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    Today, 12:07 AM
    Nice find, John!
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    Yesterday, 01:49 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Filament Review in Cube3
    I see and understand. I'd love to have a handle on all the basic feed systems in the BFB. A simple reduce motion speed (%); reduce feed speed(%);...
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    02-23-2018, 11:56 PM
    The question has been posted before and to date, no one has fessed up to hacking the EkoCycle successfully. Curiosity would ask if the ReCube...
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    02-23-2018, 07:09 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Filament Review in Cube3
    Easier is always welcome. What you got in mind?
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    02-23-2018, 03:56 AM
    Probably best through Tomuro's Blog ... http://www.haxtom.com/?p=1 But there is some local community talent here that may be able to weigh in....
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    02-23-2018, 03:37 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Filament Review in Cube3
    PrintRBot peeps are great. They'd probably welcome you for a tour and load you up with samples. - - - - - - - - - - @A.P. the MatterHackers...
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    02-23-2018, 01:44 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Filament Review in Cube3
    I've had clear PLA before, yes. I like PrintRBot for translucency. Their natural PLA is probably going to be as close to clear as you can get for...
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    02-23-2018, 01:28 AM
    Welcome to the forum, macomka. You may not need to hack the machine. Contact Tomuro to see if his chip resetter "ReCube" would work on your Cube...
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    02-22-2018, 02:57 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Solid prints - Lothiphane in Cube3
    Congrats A.P.!
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    02-21-2018, 03:38 AM
    Not only can you not have this (restricted performance), you probably don't need it. http://www.haxtom.com/?p=1
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    02-21-2018, 03:04 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Replace Cube 3 Nozzle in Cube3
    Hirez sectioned nozzle... image 1 (5.5mb .bmp) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gG9uAx2CLN7pV-cijoo_T_5eTnnILpTG/view?usp=sharing
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    02-20-2018, 07:22 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Solid prints - Lothiphane in Cube3
    Anytime! If you have CAD available, parametric or otherwise, you could underlay the STL by importing it and reverse engineering the geometry.
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  • TommyDee's Avatar
    02-20-2018, 01:10 AM
    Considering the volume of filament you are considering, I'm going to throw out a number of 20-30 hours total print-time.
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    02-20-2018, 01:06 AM
    TommyDee replied to a thread Solid prints - Lothiphane in Cube3
    One of the problems with established designs is that they are hard to modify other than scale or other basic translation. The best way to...
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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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