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  1. Thread: Wire Diagram

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    Wire Diagram

    Hello, after taking three months off from frustration of this printer I am ready to tackle it again. As a newbie to 3D printing I was aware of a learning curve so I'm ready to go at it again. I am...
  2. Thread: V3 Extruder

    by Bigdog
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    V3 Extruder

    Hello

    I was hoping someone could give me information on the V3 extruder. Here is my predicament, after so many problems with my extruder (V2) I ordered a new one from Ethan. They sent me a V3 ...
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    I was going to try the settings that milstream...

    I was going to try the settings that milstream suggested. On the Layers and Perimeters page, set First layer height to .3
    On the Advanced page, set First Layer Extrusion width to 150%. Although...
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    I was going to try the new settings but now...

    I was going to try the new settings but now everything seems to be going wrong. The extruder is not working just clicking. I tried loosing and tightening the springs screws numerous times and...
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    I have looked into the broken wire thread. And...

    I have looked into the broken wire thread. And although I do know what a multimeter is, I have never used one, or own one for that matter. If I go purchase one I will need detailed steps on how to...
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    I do not hear in any clicking noises when...

    I do not hear in any clicking noises when printing. So I guess now I need to take the extruder apart and start checking the wire connections. Learning so much, hopefully I will find the culprit.
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    So the question I have is: if I run a test...

    So the question I have is: if I run a test extrusion length through Repetier Host and it looks fine, does that rule out hot end blockage and poor feed from extruder? Or is the extrusion much...
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    Hello, In response to some of the comments. ...

    Hello, In response to some of the comments. When this first started it was right after a successful print. Made a print in the morning, a few hours later I had problems. I have since readjusted...
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    Still Having Print Problems

    Hello,

    I will try to explain this as brief as I can. I had made several successful prints using the Rapide Lite white 1.75mm Filament. At the beginning of one last week things went bad. Thin...
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    Thanks to everyone for the information. I have a...

    Thanks to everyone for the information. I have a learned a lot over the past few days which has given me more confidence in troubleshooting and repairing my Rapide Lite.

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    Extruder Hot Ends

    Hello,

    First I want to thank everyone for helping me out with my damaged hot end. I would like to ask everyone a follow up question. If this hot end is shot, does anyone know any replacement hot...
  12. Thread: Extruder Parts

    by Bigdog
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    Thanks for the great information. I will collect...

    Thanks for the great information. I will collect the supplies and then give it a shot and see what happens.
  13. Thread: Extruder Parts

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    The thermistor wiring must be it. So from what I...

    The thermistor wiring must be it. So from what I understand fire cement or exhaust putty is used to attach them. Can I just reattach the existing ones or do I have to start with new ones? Do I...
  14. Thread: Extruder Parts

    by Bigdog
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    Extruder Parts

    Hello, While trouble shooting my extruder problem I noticed that one of the small clear tubes that hook to the hotend has come off. Could someone tell me what these two clear tubes are for, and if...
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    In addition to the thin hair like extrusion...

    In addition to the thin hair like extrusion during prints, I noticed that it takes a long time for the head to warm up. It goes up and comes down a few degrees then goes up again, the fan also kicks...
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    Parts

    Where would I find a compatible hotend head for the extruder.? Being very new to 3d printing this is what I was afraid when getting this printer. Its not like I can go onto the website and just...
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    Extruder Problem

    Hello, I have recently been unable to print. I have done several successful prints and a few days ago I was a few layers into the print and the filament quit coming out. I tried another print and...
  18. Thread: Help with parts

    by Bigdog
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    Yes I'm missing the holes, I will do my best to...

    Yes I'm missing the holes, I will do my best to carefully drill them out. Does anyone know if the coupling that Milstream found on ebay is the right size. If not, can I still print without it? I...
  19. Thread: Help with parts

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    I'm not sure if I am correct or not but my x...

    I'm not sure if I am correct or not but my x slider piece has two screw holes on the front side and four underneath. I watched a gentleman assemble the Rapide Lite on a video and he had the same...
  20. Thread: Help with parts

    by Bigdog
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    Help with parts

    Hello,
    I ordered the Christmas Rapide Lite from Indigogo, I have still to get it up and running because of missing parts. I have all but given up with Ethan, he supposedly sent these parts 8 weeks...
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