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    Thermistor?? I have seen 4 CTC printers in...

    Thermistor??

    I have seen 4 CTC printers in person (mine included) and they all had thermocouplers.

    Does yours have a thermistor?? is yes, can you take a pic please?
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    Welcome to world of 3D printing!! I am fairly...

    Welcome to world of 3D printing!!

    I am fairly new myself so I definitely know how tempting it is to start upgrading everything and anything. I will say that the CTC is a pretty capable printer...
  3. Slippy, Thanks you for the info. I will...

    Slippy,

    Thanks you for the info. I will definitely keep that in mind!

    *crossing fingers*
  4. Ray, Thanks for the info! I have been...

    Ray,

    Thanks for the info!

    I have been looking to replace the plastic gears. The belt tensioner will also come in useful.

    I am getting ready to put in my Drylin bearings so will probably...
  5. Makes sense. Being a total newbie to 3D printers...

    Makes sense. Being a total newbie to 3D printers I am constantly wondering about optimization. With that comes the possibility of over thinking it. :)

    I think I am going to stick with the Kapton...
  6. The PEI (Ultem) is the actual top of my print...

    The PEI (Ultem) is the actual top of my print surface. Currently my PEI sheet is attached with 3M tape to my Aluminum build plate.

    I totally agree with you regarding eating up too much Z-axis...
  7. I wonder if that is the reason for the Kapton tap...

    I wonder if that is the reason for the Kapton tap between the aluminum build plate and the heat plate.

    I am ok with Kapton tape, but am really curious if there is a better way to transfer the...
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    C.A., How is your Printbite holding up? Are...

    C.A.,

    How is your Printbite holding up? Are you still using the same one?

    My PEI has been very reliable, but Printbite looks very interesting.
  9. Best material to use between Heat plate and Aluminum Build plate

    Hello all,

    My heat plate finally gave up the ghost. Luckily I had a spare and can easily replace it. However, when swapping them I noticed Kapton tape on the underside of the Aluminum build...
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    That is surprising. I too am using PEI with...

    That is surprising. I too am using PEI with Hatchbox (black & red) and PEI has been a miracle surface for me. My set up is as follows:
    - Maghold aluminum Build plate. This shouldn't matter, just...
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    TiredJuan, May I ask where you purchased your...

    TiredJuan,

    May I ask where you purchased your new AT2560 board?
  12. BuildTak 3D Printing Build Surface, 6.5" x 10" Rectangle, Black (Pack of 2)

    I have two unused BuildTak sheets for sale. They are originally from a pack of 3, but have used one. I am simple not a fan of the BuildTak and would like to pass them on to someone that has better...
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    CTC Clicking when loading filament..

    Hello all,

    My CTC printer has always had this clicking when loading filament or when printing a raft. I figured it was a combination of the cheap filament that came with the printer and not...
  14. The "Levelness" has really been the bane of my...

    The "Levelness" has really been the bane of my existence. I put most of the blame on my aluminum build plate. After discovering the dip in the center my quest for a durable and FLAT started.
    ...
  15. In search of the ultimate build plate/surface...

    Hi all,

    After about two months of my CTC printer printing really nicely, I started to get prints that were either not sticking, warping or both. I finally realized my stock aluminum built plate...
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    Sorry if I am hijacking the thread, but wanted to...

    Sorry if I am hijacking the thread, but wanted to ask you about your geckoTek.

    The idea of not having to use anything special (tape, glue, abs juice, etc) in order to print pla/abs/etc sounds...
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    Yet Another CTC Newbie - 3 1/2 questions.

    Hello All,

    I have had my CTC printer now for about a month and have absolutely loved. It has come with a lot of challenges, but thanks to the many other users on this forum it has been very...
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