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by Howler
Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: Is this a temperature, speed, or extrusion problem?
Replies: 1
Views: 1203

Re: Is this a temperature, speed, or extrusion problem?

To me, this looks like a cooling issue. If you watch the print while it does the 'sloppy' part, I bet you would see it push down the previous layers. This is because the previous layer has not cooled enough and is still too soft. I would suggest slowing down to allow more cooling time, or kicking th...
by Howler
Wed Jun 08, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Duet
Topic: Next generation Duet
Replies: 30
Views: 8510

Re: Next generation Duet

I personally think wifi is a great addition. I think they made the right choice here. Wifi is way more common than wired ethernet connections these days. I don't think you get any real tangible benefit from wired over wireless in something like this. Yes, you might get slightly faster transfer speed...
by Howler
Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Auto-calibration options using FSRs?
Replies: 10
Views: 2909

Re: Auto-calibration options using FSRs?

I know I'm kind of late here, but I recently installed FSRs and had a similar issue with OpenDACT. It was because of the Z Height. OpenDACT fast moves to Max Z - 10 mm; then it moves slowly and listens for the FSRs to activate. My Max Z height was set way too high (FSRs plus mounts removed Z height)...
by Howler
Fri May 01, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Raspberry Pi case w/ mount for Repetier-Server setup
Replies: 50
Views: 15023

Re: Raspberry Pi case w/ mount for Repetier-Server setup

Thanks for the heads up! Ordering one right now. I'll also start modifying my case design to work for the Pi 1 Model B+ and new Pi 2 Model B (it's awesome that they use the same form factor). Thanks everyone. Since I'm in the process of designing/building 2 more printers I'm also looking at getting...
by Howler
Fri May 01, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: V2 Enclosure
Replies: 72
Views: 26312

Re: V2 Enclosure

Could the brackets be expanded a little bit (to overhang the base) in order to clear the layer fan? I really like this enclosure, but don't want to worry about where my prints happen to land on the build plate. How much more clearance is needed? Obviously, this would change the size of the plexi nee...
by Howler
Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: MG Chemicals
Replies: 5
Views: 2117

Re: MG Chemicals

I actually picked up a .5kg spool of MG Chemicals Gold (Gold color was on sale for like $12). Loaded it up the other day and did a few prints. Nothing massive, but prints fine so far. I have to check my notes, but I think the size averaged 1.7mm.
by Howler
Sat Feb 21, 2015 11:19 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: And the print just STOPPED
Replies: 15
Views: 4201

Re: And the print just STOPPED

Alrighty I finally got brave enough to update my firmware, and it wasn't as hard as I imagined. I even started printing up some of the parts that gave me problems before. Everything seemed to be working, until last nite. I started up a long run print job (14 hour) and went to bed. I woke up this mo...
by Howler
Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:32 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Desiccant Opportunity?
Replies: 42
Views: 9305

Re: Desiccant Opportunity?

I would be interested in a large box. Thanks for doing this!
by Howler
Tue May 27, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Hello from Indianapolis
Replies: 14
Views: 4097

Re: Hello from Indianapolis

Welcome to the forum. I live in Lawrence near Castleton (recently moved from Noblesville). I got my Max going about a month or so ago. I love it. So much fun being able to create random widgets.
by Howler
Tue May 13, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Hello from Northern Indiana!
Replies: 6
Views: 1905

Re: Hello from Northern Indiana!

I had some trouble getting the ABS print to stick as well. I got about halfway through once or twice. I have had pretty good luck with the purple glue stick, but I tend to use a single layer of the stuff. Definitely double check your calibration. I went back and calibrated mine using some spark plug...
by Howler
Wed Apr 23, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: GCode & Test Prints
Topic: Anyone had their Rostock or Orion play music with steppers?
Replies: 16
Views: 8648

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

I wonder if you could create a library of gcode 'notes' to convert about any song into a print...hmmm...
by Howler
Fri Apr 04, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Walls of printed layer fan too thick?
Replies: 8
Views: 3088

Re: Walls of printed layer fan too thick?

I also just printed the fan shrouds and found them to be a little snug. I could get the fans in there, but it was VERY snug, and the PEEK fan wouldn't turn with the extra pressure. I just took a square file and filed the hole a little bit bigger for the fan.
by Howler
Thu Apr 03, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: Assembly manual discussion thread!
Replies: 304
Views: 105584

Re: Assembly manual discussion thread!

The duct I specify is a better choice. g. Not if your file doesn't unzip. LOL! To be fair, the .zip file on the site is fine. The structure and file name are off (looks like the auto zip creator on the site is including absolute file path). But the file is correct. If you rename 13945846526265_8647...

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