass. Based on the stories and endless methods of getting a pr...
by archer6817j
Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: pla printing problem
Replies: 3
Views: 599

Re: pla printing problem

Also, are you using a PEEK fan? It's possible the filament went gooey and jammed up.
by archer6817j
Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: pla printing problem
Replies: 3
Views: 599

Re: pla printing problem

The only time I had this happen, one of my resistor wires was loose and the hotend was loosing power (heat) intermittently. This caused the filament to jam and get flatted by the feed gear. You may also make sure the filament is feeding smoothly in general. I doubt this is caused by too much heat at...

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