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    Thanks for the message. You have a straight...

    Thanks for the message. You have a straight forward approach. That is always good. I think there are always at least two good ways to solve something and often more. Your message was timely as I...
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    For a long time I had been getting by with...

    For a long time I had been getting by with carefully designed parts to mitigate the lack of a heated build plate. This included preheating the build plate with a silicone heater pad temporarily laid...
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    I use that temperature controller from its own...

    I use that temperature controller from its own power supply. It is okay. The relay controls an external FET board to switch the power to the heat pad. The heat pad has its own dedicated high...
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    Here is the same bridge 2mm high or 10 layers and...

    Here is the same bridge 2mm high or 10 layers and 4 strands wide.

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    The three bottom layers are not fused.


    An added identical cross bridge with a two layer separation as a center...
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    I just now printed the 10mm stretch to 50mm...

    I just now printed the 10mm stretch to 50mm version with Solutech ABS on a 100'c heated bed. Not sure the heated bed contributed much or the Cube 3, but it is good to know what can be done as I...
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    Thanks for the good discussion. I was not...

    Thanks for the good discussion. I was not motivated to add the heated bed until I wanted to print all that track. Before that I always found ways to get around it while still printing large object...
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    your universal hub work... It looks good. I...

    your universal hub work...

    It looks good. I will peruse it more today. I am not doing anything too elegant there. I have the 1kg spool on a typical spool holder. The back of the cartridge is...
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    Sorry about the delayed response and thanks for...

    Sorry about the delayed response and thanks for the detailed message.


    I tend to work in "hermit" mode and after I am settled on my thinking, come up and look around, checking the back of the...
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    On rereading this all again, I should clarify...

    On rereading this all again, I should clarify that I currently use a 12v rated silicone heating pad but often run it over voltage to 18v from the 24v modified power supply. hmmm... The failure mode...
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    Thanks, I was surprised when it worked. I had...

    Thanks, I was surprised when it worked. I had alot of fun printing with it too. I do not have the flexible build platform but when the part is flexible, it just pulls off. Nothing to do and you...
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    Flexible Filament for the Cube3

    Over the last year, I have been printing Solutech flexible filament on the Cube 3. About 10Kg. I use the ABS setting for the slicer. Oh, yeah, you have to take the filament off the spool and...
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    I agree, the leveling scheme looks like it had...

    I agree, the leveling scheme looks like it had been an afterthought. Like, "oh yeah, we need that". I am not sure how they wanted it to be used. The plastic can not be stressed like that. I...
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    Thank you. There seems to be two distinct...

    Thank you. There seems to be two distinct activitites. Tinkering with the printer or designing parts and printing. I enjoy either but not at the same time. But then I combine the two activities...
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    Thank you and Thank you, again. I am pretty...

    Thank you and Thank you, again.

    I am pretty sure I have the same quality boro glass from eBay. 170mm square. I can not complain about the quality, but I did wonder how many more would have to be...
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    After 70Kg of filament through the cubes,...




    After 70Kg of filament through the cubes, the parts all had well chosen contact with the build plate to handle shrink.
    I had a few kilograms now on the heated build plate with flat large...
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    Sharing an approach to implement a heated bed on...

    Sharing an approach to implement a heated bed on our beloved cube 3...

    Have to keep the added weight low, manage the extra heat, transfer the rigidity and remove mechanical interference from the...
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