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  1. Consider to search for maker spaces in your area....

    Consider to search for maker spaces in your area. It's almost a given that a makerspace will have at least one 3D printer. Some makerspaces are not public operations but have open houses. Some...
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    When you use plane cut, be sure to change the...

    When you use plane cut, be sure to change the setting to close the face. The setting I use most is remeshed fill.
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    Your infill will certainly determine a factor of...

    Your infill will certainly determine a factor of strength, but also of surface finish. If you were to use a low infill, say five percent, the "mesh" will have to be bridged by the layers that are...
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    Can you see a correlation between the size of the...

    Can you see a correlation between the size of the model in "real life" and the size it appears in Cura? Sometimes a model is created in Imperial units, but get loaded in metric. As an example, an...
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    The Gearbest advertisement shows the US...

    The Gearbest advertisement shows the US configuration as 120v and you've confirmed that the plug is US 110v. If you plug it into 220v (US typical) or higher, it's likely you'll let out the magic...
  6. What happens for you when you click on the Order...

    What happens for you when you click on the Order link in the upper right corner? When I do, it presents me with a login and registration screen. As I am not desiring to purchase at this time, I've...
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    Having assembled a Genuine Prusa i3 MK2S (not a...

    Having assembled a Genuine Prusa i3 MK2S (not a clone), I can attest to high quality for a reasonable price.

    If you want a ton of features, order and wait for the MK3, or get the MK2s kit for a...
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    It's unfortunate that you're rejected the BCN3D...

    It's unfortunate that you're rejected the BCN3D Technologies Sigma. I have the 16 model and it's been a workhorse. Heated glass bed, semi-automatic leveling, dual independent extruders, but you know...
  9. A number of items in the description including...

    A number of items in the description including the cloud portion, the proprietary filament cartridges, nozzles as part of the cartridge all have similarities to a poorly engineered product known as...
  10. Having assembled the Prusa i3 MK2s, I'm happy to...

    Having assembled the Prusa i3 MK2s, I'm happy to suggest the MK3 with no reservations. It's clear to me from the review videos that the MK3 will be easier to assemble, should you choose the kit...
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    I brought the stl file into my meshmixer and used...

    I brought the stl file into my meshmixer and used Edit, Generate Face Groups. Accepting the defaults results in different colors. The rectangle in question then shows up clearly as being at least one...
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    Consider to open the STL file in a program such...

    Consider to open the STL file in a program such as meshmixer and slice it with Edit, Plane Cut to see what the internal section of the STL file shows. The layers in S3D appear to present a...
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    From what I can see on the manufacturer's web...

    From what I can see on the manufacturer's web site, it uses a bowden tube design, with a Push-to-connect fitting (PTC) to hold the bowden tube to the hot end. You push down on the colored plastic...
  14. Thread: Mosfet

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    Your use of a MOSFET to manage the power to the...

    Your use of a MOSFET to manage the power to the bed would result in a lower demand on the main board, rather than a greater one. The current applied to the bed now travels from source, switched by...
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    It is helpful to identify the printer model that...

    It is helpful to identify the printer model that you are using. Typically, a 3D printer will have a sequence for unloading the existing filament, via a front panel menu or similar interface. The same...
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    I've seen a few home-spun suggestions in past...

    I've seen a few home-spun suggestions in past months, but can't recall much detail about them. I think there's a full solution in production somewhere on the 'net that sends a signal to the...
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    I'm not an artist and I don't play one on...

    I'm not an artist and I don't play one on television, which means that my creation interests tend to the practical construction of 3D printed items. I've fallen into that camp, the one aimed at...
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    I can't say about the Qidi or the Trinus, but I...

    I can't say about the Qidi or the Trinus, but I disagree with curious about building a kit. The Prusa comes with everything necessary to construct it, although you should have internet access to view...
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    I have a sigma 2016 dual extruder model with no...

    I have a sigma 2016 dual extruder model with no enclosure, although there are walls on three sides and an open top. When I print ABS, which has been quite a bit recently, I place a piece of cardboard...
  20. Meshmixer reports no errors, but sometimes a few...

    Meshmixer reports no errors, but sometimes a few can slip through on more complex models. Your model isn't all that complex and is probably good for manifold.

    The barbed clips (4) on the face are...
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    no programming skill here either beyond the basic...

    no programming skill here either beyond the basic "if I do this, I want that" sort of thing. I'm not sure about the "most users" part, although the only other person I know who uses OpenSCAD is a...
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    Would this be the type of construction you seek?...

    Would this be the type of construction you seek?

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    $fn = 90;
    ring_diameter = 20;
    ring_wall = 4;
    ring_height = 5;
    clearance = 0.2;
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    Consider to post a photo of the underside of your...

    Consider to post a photo of the underside of your model. Also, it would be useful to know if you have a level, calibrated bed and how you perform that task. I don't know enough about the CR10 to be...
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    you're a student based on the number of posted...

    you're a student based on the number of posted messages.

    Scaling a previously created STL file is pretty easy. I use OpenSCAD, Meshmixer and some Fusion 360 and Blender for my modeling projects....
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    I was the primary "consultant" for the library...

    I was the primary "consultant" for the library when they decided to purchase a 3D printer. I'm not too worried about my reputation, but one can maintain ethics as well as a bit of pride. A big part...
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