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    02-17-2018, 11:22 PM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread Replace Cube 3 Nozzle in Cube3
    Attached is a basic model of the nozzle with push-nut built in if anyone wants to do anything with it. I included a cutaway version to make it...
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    02-17-2018, 10:55 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Replace Cube 3 Nozzle in Cube3
    I have not gauged the exact hole size Don, so don't quote me on it. It looks to me like it is actually tapered slightly which does lend itself to...
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    02-17-2018, 10:46 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Solid prints - Lothiphane in Cube3
    Solid prints is a numbers game if you are not considering the poor side fill. When I design something meant to be solid, I use the 0.45mm line width...
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    02-17-2018, 06:32 PM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread Replace Cube 3 Nozzle in Cube3
    Are you saying the hole in the end is .5 mm? I always thought it was .4 mm. That's good to know.
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    02-17-2018, 05:45 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Replace Cube 3 Nozzle in Cube3
    The hardest part is getting a good .020" hole in the end. Otherwise, just start with a brass solid rod. 3mm ID on the tube and machine in the...
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    02-16-2018, 05:44 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Replace Cube 3 Nozzle in Cube3
    Or put a screw machine to work... Might even consider brass or bronze while you're at it.
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    02-16-2018, 03:32 AM
    MegaloDon started a thread Material Codes in Cube3
    This is a list of material codes for the BFB files set in the lines "^MaterialCodeE1:82", etc. The colors are not so important because it will let...
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    02-11-2018, 07:25 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Add a Heated Bed to Cube3 in Cube3
    If you look at the right view you can see what I am alluding to. The belly and the butt are "flat". This happens because the "lip" curls back...
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    02-11-2018, 04:21 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Add a Heated Bed to Cube3 in Cube3
    https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:215703
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    02-11-2018, 12:01 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Add a Heated Bed to Cube3 in Cube3
    You are on the right track for sure, Joe. It takes very little to get PLA to curl on LokBuild too. Just a 5*F drop in ambient can curl the little...
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    02-08-2018, 05:53 AM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread .cube3 file decoder in Cube3
    That is pretty awesome! It has links to older firmware and software that nobody could seem to find before! So I decided to do some scripting and...
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    02-08-2018, 03:39 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread The Printing Lounge in Cube3
    How much lower can they go (?) I wasn't going to do it. I was going to be more than satisfied with 3 printers... and I got a 4th. Then I was...
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    02-06-2018, 08:13 PM
    You can ask the developers but don't hold your breath. People didn't really kick in for their efforts so future development died. The result was...
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    02-04-2018, 09:41 PM
    That was probably a miss-reading. We have some, precious little, control over balancing the two nozzles. From cartridge to cartridge, the nozzle...
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    02-02-2018, 10:29 PM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Use other slicers with cube 3 in Cube3
    I have already done most of what you are suggesting. I have some samples I can share with you. I haven't posted anything yet until I am sure they...
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    02-01-2018, 06:13 PM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Use other slicers with cube 3 in Cube3
    First you have to understand that BFB is very different from GCode. The reprap wiki only has some references that apply to BFB. For example, G1 is...
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    02-01-2018, 07:05 AM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Use other slicers with cube 3 in Cube3
    Unfortunately, I have never experimented with turning any fans off. The M107 command does not say which fan(s) it turns off. M103 is retract. To...
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    01-31-2018, 01:58 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Use other slicers with cube 3 in Cube3
    The Cubify Apps get stats from the Wifi connected Cube 3. It knows when it is printing and any device can see it with the app. Windows and Mac...
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    01-30-2018, 09:42 PM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Use other slicers with cube 3 in Cube3
    M104 is for the left extruder and M204 is for the the right one. http://www.print3dforum.com/showthread.php/935-BFB-(G-Code)-for-Cube-3 Also PLA...
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    01-30-2018, 08:44 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Use other slicers with cube 3 in Cube3
    A few things to consider, Tim. The Cubify App does report two temperatures. When printing only the left side, the right side has an ~100* lower...
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    01-29-2018, 07:13 PM
    The small flag (nub) on the nozzle housing... as you twists the housing... this flag will trigger the little black switch at the locking end of the...
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    01-28-2018, 08:27 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread The M$ 3D Builder Thread in Cube3
    Yes, but it is spooling a RAW file to the printer instead of a .cube3. Windows 8.1 was way worse than Windows 10. Windows 8.1 would let go of the...
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    01-27-2018, 11:12 PM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread The M$ 3D Builder Thread in Cube3
    I had similar problems. The answer was much simpler for me. I just unplugged the USB from the printer and then uninstalled the print drivers. When...
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    01-27-2018, 08:18 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread The M$ 3D Builder Thread in Cube3
    I had the same thing happened. Yes, it is frustrating; yes, it doesn't make sense to code ignorant people like me. Next time I get the print...
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    01-26-2018, 09:23 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread The M$ 3D Builder Thread in Cube3
    Interesting link, Tim. M$ dug in their heels and made a 3D print driver standard that geared itself to commerce. I had Windows 8.1 so I needed...
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    01-26-2018, 07:19 AM
    It's important to note that propane heaters give off moisture while they heat. Electric heaters on the other hand give off a dry heat and are...
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    01-26-2018, 03:04 AM
    The Nano is for resetting the cartridge rather that the modified F/W. It can reset cartridges to whatever level you want... with an optional...
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  • TommyDee's Avatar
    01-25-2018, 08:57 AM
    This must be the Cube Pro, yes?
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    01-25-2018, 08:55 AM
    The old "Nozzle Installed - Good To Go" presence detection switch. I'll be damned. This has something to do with the chip being installed but not...
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  • TommyDee's Avatar
    01-24-2018, 11:38 PM
    Anyone care to share pic of the "switch" location?
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