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by osta2
Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: Hacks and printer upgrades
Topic: My own printer design, and it´s huge! Need feedback
Replies: 12
Views: 3119

Re: My own printer design, and it´s huge! Need feedback

I think your CAD skills are crazy :) Cool design. Looking very promising
by osta2
Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I give up
Replies: 2
Views: 766

Re: I give up

We have 3 different printers today in our office (priced each $1000-1500 for a kit) and I can say that no one of them is working flawless for too long and there is almost no period that all three are in perfect working conditions simultaneously. These things should be built more robust than they are...
by osta2
Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: strange thing
Replies: 4
Views: 747

Re: strange thing

Going bowden-style (a lighter hot end to move) also makes these things better.
by osta2
Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ABS De-lamination on Large print
Replies: 3
Views: 554

Re: ABS De-lamination on Large print

They made a heated closed print chamber for a reason (in some fancy expensive printers) :) But if printer's design was not made for using a heated chamber, enclosing and additional heating of the motors and electronics will definitely cause them to overheat. I had better results with ABS after crank...
by osta2
Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: Hacks and printer upgrades
Topic: Extruder carriage design for E3D Bowden Hot end V6
Replies: 25
Views: 18805

Re: Extruder carriage design for E3D Bowden Hot end V6

After a few melted PEEKS, I moved to E3D V6 too a while ago and made my own (pretty ugly one) carriage for it but will definitely try to use yours since mine don't have a filament fan). Well done, thank you! What cold end do you use? I'm using Wades geared cold-end and the extrusion consistency is n...
by osta2
Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: My bed temperature does not go above 90°
Replies: 19
Views: 3853

Re: My bed temperature does not go above 90°

The "cardboard trick" is definitely working, thank you for sharing! 87 degrees tops before and 102 degrees after :) Why make users do such tricks is another question. Some kind of insulation should be standard if the heating bed can not perform properly without it.

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