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  1. Thought I would add my opinion, It is true in the...

    Thought I would add my opinion, It is true in the 3 years that I have had my 3D Printers I have also never run out of filament.

    However have had the filament break during the printing of a model...
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    The words "if it is really worth it?" This...

    The words "if it is really worth it?"

    This Hobby is not for everyone, It requires lots of Patience and learning.
    But without purchasing my 1st 3D Printer, would have never found as much knowledge...
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    Setting up the Slicer is almost as important as...

    Setting up the Slicer is almost as important as the 3D Printer Firmware itself.
    I find looking at everyone's slicers settings help me greatly in setting up my own.

    Saving your slicers settings is...
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    I do not know of a way, someone else may have a...

    I do not know of a way, someone else may have a solution then we will both learn.
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    Mesh mixer has where you click on the desired...

    Mesh mixer has where you click on the desired spot to add a support.
    You could load your model into ThinkerCad Online and add a single center support, then save the new model.
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    See you posted for Help, though I can not see is...

    See you posted for Help, though I can not see is anything that was posted has helped.

    Could you please post to let us know if you still need help.
  7. In Marlin there is Z-Safe Homing it does not set...

    In Marlin there is Z-Safe Homing it does not set the nozzle in the center of the bed on my 3D Printer though it move it fairly close.

    #define Z_SAFE_HOMING

    #if ENABLED(Z_SAFE_HOMING)
    #define...
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    Think I would choose a Hictop CR10S5 500L...

    Think I would choose a Hictop CR10S5 500L to be my next 3D Printer.

    Though I built a MPCNC that I am going to add three color 3D Printing too.
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    With any 3D Printer you will learn that 3D...

    With any 3D Printer you will learn that 3D Printing is not a simple as printing a document or picture from Microsoft Word.
    This is a innovative hobby that is going to require lots more knowledge and...
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    The prime extruder can be removed in Start /End...

    The prime extruder can be removed in Start /End G-Code

    G1 E4.0 ;prime extruder
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    This is most probability because unless you are...

    This is most probability because unless you are using the Octolapse plugin you do not need more power.
    Unless you are planning to use more than one web camera or Octolapse then go with the Pi 4.
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    The software OctoPrint will work on the Pi4 since...

    The software OctoPrint will work on the Pi4 since it runs everywhere Python 2.7 runs.

    RPi image OctoPi 0.16 or earlier will not work since it doesn't yet support the new hardware.

    Octopi...
  13. 3d printing threads tolerance is something that...

    3d printing threads tolerance is something that requires a Guide.

    I would suggest using the Many google guides for 3D Printing Threads

    Here is one such tutorial
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    I would leave bed at 50C and adjust the nozzle up...

    I would leave bed at 50C and adjust the nozzle up to about 200C.

    My 3D Printer print PLA best at 202C, though had printed for a long time at 196C with really good results.
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    I setup my 3D Print it starts at the Bed then...

    I setup my 3D Print it starts at the Bed then Raises to whatever Layer Height is set and starts the Print.

    Do not understand the purpose of all the G1 Code lines
    G1 Z15.0 F{travel_speed} ;move...
  16. Private message me, could possibly print this in...

    Private message me, could possibly print this in 2 or 3 pieces with a type of tongue and groove that could be epoxied together to form a single piece.
    Top and Bottom with a single piece cape.
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    Hi; Took a look at your files, they look ok. ...

    Hi;

    Took a look at your files, they look ok.

    Let me get some more information, What is your Z-Axis lead Screw.
    Sample Code from my own Z-Axis below

    // Typical stepper motors have 200 steps...
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    I Reduced it using TinkerCAD to fit on my bed

    I Reduced it using TinkerCAD to fit on my bed
  19. It appear that it thinks it is already at a...

    It appear that it thinks it is already at a Z-Axis of zero, this could be why it will not travel down.

    Check to see is a M119 says that the BL-Touch is already sensing that you are at Zero.
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    YES!!! I had printed only a few items that I...

    YES!!!

    I had printed only a few items that I wanted and have already saved the price of both my 3D Printers.
  21. There are so many things that can affect the...

    There are so many things that can affect the filament and failed 3D Prints, though it is highly possible.

    Sorry forgot to post.

    Search google for " Bad Filament " it will list many sites.
  22. I too have had this problem, not so much with PLA...

    I too have had this problem, not so much with PLA though when printing ABS the warping was horrendous.

    I found the easiest way to print without warping was to print inside an enclosure.
    I build...
  23. You are layer shifting, and as you have stated it...

    You are layer shifting, and as you have stated it is shifting the Y axis only.

    Here are a few things that can cause this layer shifting.
    Smooth rods are not parallel and binding.
    Smooth rod...
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    This is why the quality of work in the world is...

    This is why the quality of work in the world is going downhill and nothing works correctly anymore.

    If a magnetic pulse was to hit the world today an wipe out everything the generations that come...
  25. In Cura 14.04.6 you select supports shown in the...

    In Cura 14.04.6 you select supports shown in the Photo below

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