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by JohnStack
Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: FAIL HAPPENS ! ! !
Topic: I have too many of these failures...
Replies: 7
Views: 1484

Re: I have too many of these failures...

@Foshon same here.
by JohnStack
Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: FAIL HAPPENS ! ! !
Topic: Mini Koseel Fails!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 790

Re: Mini Koseel Fails!!!

Squash.
by JohnStack
Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX
Topic: Hot end crashing into the bed and ruining print
Replies: 11
Views: 3074

Re: Hot end crashing into the bed and ruining print

I've had this happen as well. It turned out to be something weird with the .stl and how it got sliced. Thank god it didn't happen early into the print.

My guess is that it would either be that or your board is going.
by JohnStack
Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: Rostock Max V3 - requests, suggestions, etc.
Replies: 89
Views: 14784

Re: Rostock Max V3 - requests, suggestions, etc.

No disadvantage to aluminum except weight and cost.

My two cents:

Kill the round or chamfered design and make the Max more enclosure friendly. I can't envision increased product cost as the result of doing this.
by JohnStack
Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: Decent Video on Converting an ATX Power Supply to a Bench
Replies: 3
Views: 751

Re: Decent Video on Converting an ATX Power Supply to a Benc

Very! Saves lots of time. I'm all for that!
by JohnStack
Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: DropLit
Topic: Codename: DropLit
Replies: 79
Views: 11480

Re: Codename: DropLit

John, very exciting! Can you tell us more?

Timeline?
How you envision this getting rolled out?
Rough cost?
Criterial for beta testing?

Sign me up regardless of course. (Please!)
by JohnStack
Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: Auto-Calibration - $100 Bounty and Bragging Rights
Replies: 105
Views: 18280

Re: Auto-Calibration - $100 Bounty and Bragging Rights

There are a number of new principles that we must consider.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLDgQg6bq7o
by JohnStack
Mon Jul 07, 2014 9:18 am
Forum: Show us your machine!
Topic: Big Aluminum Printer
Replies: 10
Views: 2602

Re: Big Aluminum Printer

Nice work!!!

Doing projects like this really push the envelope!

(Also, I believe someone will develop a material - soon - that will get past thermal contraction issues.)
by JohnStack
Tue Jul 01, 2014 7:57 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Your opinion on Patents
Replies: 12
Views: 1386

Re: Your opinion on Patents

Hi everyone, I haven't seen any thread specifically about this yet, so I'm just asking for your opinion about patents. Reprap, 3d printers, and open source stuff in general are deeply tied to patents in one way or another, so I made a new questions and a poll. 1) What are examples of patent abuses ...
by JohnStack
Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:53 am
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: LED lights for the Hotend -- Wierd Story
Replies: 32
Views: 4870

Re: LED lights for the Hotend -- Wierd Story

As much as I love lights, I hate wires sticking out all over the place. LOL

I think it's time to figure out to hide everything on the effector - something like what a bonnet does for a car...LOL
by JohnStack
Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: Rostock MAX Official Docs
Topic: Onyx Heated Bed installation guide!
Replies: 20
Views: 8237

Re: Onyx Heated Bed installation guide!

Thanks Nitewatchman, Gene, Michael.


Make sense but wanted to make sure.
by JohnStack
Tue Jun 24, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX Official Docs
Topic: Onyx Heated Bed installation guide!
Replies: 20
Views: 8237

Re: Onyx Heated Bed installation guide!

Where do the Hot End LEDs connect to on the board?
by JohnStack
Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Free to a good home - a V1 Heated bed
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Re: Free to a good home - a V1 Heated bed

All gone, thanks for playing!
by JohnStack
Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Rostock v2 - LED resistors placement
Replies: 16
Views: 1729

Re: Rostock v2 - LED resistors placement

Partsdaddy, Of course, I saw this thread after I soldered the connections and covered them with RTV to prevent shorts. My wife Sherri, you remember her from our dinner in Santa Monica, right? She came in my office this morning at 6, saw me scratching off the RTV and said "I thought you soldered...
by JohnStack
Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: man sized
Replies: 93
Views: 14127

Re: man sized

I can't see it but geesh, you are the maker I want to be...
by JohnStack
Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Iron Throne I made got into 3dprintingindustry.com
Replies: 7
Views: 794

Re: The Iron Throne I made got into 3dprintingindustry.com

I want you to print a Ferrari Daytona mold. I might have access to an engine...

If you do that, I'll pay for your materials plus fiberglassing one body from the mold.

BTW, congrats! I saw that first thing this AM! :D
by JohnStack
Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Free to a good home - a V1 Heated bed
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Free to a good home - a V1 Heated bed

Replete with one cool spot, which I'll mark. I have a V5 now.

If you can PP shipping, it's yours!
by JohnStack
Mon Jun 23, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: RAMBo
Topic: Adapting RAMBo connectors for Smoothieboard
Replies: 13
Views: 3715

Re: Adapting RAMBo connectors for Smoothieboard

This post is a great reason for double categories. I would have looked for something like this in a Smoothieboard category.

We also need a sourcing category...way too much stuff out there to buy hidden away in threads.
by JohnStack
Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: If you have a Droid smart phone.
Replies: 1
Views: 581

Re: If you have a Droid smart phone.

Hi James, this would be best put in the lounge category instead of General TIps and Tricks (for printing).
by JohnStack
Thu Jun 19, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: hagemeyer's build Rostock Max v2
Replies: 13
Views: 1708

Re: hagemeyer's build Rostock Max v2

You will - 8.3 file name format... if you have old rom... otherwise, shitty reader?

I iike the big old landing pad you have on there. I never got that extreme but it is a very good idea.
by JohnStack
Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: E3D V6 Hot End Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 14017

Re: E3D V6 Hot End Thread

I've received mine but haven't hooked it up. Now I'm wondering if you hook up an LED somewhere on the plastic fan mount, whether or not it will glow...

Which setting did you end up using for the Semitec?
by JohnStack
Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:06 pm
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: Dual EZStruder Mount for Max V2 - STL + Pics
Replies: 9
Views: 2137

Re: Dual EZStruder Mount for Max V2 - STL + Pics

Looking forward to seeing them!
by JohnStack
Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: hagemeyer's build Rostock Max v2
Replies: 13
Views: 1708

Re: hagemeyer's build Rostock Max v2

Done yet?

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