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    Yesterday, 08:03 AM
    That looks like something from Alien. Are you sure that's what I designed or are you just mailing out alien pods to steal our bodies?
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    Yesterday, 05:34 AM
    Finally!!! Finally got my cordless screwdriver. Works nice. Tried the initial setup for replacing Alkaline with Li-Ion and that failed for...
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    11-22-2017, 11:52 PM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread Aftermarket build plate? in Cube3
    Whether you're using LokBuild or stock build plate, auto-gap has never been consistent. It's always best to do a manual gap. And the hidden Cal2...
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    11-22-2017, 06:03 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Aftermarket build plate? in Cube3
    You tell me. Make a huge gap without pressing CAL2 and see where it gaps to. This is what sets the initial gap in Auto-gap.
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    11-22-2017, 08:46 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Aftermarket build plate? in Cube3
    Go through the maintenance routine and set the default gap there (CAL1). I give it an extra 3mm just to make sure it never crashes... or 5mm gap for...
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    11-22-2017, 07:26 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Extruder too hot? in Cube3
    I can give you the BFB file now that I can decode it easily... The chip carriers are here on the forum somewhere as STL... and so is the remote...
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    11-22-2017, 03:19 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Extruder too hot? in Cube3
    PTFE! LOL If you need me to test the TL series tubing, I'd be happy to :) - - - - - - - - - - Zugok, I have a couple of alternatives...
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  • MegaloDon's Avatar
    11-21-2017, 10:00 PM
    No and there is already a fan on the extruder motor. Based on your other post, I'd say your tubing has too small of an inside diameter and is...
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    11-21-2017, 09:43 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Extruder too hot? in Cube3
    We should talk. And I should put a video together. There are a few caveats to consider on the best solution.
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    11-21-2017, 07:51 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Extruder too hot? in Cube3
    No one wants to pay attention to this but it is real. Your Bowden tube is likely the culprit. The drive motor should not get hot in the least. ...
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    11-20-2017, 12:35 AM
    Try the 3D Solutech. They'll send you samples. Behaves very much like 3DS filament. They are vibrant colors. And its cheap enough!
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    11-19-2017, 10:18 PM
    This is an excellent reference. https://openbuilds.com/threads/tear-down-of-cubify-cube-3-3d-printer-convert-to-reprap.5689/ Note that they point...
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  • MegaloDon's Avatar
    11-19-2017, 01:52 AM
    I did this to mine and it helps.
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  • TommyDee's Avatar
    11-19-2017, 01:00 AM
    200 microns. Rendered this from a "contour map" site. Z-exaggerated by 5X.
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    11-19-2017, 12:57 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Sound Suppressing Enclosure in Cube3
    Or you can tighten the screws a little more... most of my printers didn't have these completely bottomed out. But yes, undressing your printer does...
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    11-19-2017, 12:53 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Daily Print Sagas in Cube3
    I have been buying the same PC4-M5 nickel plated tube fittings from the same supplier on Amazon for quite a while now. My last order came, threw...
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    11-19-2017, 12:34 AM
    Crater Lake, OR
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    11-19-2017, 12:28 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Sound Suppressing Enclosure in Cube3
    Do you happened to have a mud-room? Typically the bathroom or the broom closet near the back door of the house. I have 2 doors between there and...
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  • MegaloDon's Avatar
    11-17-2017, 08:14 AM
    Did you get some of that anti-gravity filament? :p
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    11-17-2017, 12:58 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Aftermarket build plate? in Cube3
    There is a nasty layer of serious double stick glue under there! Even with Xylene, it took hours to clean up... and Xylene is a serious neurotoxin!...
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    11-16-2017, 06:41 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Creality Cr10 best adhesion in CR-10
    There is no need to heat it, or at least, heat it much less. You can bypass the "stick me" heat and just go for "don't curl on me" heat.
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    11-16-2017, 06:40 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Aftermarket build plate? in Cube3
    Confirmed that the Cube 3 doesn't care about the writing or the surface of the orange LokBuild with black text. It levels, calibrates, and gaps...
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    11-16-2017, 05:59 AM
    MegaloDon replied to a thread [ HOW TO ] Use other slicers with cube 3 in Cube3
    Are you trying to load it in Cube Print software? If so, that won't work. You have to put it on a USB flash drive and plug it in the printer.
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    11-16-2017, 01:13 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Getting a rough first layer in Cube3
    True, the glue itself has some level of unmanageable thickness. Sometimes it just comes down to "good enough".
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    11-15-2017, 06:31 PM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Creality Cr10 best adhesion in CR-10
    Yes, the tape is generic to any non-heated build plate. If heated. I don't know what happens to the glue on the tape. The filament sticks better to...
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    11-15-2017, 08:19 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Z-ticks in Cube3
    Listen for the ticks as the print goes front to back... https://photos.app.goo.gl/LQROeSKU5PjXAtwE2 After some serious adjusting, I got it down...
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    11-15-2017, 06:39 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Getting a rough first layer in Cube3
    Oh ya... carbon lumps! I thought it may be a sliver but when I cleaned the nozzle, it was bits and bits! My best guess is that dust getting on...
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    11-15-2017, 04:52 AM
    TommyDee started a thread Z-ticks in Cube3
    Not a bug but an artifact of auto-leveling... Look for it on your favorite prints. I had mentioned this before in unrelated posts but now I...
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    11-15-2017, 03:17 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Creality Cr10 best adhesion in CR-10
    Oh yea, very water soluble. But PLA and ABS just love this particular tape. I went out of my way to get 4 rolls at 1-7/8" wide from Amazon. And...
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    11-15-2017, 02:28 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Getting a rough first layer in Cube3
    How insanely coincidental that your parts have the same phenomena I am chasing now. I suspect it is a piece of Teflon that made it to the nozzle....
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