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    The little chrome looking thing just below the...

    The little chrome looking thing just below the cap of the fitting.
    Little fingers that rasp at the tubing that put the fuzzy groove on your tubing over time.
    When the gripper finally embeds itself...
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    Good to know, thanks.

    Good to know, thanks.
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    Never knew that. Where can I find a laser toxin...

    Never knew that. Where can I find a laser toxin risk list?
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    What do you mean soon? Actually I am trying to...

    What do you mean soon?

    Actually I am trying to see just how fast I can empty a full cartridge.
    Making pretty good progress. Requires making some much heavier and larger parts that I am use to...
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    This is not normal MM. You're an old salt on...

    This is not normal MM.

    You're an old salt on the EE side, right?
    What do we do when something just inexplicably quits?




    ...
    ..
  6. Thread: T14-t24

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    Check that your nozzle is fully seated in the...

    Check that your nozzle is fully seated in the heater.
    This is managed by the push nut on the stainless tube.

    I originally got this error from running in a cold room.
    That printer is back at 3DS...
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    Good question. The spool is the only thing...

    Good question.
    The spool is the only thing marked and it is marked -triangle-7, >PC<.
    I'm going to assume all the parts are PC.

    A laser edge would be nice!
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    Rotary tool cutoff wheel and sanding drum. - -...

    Rotary tool cutoff wheel and sanding drum.

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    Again, I recommend a scroll saw or copping saw just to manage particles.
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    Anytime :)

    Anytime :)
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    I still haven't found a universal setting. But...

    I still haven't found a universal setting.
    But do know that you can make your own supports within the dialog.

    The Cube 3 is overhang-tolerant to about 45 degrees, and depending on the geometry,...
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    I have not found a good use for Cube Print 4.03...

    I have not found a good use for Cube Print 4.03 supports.
    Normally they are too dense.

    I use MeshMixer to create supports or I design them in the CAD software.
    There is no easy way to make...
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    :)... you don't have to count the layers, Todd. ...

    :)... you don't have to count the layers, Todd. This one is based on .16" thickness.

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    Okay, a MeshMixer update alert:

    Do you get a message that MM cannot connect to your...
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    Two observations for you MM; 1; When 3DS...

    Two observations for you MM;

    1; When 3DS manufacturers cartridges, specifically the nozzle, they've used "Goo" of many flavors. Some is black, some is cream colored, I've even seen a hot pink......
  14. Thread: Universal Hub

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    It is common practice, yes slx612. I do a lot...

    It is common practice, yes slx612.

    I do a lot of printing and I have changed the filament a lot for single prints.
    While changing filament, the handling of the hubs and nozzles inevitably rotates...
  15. Thread: Petg

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    :) This is the reason I settled on the Cube 3. ...

    :) This is the reason I settled on the Cube 3. Of all the work done so far has been to make the printer more reliable in the filament feed system.
    As far as just printing, it does a nice job for...
  16. That helps.

    That helps.
  17. Thread: Universal Hub

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    Workin' on it! - - - - - - - - - - ...

    Workin' on it!

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    https://photos.app.goo.gl/jSHUNpJ42GGqJptT8

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/jSHUNpJ42GGqJptT8

    You asked!
  18. Sorry, I meant what the overall cost will be to...

    Sorry, I meant what the overall cost will be to run prints over and above the base price.

    Like the FormLabs; they just assume give away their printers because materials alone will pay for a...
  19. What is the cost of ownership of this printer? ...

    What is the cost of ownership of this printer?
    I've avoided SLS printers due to the cost and toughness of the materials.
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    I am an advocate of cleaning your nozzle from...

    I am an advocate of cleaning your nozzle from time to time.
    I have found some really funny globs in the nozzle from various sources.
    It doesn't take much.

    Cleaning the nozzle entails a careful...
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    ...and when that isn't the problem, make sure the...

    ...and when that isn't the problem, make sure the nozzle is fully seated in the heater block.
    If that push nut is too far down the barrel, it may not be making full contact with the heater block.
    ...
  22. Thread: Petg

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    Gaffers tape was an earlier recommendation. I...

    Gaffers tape was an earlier recommendation.
    I only support this as I know a lot of blue tapes don't work.
    I happened to have one that does wonders with ABS and PLA.

    Anyone try PETG on LokBuild?
  23. Thread: Universal Hub

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    If nothing else, Todd, you can sharpen the end of...

    If nothing else, Todd, you can sharpen the end of a coat hanger wire.
    It is quite forgiving.

    slx612... this is a solution looking for a problem :)
    Not really, this is to eliminate the tube...
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    Movie to follow... :)

    Movie to follow... :)
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    Universal Hub

    This post is a placeholder for continuing development of the fitting-less cartridge upgrades.

    I've mod'd cartridge cases similar to this before. It makes for a cartridge that is locked to the...
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