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    I think the answer is in the term " its build...

    I think the answer is in the term " its build volume " .
  2. Tried it in Ideamaker, preview after slicing...

    Tried it in Ideamaker, preview after slicing won't work, it just keeps trying to preview it in a loop, tried it in BCN3d slicer and it sliced but nothing obvious in the preview
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    Thanks for explaining that

    Thanks for explaining that
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    Too much SPAM

    Of all the various forums I read it seems that this one is targeted with more daily spam than I see anywhere else.
    I keep reporting it and it does usually get removed thanks to the moderators but...
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    Don't forget, no part cooling fan. Few days...

    Don't forget, no part cooling fan.

    Few days ago I had some PLA warp up off the bed. Moved bed temp from the recommended 45 up to 60, that cured the warping off the bed.

    I've gone right off PLA,...
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    I don't think it really matters what you make the...

    I don't think it really matters what you make the enclosure out of IMHO. A big cardboard box would probably do the trick but you wouldn't be able to see the print progress. The main criteria I...
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    I'm using ASA, very similar to ABS but without...

    I'm using ASA, very similar to ABS but without the smell. I'm using a glass bed.

    This is what I do, I'm by no means an expert but the following works well for me.......

    Enclosed printer
    Level...
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    Suggest search for You Tube videos on printing...

    Suggest search for You Tube videos on printing ABS, lots out there.
  9. Thread: abs woe

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    I'm printing ASA at the moment, very similar to...

    I'm printing ASA at the moment, very similar to ABS but without the smell.

    Things that I've found help..

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    Level the bed.
    Preheat the bed and then wait 20-30 minutes before...
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    That is just the same principle as taking a piece...

    That is just the same principle as taking a piece of coloured material to the hardware store and a machine matches a batch of paint to the same colour.
    A hot melt glue gun is nearer to a 3D printer...
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    1.75 filament for disposal

    I have the following 1.75mm filament surplus to requirements because I now use 2.85mm filament.

    One unopened 1kg spool white Raise3d PLA
    One hardly started Raise3d white PLA
    One hardly started...
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    I'm only printing with ASA at the moment, some...

    I'm only printing with ASA at the moment, some things that have helped me to minimise warping that I've found so far....

    Enclosed printer
    Preheat the bed and then wait 20-30 minutes before...
  13. It's the bottom menu choice labeled Experimental,...

    It's the bottom menu choice labeled Experimental, pic shows the part of that menu.
  14. Might be 'Spaghetti infill' set in Cura...

    Might be 'Spaghetti infill' set in Cura experimental mode.
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    I don't have an Ultimaker, but I am printing on a...

    I don't have an Ultimaker, but I am printing on a glass bed with a BCN enclosed printer and a coating of Magigoo on the bed.
    Been printing ASA which I believe has similar warping tendencies.
    ...
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    Or you could get something with a lot more...

    Or you could get something with a lot more 'grunt'
    https://silverbulletcutters.com/
  17. I've only printed PLA up to now so can't comment...

    I've only printed PLA up to now so can't comment on any other filament.

    I'm very happy with my E2 but please be aware that if you're outside the USA any support required will often be referred...
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    I had a Creator 3 and apart from it having...

    I had a Creator 3 and apart from it having extremely noisy fans it fell down when I wanted to use one extruder to print supports, it was a complete failure.
    Each time the extruder came to print...
  19. I've got a Raise3D E2 and I am very happy with...

    I've got a Raise3D E2 and I am very happy with its dual extruder independant temperature capabilities to alter settings from one extruder to the other.
    Not a cheap printer by any means, but less...
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    I've found that having an IDEX machine doesn't...

    I've found that having an IDEX machine doesn't necessarily make a lot of difference to me unless I need to do two colour prints or print supports with a different filament.

    I'm mainly using the...
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    From 3DGBIRE, their after sales service and...

    From 3DGBIRE, their after sales service and customer support is absolutely first class.
    They also offer an initial one hour free training session which I assume would be via something like Skype
    ...
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    I bought a FF Creator 3 and returned it within 30...

    I bought a FF Creator 3 and returned it within 30 days for a refund.
    Having no prior knowledge of 3D printing I wanted a printer that would be ready to print out of the box.

    The fans are...
  23. It isn't that it didn't "appear" to work, but...

    It isn't that it didn't "appear" to work, but more because it wouldn't work, but hey I've managed to get through six reels of PLA since you got my printer that didn't appear to work.:D
  24. Banggood = Nogood

    If you deal with Banggood you run the risk of needing to use their meaningless faulty goods return policy and could end up out of pocket with a machine that is only fit to sell on as a project for...
  25. Seem to remember one rod was not as smooth as the...

    Seem to remember one rod was not as smooth as the other regardless of which bearing I put on it.
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