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    sounds like a problem with the model - can you...

    sounds like a problem with the model - can you post the .stl file ?
  2. Look forward to it :-)

    Look forward to it :-)
  3. Yep the infill is generated by the slicer. It's...

    Yep the infill is generated by the slicer.
    It's pretty neat. basically you model everything as a solid and you can vary the skin thickness (layers and outlines0 and density and pattern of the...
  4. are you using some kind of paste extruder ? You...

    are you using some kind of paste extruder ?
    You say resin not filament.
  5. have you tried the windows version ? (you do say...

    have you tried the windows version ? (you do say you've got it installed)
  6. well my go to items for printing and giving away...

    well my go to items for printing and giving away are hollow trolley tokens ( also work in gym lockers that take coins, basically a narrow rimmed ring the size of the relevant coin) And a trolly key. ...
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    the tevo black widow has a decent sized build...

    the tevo black widow has a decent sized build volume as well.
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    Hmm, so which one was it ACTUALLY printed on ? ...

    Hmm, so which one was it ACTUALLY printed on ?

    That mane is very clever, be interesting to know how they did that.
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    actually the last major update - made it much...

    actually the last major update - made it much much worse. It disabled the desktop, while still leaving any files on it.
    Yes they are moving away from any legacy windows systems - but given that...
  10. Given that the ctc's are less than half the price...

    Given that the ctc's are less than half the price of the flashforges - is probably a good clue :-)

    It's a shame that flashforge have dis-continued the bog standard creator (unenclosed), as the...
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    not an outline issue. Just that 100% infill is...

    not an outline issue.
    Just that 100% infill is a matrix not a solid.
    Just thought that was weird.
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    The obvious drawback would be the resins. ...

    The obvious drawback would be the resins.
    Anything that is sensitive to just light - is going to be a real sod to handle and store.

    There is a uk company that uses led panels as large as 72...
  13. you can buy a 3d printer for less than $200 He...

    you can buy a 3d printer for less than $200
    He really can't afford that ?

    The other way is to send your design to a print service: 3d hubs, shapeways and many others.
    Just search for: 3d...
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    100% infill and simplify3d.

    So I designed and printed a little widget to help remove the guts from game birds sunday.
    It works, well - but the first one had definite safety issues. ie was totally porous and ended up with...
  15. painters tape works quite well. Can be a pita...

    painters tape works quite well.
    Can be a pita to replace as you need to be really precise when matching strips.
    Try gluesticks as well. easier to apply, cheap and easy to remove and clean up.
    ...
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    Got a bigger picture ?

    Got a bigger picture ?
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    Yeah a heated print bed is a must, just gives...

    Yeah a heated print bed is a must, just gives you a lot more options for filaments and build plates.
    The ulti 2 looks like a much better buy than the new 3.
    Not sure I've ever heard anything...
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    And i wouldn't rely on recommendations from...

    And i wouldn't rely on recommendations from people called todd :-)

    Is that enough tit for tat ?
    Or do you want to continue the childish name calling and snide comments ?
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    lol fair enough :-) Nylon has a pretty low...

    lol fair enough :-)

    Nylon has a pretty low melting and deformation point as well.
    To be honest pretty much all the filaments that can be printed on a standard 3d printer setup (ie: max...
  20. no actual 3d printing involved. Must be slow...

    no actual 3d printing involved.
    Must be slow news week :-)
  21. Sounds good :-) But my money's on the spring...

    Sounds good :-)
    But my money's on the spring not going smoothly round the corners. You probably need to make the spiral a lot more circular - perfectly circular would be best. You might lose a few...
  22. at that age I'd probably go with the 123d set of...

    at that age I'd probably go with the 123d set of programs: http://www.123dapp.com/
    tinkercad is supposed to be real easy to use.

    My personal choice is openscad, which would be ideal for any...
  23. Only problem I can see is that it's designed for...

    Only problem I can see is that it's designed for sls not fdm.
    But should be able to add suppoerts where needed - drop me the stl files and I can print them with transparent pla or pet-g no problem....
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    those are great little duct units. Work a...

    those are great little duct units.
    Work a treat. You can pick the fans up for a couple of bucks....
  25. they are good little machines - but the cost of...

    they are good little machines - but the cost of the extra heads/tools is ridiculous.
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