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    Would need to determine if it slides over a boss...

    Would need to determine if it slides over a boss containing the shaft which would require that concave area.
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    No I was referring to the area between the hub...

    No I was referring to the area between the hub and the outside.. If you are going to create a 3d model to print and it could be solid in that area it is easier to print.
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    You would design it differently if possible, is...

    You would design it differently if possible, is there really a need for the indentation between the hub and the pulley surface? I would not hesitate to print this with Alloy 910 and a .25mm nozzle...
  4. From what I can tell, you as the owner need to...

    From what I can tell, you as the owner need to know how to service the unit in your price range. If you have not looked into MakerGear, they are US company based in North East OH.
    Their printers...
  5. Retraction distance to great, try reducing it a...

    Retraction distance to great, try reducing it a bit at a time, but change nothing but that each time so as to know if it working.
    If that does not do it and you are using S3D, add some Extra...
  6. Makergear products work and work for years. My...

    Makergear products work and work for years. My M2 has been solid as the steel frame it is built with.. The reason I bought this unit was because I did not want to deal with unreliable hardware...
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    I will be watching this carefully because that...

    I will be watching this carefully because that was my goal about a year ago and spent more than double that. I did achieve the goal but would like to know what is now available as rock solid at a...
  8. The Esun PLA+ will leave white dots where a...

    The Esun PLA+ will leave white dots where a support was.. picking at it with a dental pick can remove it if you have the patients. You can see them on the base of one.. I got tired of scraping..Well...
  9. I just goggle Tg as I was unaware of the specs...

    I just goggle Tg as I was unaware of the specs meaning.. this article is on the sport for the alloy 910 discussion....
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    Taulman Alloy 910 would be a good choice as it...

    Taulman Alloy 910 would be a good choice as it does not "require" a heated bed and prints like PLA but is made for this type of application.

    http://taulman3d.com/910-features.htmlIt come in black...
  11. ABS will work, I made a lamp door for my DLP...

    ABS will work, I made a lamp door for my DLP projector and has not distorted at all.. PLA blew out in an hour.

    My new favorite is Taulman Alloy 910.. no heated bed but does print at 250C Really...
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    PETG is particular about starting height.. needs...

    PETG is particular about starting height.. needs to be correct. No idea how you configure that on your printer. I have use eSun PETG on clean glass at 80c Polyimide tape (sticks too well to that...
  13. 3d printed parts are most likely going to leak.....

    3d printed parts are most likely going to leak.. and pla would certainly not be the right choice for a part that could burst. Nylon/EPA, Taulman Alloy 910, maybe PETG, but no way would I attempt...
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    Keep in mind what the machine is actually doing.....

    Keep in mind what the machine is actually doing.. A solid plastic filament is being pushed into a tiny hot chamber to melt, then under pressure squeezed through a tiny hole which is suspended over a...
  15. Not something I really need.. If the print...

    Not something I really need.. If the print finishes.. the PS and and fan can run until I wake up...
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    if that is 80mmS then SLOW THE HECK DOWN! No...

    if that is 80mmS then SLOW THE HECK DOWN! No idea what you are printing but try the same model at 50mmS and see what changes.
  17. Thread: newby help

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    De-lamination has always been printing too...

    De-lamination has always been printing too cold, at least for me. Try 225. Just because you have your hot end set to 225 does not mean it actually is.
    Sorry about the inaccurate size naming.....
  18. Thread: newby help

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    Try slicing this 15x15x2x.6 mm square and...

    Try slicing this 15x15x2x.6 mm square and printing it. When complete measure it with your Digital caliper (you really need one if you want to do 3d printing) It should be 2mm tall within .02mm+-...
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    Google Denture repair epoxy

    Google Denture repair epoxy
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    You may want to look into Taulman 910, easy to...

    You may want to look into Taulman 910, easy to print and made for high strength part. Just started using it but liking it's ease of use and properties.
    Prints great in a .25 nozzle as as a .5.....
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    I have not used carbon fiber nylon but have just...

    I have not used carbon fiber nylon but have just started using Taulman 910 and had a print look like that when I printed too fast! Was shooting for 40mmS and entered 400mS :-) I don't use cura...
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    I really like heat set insert for putting part...

    I really like heat set insert for putting part together. You will need to design it for 3d printing and in pieces with the method of joinery you choose. Just like wood there are many methods to...
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    getting prints to stick to whatever the surface...

    getting prints to stick to whatever the surface has more to do with proper starting height than anything else. .03 to high and you are going to have problems.. add some tape and it takes up the...
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    Thanks, I will have to look into PET, did not...

    Thanks, I will have to look into PET, did not recall ever seeing that filament .. Does it go by other names, don't see it on the Esun list.. googling now..
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    PETG does not need an enclosure, it also does not...

    PETG does not need an enclosure, it also does not a fan.. Print it slow.. 40mmS or less..
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