Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Dislikes Dislikes:  0
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Regular 3D Printer
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Post Thanks / Like

    Cool My First Successful Print!

    Hey guys,

    Its been a struggle for the past few days to get this setup correctly but I guess thats what I get for trying to do this on my own. Leveling the bed was the hardest part but it became much easier once I discovered the Auto Level Bed Wizard in Cura.

    I ruined the original Kapton Tape yesterday so I decided to switch over to Blue Painters Tape because it was much easier to apply. If you go this route, remember to turn off the Heat Bed since PLA doesn't stick to blue painters tape that has been heated.

    Anyway - here is my first successful print! A bearing block I downloaded from

    Only took 13 minutes to print.The two holes came out nice and clean. Everything looked great. The middle hole was designed to be 12mm and it measured out to be 11.99mm.Pretty damn accurate!

    I'm going for a more complicated print next, Santa Hat. Its a 4.5 Hour print and about 20 minutes into it already. I'll post pictures of the finished product in the morning.

    Good Luck ALL
    Last edited by synthius; 12-13-2014 at 07:55 AM.

  2. #2
    Administrator bolsoncerrado's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Post Thanks / Like
    Thanks for sharing! Cant wait to see that santa hat!

  3. #3
    Regular 3D Printer
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Post Thanks / Like
    that's excellent!

  4. #4
    Regular 3D Printer
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Post Thanks / Like
    I woke up to an incomplete Santa Hat this morning..

    The error log stated that there was a communications error while sending over the data. Not sure exactly what happened. The quality of the Santa Hat was excellent and the curvature was very smooth!

  5. #5
    3D Printer Noob
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Post Thanks / Like
    Pictures please



Similar Threads

  1. Successful Prints
    By sukhvir in forum Morpheus 3D Printers
    Replies: 89
    Last Post: 09-25-2019, 07:02 AM
  2. Paypal blocks successful Indiegogo 3D printing campaign
    By bolsoncerrado in forum Latest News
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-09-2016, 02:36 PM
  3. My First Successful Print!
    By jase3d in forum Rapide Lite 3D Printers
    Replies: 62
    Last Post: 02-11-2015, 01:29 PM
  4. REVIEW: Rapide Lite 200 + AstroPrint = Successful print!
    By bolsoncerrado in forum Rapide Lite 3D Printers
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 01-22-2015, 02:04 PM
  5. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-19-2015, 03:38 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts