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I know it's not a 3d printer but which 3d printer pen would you recommend 
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Thanks
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Here is a sample image of a few prints we made with the new multi-part STL files for #3DBenchy

Now that more #slicing  solutions have improved features for dual- (and multi-) #3dprinting ,  I think that these small parts (17 in total) can yield som nice tests and experiments.

The files will be released very soon. Stay tuned :)

- http://3dbenchy.com/?p=687
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Ray Kholodovsky's profile photoThomas Palm's profile photo
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Looks really nice :)
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Alex Wiebe

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Well (most of) it came off! Yeah, the Gorilla glue was overkill - but I really wanted to make sure it stuck, since the bottom was a mating surface that needed to be as flat as possible.

The glue easily peeled off the glass around the print. However it firmly bound about 1/2 of the first layer to the glass. I ended up losing between 0.14 & 0.3 mm from the bottom layer separating/delaminating.

Definitely not a recommended long term strategy.
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I ordered a CoroPad to try out (http://www.corotechnology.com/english/coropad/). I will put up a little review of it. I like using paper, but replacing it every print, the spray glue... well, you get the idea...
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We found a simple way to resolve the Z axis falling down at the end of the print :)
cost : $0 .
realisation time :  1 s .
result : fun and perfect :)
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Luton and Lutonians have been the pillar of Industry the pillar of multi faith , Vauxhall cars Luton Girls choir and Sid Owens Luton Town final football team 
 Since the fall of the British Empire and the Gandhi destruction of India into two opposing forces of faith , all those Commonwealth Passport holders found they way to the East End of London and Luton Town in the 1960,s 70.s 80s and 90s through passport family reunions , 
Now from The single Jewish Synagogue in Bury Park , that now is obliterated to 40 -50 Mosques around Luton all Standing as pillars of Pakistan /Middle East inposed Luton Faith Power Shirer law Hatal and determination of Islam Radical and passive 
The town is now an industrial wasteland , Luton has lost its vibrancy its collective appeal to the Irish Scottish English and Commonwealth cousins , the innocence the togetherness has now become  a fractured political town a fractured town of  law and order. The Faith Radical fracture  presence  is now so deep,in the Luton Town sych- that the Luton Town of considerable British openness and command has now disappeared for ever . 
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DongWon Han (DWONH)

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I'm implementing auto bed level function to my old printer.
But I'm stuck in setting z probe offset.

I've done every procedure of the +Thomas Sanladerer 's video, but I got more than 1mm gap from the bed after I finished setting. That gap is not proper value, I think, can be adjusted by slicer's z-offset option.

Here are the log from G29 leveling procedure.
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12:45:16.301 : Bed x: 10.00 y: 30.00 z: 0.37
12:45:21.681 : Bed x: 140.00 y: 30.00 z: 0.96
12:45:26.821 : Bed x: 140.00 y: 120.00 z: 0.88
12:45:32.539 : Bed x: 10.00 y: 120.00 z: 0.11
12:45:32.545 : Eqn coefficients: a: 0.01 b: -0.00 d: 0.32
12:45:32.547 : planeNormal x: -0.01 y: 0.00 z: 1.00
12:45:32.549 : echo:endstops hit:  Z:0.11
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Z_PROBE_OFFSET_FROM_EXTRUDER -0.7

I don't think the result what I've got is normal.
What am I missing.

And one more question,
What's the 'z value' means from G29 or G30 probe?
I want make things more clear.

Thanks.
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+DongWon Han Unfortunately, I am using a servo, so it is a bit different. But for the Z offset, mark a spot on your bed. Bring the nozzle down to that spot to the correct printing height. Zero out your Z axis. I usually just disconnect/reconnect Repetier. That zeros out everything. I raise my probe 20mm (you can probably get away with 10mm). Center the probe over the marked spot and start lowering the probe till it triggers. The number it triggers at is the Z offset. 

I usually do it in about 3 spots to double check myself. 

I hope that helps. Tom's video is pretty thorough. I used ZennmasterM's videos for mine. You can find those here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awsI9bMndJA&list=PLU2kePyB_WAZlCnA-fMbLDbGeFXTffiP9
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Ketil Froyn

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How does nozzle size affects bridging capabilities? My printer came has a 0.35mm nozzle, and it only recently struck me that this could be affecting my bridging, which I never really got that great. Perhaps bridging would work better with a bigger nozzle, like 0.5mm? It seems to make sense - the thicker extrusions should be stronger. But has anyone tested? (I use Slic3r.)
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I started out with a .35mm nozzle but as time went by i moved to a .5 and even a .7mm nozzle. I did this primarily to reduce print times . I have never had trouble with bridging reasonable spans but i would have to say a larger diameter nozzle may improve performance.
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Walter White

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Christian Ledermann

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Well not 3D printing in the conventional sense ....
This designer believes we can balance mass production with nature by growing and pruning trees into furniture on a large scale.
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Thomas Sanladerer
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Could Printrbot's new Play be the greatest 3D printer ever made?
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I see. I guess that's a valid reason to want to go back to the smooth rod. I had a little trouble on my Y axis but that's been worked out for some time now. I personally haven't noticed a difference. Everyone has their preference though.
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Don Moss

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I designed an extruder for use on my Kossel delta as I wasn't completely happy with the airtripper design.
Mine is loosely based on the airtripper but has several improvements including:
- Quick and easy to change filament without messing about with idler tension.
- Uses M4 push-fit with M5 thread.
- Mounts vertically or slightly angled toward filament spool.
- Has optional filament cleaner.

I have attached some photos.
Files are on github.
https://github.com/betterbits/Extruder
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MISUMI USA

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Students modify RepRap Ormerod into 5-axis 3D Printer, which will be released via RepRap as an opens source design: 

http://3dprint.com/77400/5-axis-3d-printer/
When we think of desktop FDM/FFF 3D printers, we typically picture a gantry style Cartesian-based machine, or a Delta robot style printer. These machines are ca
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That is extremely cool. Good work.
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Nils Hitze
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For the SWARM! Francesco strikes again
<p>Finally I'm able to show you my last project, a replica of the Blizzard statue of Kerrigan, the Zerg queen.&nbsp;</p> <p>I've sculpted this piece entirely in Zbrush starting with a Zsphere armature to work with the main shapes of the model.</p> <p>I've tryed to replicate the same pose of the original Blizzard statue, using TPose Master for it. It worked pretty well after carefully Zremesh different parts.</p> <p>To finish the project I had ...
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Nicely put together, although I would have liked to see a Kerrigan pose that wasnt so "sexy model" and was more action oriented. I think her butt it too big too.
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Engineering Technique

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#Mechanical #Engineer #3DPrint Fully Functional Hand Water Pump. #3dprinting   #3dprinter  
 
Do you ever look back in history and see a device or piece of machinery and you say to yourself, "Wow, that was really cool," and then you wonder why that techn
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Vaughan Lundin

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Considering building a Delta Printer as my second printer. Which of the Delta printers would you receommend to build that has some good info & help. I have access to 30mm x 30mm Aluminium Extrusions. Don't have access to the 20mm x 20mm extrutions.
Would like your opinion ?   #Deltaprinter   #3Dprining   #RepRap   #3Dprint  
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Alex Dubois's profile photoDon Moss's profile photo
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I am using a Kossel built with 15mm extrusions. I believe there are variants for 20 and 30mm as well. It is open source.
I am getting excellent print quality from mine.
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Alex Wiebe

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1st attempt at a critical piece pulled the tape off the glass. In desperation, I'm trying gorilla glue. Spread a modest layer with a blade and quick dried with a heat gun. Started print while (unheated) bed was still warm. No shrinking/curling so far.

Question is: What are the chances I'll get this off tomorrow morning when it's finished???
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+Jon Gordon Start on clean glass, short bursts just like painting, Let it bake dry and then print.  Once your print is done let it cool down to room temperature.  give the piece a slight twist or slide a razor under the edge it'll pop right off.
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I have a commission to print an Auryn medallion from the never ending story. I've found an open source stl file, but it lacks the scale texture.

Is there a software or trick out there that would allow me to add some snake scale texture to a section of a print?
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+Sergio MC I can't find a meshmixer community. Back to the drawing board.
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Michael Scholtz

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Quick question. My one printer has been printing for over 2 years without trouble. (At least not this) it prints and after a random time the fans spin down for a few secconds spins up. Anf then the print continues but it will be misaligned. I suspect its the ramps board fuse thats resetting. But I cant help thinking its the psu. Anyone seen this.
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Additionally, if they trip - the tend to become easier and easier to trip.
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Frank Helmschrott

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My +Bondtech AB Extruder just arrived. Thanks for the quick Service +Martin Bondéus - keen to see how it runs. 
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Alex Skoruppa's profile photoFrank Helmschrott's profile photoPierre Brown's profile photo
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I'm thrilled from the mechanical quality. Looks like it's definitely a quality product.
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3D Boy

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Hello,

I'm having a lot of trouble getting a good first layer on my printer. It was working for a while but then I messed up the three leveling screws under the bed and now I can't get it quite  right again no matter how many times I try the trick with shoving a piece of paper under the nozzle and tightening until it bites.

Do you guys have any advice? Also, is there any place I could pay to come out and level it for me?
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The first line of filament should be a little bit squished by the nozzle. It shouldn't be so squished that each lie overlaps each other, but it shouldn't be too beady either. 
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