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by Windshadow
Sat May 07, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: Show us your machine!
Topic: My machines
Replies: 83
Views: 30609

Re: My machines

I was the only IT person on an island with a winter population of 10,000 and summer 30,000.. It was my part time job when my flying job was only about 30 hours a week and I have to say I learned why phone support folks always asked "are you sure it is plugged in?" some of the problems bogg...
by Windshadow
Sat May 07, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Nozzle temp 5 degrees low
Replies: 21
Views: 3850

Re: Nozzle temp 5 degrees low

Suspect that one of the heating resisters has failed.... consider replacing them with a can heater
by Windshadow
Fri May 06, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: ERIS Delta
Topic: ERIS Early adopter feedback
Replies: 403
Views: 85320

Re: ERIS Early adopter feedback

that it does not ship with a heated bed and that if you want to use filaments that require one that you will need to make use of a the assets found here on this forum and the experts who help us all (note I am not one of the experts i am also new to the hobby)to add one yourself
by Windshadow
Fri May 06, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Troubleshooting Forum - Please Read Before Posting
Replies: 48
Views: 23205

Re: Troubleshooting Forum - Please Read Before Posting

Tiff, if you read the Eris posts this week you will see that they have all been burning the candle around the clock to get it ready for a show in California http://forum.seemecnc.com/viewtopic.php?f=99&t=10268&start=25 http://forum.seemecnc.com/viewtopic.php?f=99&t=10268&start=25 you...
by Windshadow
Tue May 03, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: mid print jamming rostock max v1
Replies: 20
Views: 3964

Re: mid print jamming rostock max v1

you need to clean that hobbed driver for one thing it is full of plastic when you clean it get every last little bit of plastic out of it I used a dentists probe as I have for model making but even a tooth pic will help Now that I have a Bondtech QR http://shop.bondtech.se/ec/extruders/ I have not h...
by Windshadow
Sun May 01, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: Low Mass Extruder driving thoughts
Replies: 13
Views: 3612

Re: Low Mass Extruder driving thoughts

The end game goal is to keep mass at the effector (note not weight) as low as we can to get the speed as high as we can get it for a filament deposition printer. Jim that idea of using 2 steppers is intriguing how fare have your friends gotten with it> If we can do that and keep up the needed extrus...
by Windshadow
Sun May 01, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: ERIS Delta
Topic: When does the Eris enter production?
Replies: 38
Views: 12281

Re: When does the Eris enter production?

They have announced that an upgrade kit for the accelerometer probe calibrater will be sold for the RMaxV2 but no prices or shipping info has yet been released...

I have my credit card quivering in my hand ready to present it to them as soon as it is...
by Windshadow
Sun May 01, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Smoothieboard and variants
Topic: Lets talk Duet Controller v0.8.5 VS SmoothieBoard and LCD Screens On Max Metal Builds
Replies: 16
Views: 8208

Re: Lets talk Duet Controller v0.8.5 VS SmoothieBoard and LCD Screens On Max Metal Builds

My problem is that i have my v2 doing what i need it to do (Mostly I use it to print pieces that let me mount oddly shaped castings of Iron and bronze and Al into the kurt vise on my Bridgeport for milling) and the thought of taking it all apart to fit the duet and the DC42 software and then have to...
by Windshadow
Sun May 01, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: E3D Titan on E3D V6?
Replies: 87
Views: 29090

Re: E3D Titan on E3D V6?

great fast and functional design Kraegar
I might give it a try with my Bond Tech (as yet it is pushing ninja flex just fine for me and that the hump that I could not conquer with the ezstruder) if i run into any problems
by Windshadow
Sun May 01, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: General Announcments
Topic: Rostock MAX purchase poll
Replies: 50
Views: 25285

Re: Rostock MAX purchase poll

I picked Community and if I could have had a +1 it would have been" I want to build a kit"... I hung out as a lurker here for well over a year before last fall pulling the pin on the SeeMeCNC black Friday deal but during that year I was was also lurking on 7 other forums for other printers...
by Windshadow
Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: Real time filament diameter reader
Replies: 1
Views: 1064

Re: Real time filament diameter reader

Clever but the filament I have bought from SeeMeCNC and Talman has been very consistent throughout each reel.... spending that much to save $5 on a cheap spool of plastic with variable diameter seems rather strange.
by Windshadow
Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: Low Mass Extruder driving thoughts
Replies: 13
Views: 3612

Re: Low Mass Extruder driving thoughts

Oh well back to the thinking spot (TV and a beer) I guess it must have the twist problem you highlighted Cap. or these Mutley3d folks would have a hit on their hands and everyone would be using it...
Polygon have you seen it work?
thanks for the heads up
by Windshadow
Sat Apr 30, 2016 7:34 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Hot end thermistor failed, getting "def" reading
Replies: 5
Views: 1322

Re: Hot end thermistor failed, getting "def" reading

I just used the ebay source that GeneB links to in his how to video and its all good there is an amazon option that looks to be selling the same stuff (at a higher cost of course) http://www.amazon.com/Modular-Thermistor-3D-Extruder-Rigidbot/dp/B00THZJIY8?ie=UTF8&refRID=MNEA1TH3ZTN1GAJ9PXPY&...
by Windshadow
Sat Apr 30, 2016 7:14 pm
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: Low Mass Extruder driving thoughts
Replies: 13
Views: 3612

Low Mass Extruder driving thoughts

I have been following the Titan threads and this afternoon i was down in my machine shop cleaning up a cast iron part of its casting flash before mounting it on the Bridgeport for machining. (it is or will be a steering gear box for Pre WW one truck (a FWD Model B)). I was using a flex shaft grinder...
by Windshadow
Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Enclosure build to print ABS and Nylon bigger and faster
Replies: 69
Views: 22615

Re: Enclosure build to print ABS and Nylon bigger and faster

Barry any large concrete outfit should be able to tell you where the big sizes can be found and might even give you off cuts for free or very little the use of the big ones don't require the full 12 feet every time every job say they have a job that needs say 4 2foot lengths for slab pads for point ...
by Windshadow
Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: DIY HoverBike - Colin Furze
Replies: 20
Views: 4700

Re: DIY HoverBike - Colin Furze

I agree amazing, but it looks like he may have weighed it off so it could not rise above the ground effect he kept it low to the ground
by Windshadow
Thu Apr 28, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Swiss cheese print quality issues
Replies: 9
Views: 2468

Re: Swiss cheese print quality issues

strange color there Jim....did you bleach the ingredients ? :)
by Windshadow
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Hot end thermistor failed, getting "def" reading
Replies: 5
Views: 1322

Re: Hot end thermistor failed, getting "def" reading

our Master Explainer and HowToDoIt explainer
Geneb
has a great video for this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvXKt3xDt4E
by Windshadow
Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:18 pm
Forum: FAIL HAPPENS ! ! !
Topic: single belt slippage
Replies: 1
Views: 1276

Re: single belt slippage

I bet if you hung that on the wall in a frame and gave it an arty farty title like
"Ladder Green #42"
you could get a good price for it. :)

my failed prints are never that interesting.

What was it supposed to be?
by Windshadow
Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Enclosure build to print ABS and Nylon bigger and faster
Replies: 69
Views: 22615

Re: Enclosure build to print ABS and Nylon bigger and faster

don't know what you call them in OZ but inn the US we call the Sonotube http://www.menards.com/main/building-materials/concrete-cement-masonry/concrete-forming-tubes/sonotube-commercial-24-x-12-heavy-wall-water-resistant-concrete-form/p-1444442810306.htm you can get em from 8" to 48" diame...
by Windshadow
Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Hello From Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

Re: Hello From Canada

try this one from the master MHackney
http://forum.seemecnc.com/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=7361
by Windshadow
Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: E3D Titan on E3D V6?
Replies: 87
Views: 29090

Re: E3D Titan on E3D V6?

With deltas mounting the extruder close to the hot end with short length of tube between them is normally looking at using a flying extruder such as the one by trick laser directly mounting the extruder to the hot end to the effector greatly increases the mass on the effector and would degrade perfo...
by Windshadow
Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: Working on my first build, here's my progress!
Replies: 7
Views: 2373

Re: Working on my first build, here's my progress!

for your future reference those sort of lugs can be found at autopart stores as well as at places like radioshack handy to have in the home tool kit for all sorts of things (I just repaired an electric kettle that had used soldered connection in the wiring and it had over 30+years of use the soldier...
by Windshadow
Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Diary of a RoStock Max V2 print
Replies: 121
Views: 26842

Re: Diary of a RoStock Max V2 print

remember that during normal Biz hours (central USA time zone) if you go to any of the Main http://www.seemecnc.com web pages you will see this in the lower right corner of each page click on it for a web chat with the tech support folks it is much faster and I think better than either email or even ...
by Windshadow
Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Hello From Virginia Beach
Replies: 46
Views: 7306

Re: Hello From Virginia Beach

Looks great. when the gang at SeeMeCNC selected and created this PEEK fan shroud as the first thing you print it was a stroke of genius . The part is complex but designed to slice well with MC and pulling it off the plate is a fantastic boost to the feel good factor involved in putting together what...

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