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  1. Oh yeah forgot about the deltas. dunno why mine...

    Oh yeah forgot about the deltas.
    dunno why mine is what I use 90% of the time. she's had 5km of filament through her :-)

    Yeah that flsun looks like a good machine. The autolevel is fairly...
  2. buy some cheaper resin and try it. be...

    buy some cheaper resin and try it.

    be prepared to change the resin vat though if it causes issues.

    Can;t think of any reason normal resins wouldn't be compatible.

    Can you refill the...
  3. simplify 3d lets you do this with infill. You can...

    simplify 3d lets you do this with infill. You can basically tell it to do whatever you like with layer offsets.
    13703

    Shiftine ouyter layers will just result in a ribbed non-smooth surface and...
  4. yep for small detailed items a cheap resin...

    yep for small detailed items a cheap resin printer is worth a look. Lots around - some for under $200

    Just bear in mind the post processing, smell and risk of getting resin on stuff.
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    I too am inpatient. I hit prints with a small...

    I too am inpatient.
    I hit prints with a small rubber hammer I made. Or the back of a viking axe I printed.
    I find a sharp tap will often release a print before the bed is cooled.

    Different...
  6. sheesh - $200. Okay for starters the ender...

    sheesh - $200.

    Okay for starters the ender range should just be dumped - preferably somewhere they'll never return to bother me again !

    The anet is $279
    the alfa is $299
    the ender is $229...
  7. flexible filaments - in my experience - are...

    flexible filaments - in my experience - are virtually indestructible.
    Should work fine.
  8. Biggest pile of crap on the planet. The prusa...

    Biggest pile of crap on the planet.

    The prusa mini would be the best place to start. Find that extra $100 :-)
    https://www.prusa3d.com/original-prusa-mini/

    Failing that the sovol 01 is a much...
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    Knew it was familiar ! it looks like one of the...

    Knew it was familiar !
    it looks like one of the leaping beasts in one of the metroid games :-)
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    you know it looks a bit like a transformer - a...

    you know it looks a bit like a transformer - a head at the top would finish it off nicely.

    Just spotted the temp readout - very neat :-)
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    so go exercise your creativity and make something...

    so go exercise your creativity and make something with 5 materials !
    Just running that past a slicer is going to keep you occupied for quite some time ;-)
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    looks like the bed should be wider ;-)

    looks like the bed should be wider ;-)
  13. Sticky: to be fair, the biggest issue I've found in...

    to be fair, the biggest issue I've found in trying to use 3d printing as part of a business, is educating people on what it can do for them. Most businesses and indiviiduals have no idea.
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    set zero infill in your slicer. The slicer...

    set zero infill in your slicer.
    The slicer determines infill and shell thickness.
  15. the new prusa mini would be my choice. Josef...

    the new prusa mini would be my choice.
    Josef designed it to run his own print farm that makes all the part for his machines.
    well priced and about as plug and play as you get.
    Not the largest...
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    is that the latest cura ? Looks a lot better...

    is that the latest cura ?
    Looks a lot better laid out than last time I tried it.
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    some interesting info there - in particular the...

    some interesting info there - in particular the difference in quality from where it pulls the filament from.
    This is something I've noticed particularly from my replicator clone. which pulls it all...
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    throw it away and get a prusa mini ;-) I...

    throw it away and get a prusa mini ;-)

    I pretty much never do anything to my printers after printing.
    I clear any filament off the printbed, but that's it.
    If using pla and not going to be...
  19. on the positive side - most waste is pla, which...

    on the positive side - most waste is pla, which is specifically designed to break down in a landfill situation.
    Yet another reason to avoid abs ;-)

    Well that's half a survey.

    It does not...
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    have a look at this:...

    have a look at this: https://coda.io/d/M3D-Official-Troubleshooting-Self-Help-Guide_dzE73kMbIAL/Quad-Expert-Crash-Course_sudLH#_luU6H

    Maybe for the Huntsman mkII :-)

    If you want to go for...
  21. usually if there's an sd card slot on the screen,...

    usually if there's an sd card slot on the screen, then there's a seperate cable for the card reader that goes to the motherboard.
    The board will automatically default to it's own card reader - I...
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    News it will ONLY break down in a HOT compost heap. ...

    it will ONLY break down in a HOT compost heap.
    Other than that it'll last indefinitely :-)

    I've had bird feeders and poo bag holders outside in the english weather for over 5 years, with no...
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    So, given all the other expense - why go with a...

    So, given all the other expense - why go with a dirt cheap controller board ?
    I mean I've no idea what the top end boards do for you, but I would think it's kinda like spending 3 weeks pimping a car...
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    or Brian ;-) The thing with idex is not that...

    or Brian ;-)

    The thing with idex is not that you can use 2 materials, but more that you can use 2 completely different meterials with different print speeds and temperatures.
    So you could have...
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    for a direct drive extruder a lot depends on the...

    for a direct drive extruder a lot depends on the filament and print temp, as much as the retraction settings.
    2mm and 60mms would suit most pla's.
    temperature and filament type/colour is the main...
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