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  1. it's an I3 design. So the bed just goes...

    it's an I3 design.
    So the bed just goes backwards and forwards. The print head already goes left to right and up and down.

    To make the head go backwards and forwards as well. You'd need to build...
  2. we need an actual budget. what's the most you...

    we need an actual budget.
    what's the most you can afford to spend ?

    Also what sort of things do you want to print ?

    For example, role playing figurines are better with a different type of...
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    Hmm have to reattach the other two pics

    Hmm have to reattach the other two pics
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    Sticky: lol have to admit I've had bugger all to do since...

    lol have to admit I've had bugger all to do since bikeracer2020 joined the 'staff' (well, staff suggests monetary renumeration - and there is none lol)

    Keen as mustard :-)

    Definitely...
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    right. done a rocket like the one you print but...

    right. done a rocket like the one you print but with fines set to cause spin during flight.

    whats the actual height and main diameter of the one you print ?
    Think I've got the shape about...
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    what ? I've seen all the bits you've made for...

    what ?
    I've seen all the bits you've made for your various printers, I'd say your design skills are better than mine.

    I've actually got a rocket model i did as part of an openscad demo/tutorial...
  7. I always make sure I have enough filament before...

    I always make sure I have enough filament before I start a print.
    :-)
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    most likely parts of the mnodel are thinner than...

    most likely parts of the mnodel are thinner than your nozzle width. So they'll show up mwhen viewed, but not after slicing.

    Try playing with it in meshmixer,
  9. Makes sense, usually if a nozzle catches a print,...

    Makes sense, usually if a nozzle catches a print, it knocks the print off the build plate,
    But if the drive cogs are looses, it could perceivavbly move the head instead :-)
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    which printer did you get ? And ecellent...

    which printer did you get ?

    And ecellent modelling skills !

    Wish I could do the artistic stuff.


    How are you doing the leather stamps ?

    I've tried various options over the years,...
  11. Nope. Like everything else if you keep the draw...

    Nope.
    Like everything else if you keep the draw clean it's fine.
    If you don't it isn't.

    Whether the divider is 3dprinted or not - isn't an issue.
  12. check belt tension and particular that the drive...

    check belt tension and particular that the drive gear grub screws are tight and that the gears aren't loose.

    That's usually the source of this kind of problem.
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    well, it'd take a decent sized motor, but no...

    well, it'd take a decent sized motor, but no reason you couldn't actually launch them :-)Given cape canaveral isn't launching at the moment. You could become the next tourist hotspot :-)I reckon a c...
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    You couldn't just print a tall thin totem pole...

    You couldn't just print a tall thin totem pole type thing ?So what are you doing with all the rockets ?
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    just one question. Why are you building a...

    just one question.

    Why are you building a 1950's science fiction rocket fleet ?

    I need to know :-)

    The cabinet is a lot smaller than it looks. It's pretty weird. Sort of a reverse tardis....
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    My sapphire pro has two of those fans, one each...

    My sapphire pro has two of those fans, one each side.
    And blows in a wide fan from both sides.
    I could improve it quite significant;y with a shaped duct each side, insted of the metal deflectors....
  17. The problem you have is that everybody knows that...

    The problem you have is that everybody knows that stratasys printers have locked in stratasys materials, and stratasys really make their filaments stupidly expensive.

    These days for $500 you can...
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    what printer is it ?

    what printer is it ?
  19. sounds like fun. drop me a pm, depending on...

    sounds like fun.

    drop me a pm, depending on the quality and accuracy of the camera scan from the phone, it shouldn't be overly difficult.
    Desingnign from scratch, would be very time consuming...
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    very nice indeed ! so what's the biggest...

    very nice indeed !

    so what's the biggest thing you can make ?

    You could probably print the main body of a pinball cabinet in 2 or 3 pieces :-)

    Sooo, how fast can you run it ?
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    well blue colourant makes for more elastic...

    well blue colourant makes for more elastic filament.
    I have various coulour tpus and blue is hands down the floppiest.

    Well the only bowden printer I still have is the delta.

    On that i use...
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    Could it be looking for firmware to install ?

    Could it be looking for firmware to install ?
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    It's an ender 3 mate, you buy junk, don't expect...

    It's an ender 3 mate, you buy junk, don't expect miracles.

    They are an extremely poor mechanical design, often coupled with the cheapest and nastiest components the various manufacturers can get...
  24. try adding pictures now. also a pic of the...

    try adding pictures now.
    also a pic of the printer might also be useful.

    I would imagine it's a bog standard stepper motor.

    but 2012, who knows :-)
    There were still some odd bits of kit...
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    it should blow it IN. Towards the heatbreak :-)

    it should blow it IN.
    Towards the heatbreak :-)
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