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    toes not so much - but inquisitive noses....

    toes not so much - but inquisitive noses. probably :-)

    It's a bright thing at cat head level, with slightly moving bits of the picture.

    All custom made to attract a curious animals attention. ...
  2. well if you already know what it's not - why ask...

    well if you already know what it's not - why ask ?

    Have you tried printing the file a lot smaller ? say 25%
    That way you should be able to rule out the file and usb connection.

    Also we know...
  3. try printing off the sdcard. It's the besy way...

    try printing off the sdcard.
    It's the besy way for any print over about 10 minutes anyway.

    What operating system are you using ?

    (looks at file)
    that's a solid cube with a few holes in it....
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    given that the printbed on the d9 travels...

    given that the printbed on the d9 travels vertically and the printhead just does x&y there is no logical reason for problems at a certain height.

    It could be pid fluctuations - I had that very...
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    just resize it in the slicer :-)

    just resize it in the slicer :-)
  6. Hmm, on an i3 it wouild be a misalignment in the...

    Hmm, on an i3 it wouild be a misalignment in the z-axis screws or extruder carriage that causes it to swing in and out as it travels vertically.

    That looks like what is happening here.

    If you...
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    I believe the creative commons licence that most...

    I believe the creative commons licence that most 'free' models have allows for the sale of the printed item.
    Just not commercilisation of the stl file.

    You could also argue that once you've...
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    changing the bed size in the slicer should be...

    changing the bed size in the slicer should be sufficient.

    But you can reflash the firmware with the new bed sie in the config.txt file to embed it in the firmware.
    ...
  9. clogged nozzle most likely. Even the best...

    clogged nozzle most likely. Even the best filament can have the occasional bit of crap fall into the vat during manufacture.
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    well your settings are nearly identical to mine,...

    well your settings are nearly identical to mine, I print a bit faster (60mm/s) but then I print faster than most people anyway.

    245c is what I've ended up with. You get a little more stringing,...
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    it's also at cat level and kid level. So, you...

    it's also at cat level and kid level.
    So, you know - not ideal.
  12. can you upload the stl ? And what slicer are...

    can you upload the stl ?
    And what slicer are you using ?

    It could simply be either a flaw in the actul model or in the slicing.
    Also have you either tried a new sd card or done a full format...
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    to be fair reporting spam is - for me anyway -...

    to be fair reporting spam is - for me anyway - pointless.

    My first 10-30 minutes here every visit, is going through the sections and removing everything I can find.

    So I don't take any notice...
  14. Ah right - makerselect. Okay so proper prusa...

    Ah right - makerselect.
    Okay so proper prusa design i3.
    Nice machines.

    It's a Direct drive gambo.
    So not a tube issue.

    Have you checked the grubscrews on the extruder drive gear ?

    I...
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    The cheaper extruder looks identical to mine -...

    The cheaper extruder looks identical to mine - awful design - for non-stiff filaments, great for everything else.
    Where the drive shaft goes smooth to the right of the filament groove, should have...
  16. going on the slow speeds - are you using an ender...

    going on the slow speeds - are you using an ender 3 by any chance ?

    As far as I can tell from the extremely confusing 'which way up' explanation - your bed is possibly not level.

    And the new...
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    your workbench is way way too tidy ! This is...

    your workbench is way way too tidy !
    This is what a real world 'workstation' looks like ;-)
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    And if you're wondering where the computer is, it's hiding behind the monitor:
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    It...
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    How about the 'Reality Thread - What printers can...

    How about the 'Reality Thread - What printers can Actually do, away from manufacturers claims and the youtube fantasists'

    Good diea, to my knowlege you have never actually done any speed tests on...
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    And yes there are alot of threads of this topic. ...

    And yes there are alot of threads of this topic.
    And a number of apps that can help you do it.
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    Had never even crossed my mind ;-) Lights, huh -...

    Had never even crossed my mind ;-)
    Lights, huh - clearly essential to a succesful print.....

    And about that control panel ?

    Still got to sort the stringing on the pet-g - but with the delta's...
  21. why not just go to the website and look ? ...

    why not just go to the website and look ?

    It'll be quicker than waiting for a reply from someone who hasn't posted for 5 years :-)
  22. solid pla is probably stronger than most epoxy. ...

    solid pla is probably stronger than most epoxy.

    But get one that's got a little give and it could work :-)

    And you've wasted the $200 on a machine that needs extensive upgrading and modifying...
  23. okay - first, why did you change an extrusion...

    okay - first, why did you change an extrusion setup that was working ?
    Rule 1 in 3d printing - as in life - if it works: LEAVE IT ALONE.

    Unless you are autowiz - and he makes his own rules ;-)
    ...
  24. the best print surface I've used is printbite,...

    the best print surface I've used is printbite, but cheap self adhesive PEI is a good alternative.

    I also add the odd bit of print glue, for stubborn filaments: different filaments have very...
  25. okay have you recent;ly had some windows...

    okay have you recent;ly had some windows 'updates' (read: totally unnecessary software changes that are guarenteed to bugger something up).

    In which case do a system restore to a date when the...
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