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by Orellana.arch
Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: how to switch from abs to pla
Replies: 8
Views: 1898

how to switch from abs to pla

hey guys whats up im a noob at this and was wondering if anyone can guide me to the right post. I want to switch from abs to pla what are the steps or is it just the temperature on the nozzle that has to be set? thanks for you help guys.
by Orellana.arch
Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: GCode & Test Prints
Topic: What im i doing wrong??
Replies: 8
Views: 2608

Re: What im i doing wrong??

KISSlicer has a menu item to convert from inches to mm. I use it on occasion when I forget to work in metric. All the slicers provide a scaling function so you could scale down by 1/25.4. The caveat is that I don't think (or I haven't found) the ability to specify the scale factor in Simplify3D, it...
by Orellana.arch
Sun Dec 13, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: GCode & Test Prints
Topic: What im i doing wrong??
Replies: 8
Views: 2608

Re: What im i doing wrong??

mhackney wrote:I work in Rhino and just do everything in mm. Much easier that way.


so you think thats the problem? i need to convert my files into mm before i export it into a stl file?
by Orellana.arch
Sun Dec 13, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: GCode & Test Prints
Topic: What im i doing wrong??
Replies: 8
Views: 2608

What im i doing wrong??

Hey whats going on guys so im pretty new to 3d printing and i have a couple of files i want to print from Rhino 3d. but i have them saved in inches (im not sure if the machine only recognize mm). When ever i export as an STL and import it into Matter Controls the piece comes out realllyyyyy small. w...
by Orellana.arch
Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: While calibrating LCD went off.
Replies: 3
Views: 641

Re: While calibrating LCD went off.

Like me, it appears you accidentally managed to blow a fuse. It happens. ALOT. To me anyway... Especially if (like me) you suck at crimping those super-tiny connectors onto cables. Sigh.... The replacements don't cost too much. I get mine from here m got it thanks alot man. i think you are right i ...
by Orellana.arch
Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:33 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Blank LCD Max v2
Replies: 10
Views: 1336

Re: Blank LCD Max v2

wth I'm having the same exact problem at the same exact step. while adjusting the screws in calibration screen just went blank. and have no idea what to do checked everything and cant seem to find anything wrong with it
by Orellana.arch
Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: While calibrating LCD went off.
Replies: 3
Views: 641

While calibrating LCD went off.

Hey what's up guys hope all is well. I just finished assembling the Rostock max v2 and was on the second phase (calibration) I set the z axis and was up too the part where you set the towers stops. I applied the tower calibration g code and was adjusting the screws and all of a sudden the lcd went b...
by Orellana.arch
Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: What are bearings for????
Replies: 5
Views: 1291

Re: What are bearings for????

awesome thank you guys. I guess I just got free bearings lol
by Orellana.arch
Sun Dec 06, 2015 12:20 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: What are bearings for????
Replies: 5
Views: 1291

What are bearings for????

Hi guys This my first time ever being part of a forum and. First time writing one. So I bought a Rostock V2 on Black Friday and I babe been assembling it since. The build is going pretty smooth until on Friday I get on the mail a pack of bearings from seems with out a description or nothing in it. S...

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