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    Well, I don't think it's the boards. Both have...

    Well, I don't think it's the boards.
    Both have different firmwares installed, both have the pre-heat temps at 200/65 and the screen shows exactly the same options and settings 180/50 for both.
    ...
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    not used a resin slicer - do you get a print...

    not used a resin slicer - do you get a print previw ? if so check it's not the model that's the problem rather than the printer.
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    flashprint, as stated :-) All you have to do...

    flashprint, as stated :-)

    All you have to do is scroll down the page to the flashprint section:
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    Go for 4.0 rather than 4.1
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    I've given up on the mks sbase. Not sure if...

    I've given up on the mks sbase.
    Not sure if it's me or smoothieware, but it's either not updating the configuration file - or it's not reading it properly.

    So as I also have an unused mks Base...
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    well first off - why are you using retraction in...

    well first off - why are you using retraction in vase mode ?
    Shouldn't be necessary.
    There is no actual movement between layers that requires retraction.
    Also 4.5 mm is a LOT.

    what printer...
  6. usua\lly because the bed is not physically level....

    usua\lly because the bed is not physically level.

    Bed levelling g code is NOT a substitute for actually physically levelling the bed.
    Probably several million youtube videos on bed levelling...
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    News it's the start up gcode. It's snot telling the...

    it's the start up gcode.
    It's snot telling the printer to styart the print.

    If you search for 'anet et4 - starting gcode' you should find something.

    Also what slicer are you using ?
    If...
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    you are printing a 'raft'. If you go into the...

    you are printing a 'raft'.

    If you go into the settings in the slicer there will be an option to switch it off :-)

    Okay first thing - throw makerware out the window and go and download...
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    Tracked down the problems - for some reason it's...

    Tracked down the problems - for some reason it's not updating the config file.
    So it still thinks it's a delta.

    Tried all the stuff it says on the various wiki's.

    Just not updating...
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    yeah I'd go for the qidi. Flaxible pla is a...

    yeah I'd go for the qidi.
    Flaxible pla is a flexible material made from pla.
    I have no idea how it's amde but it is hands down the toughest material I've ever printed with.

    Tpu =...
  11. well if I was going for a big cheap i3 - the...

    well if I was going for a big cheap i3 - the adimlab gantry pro 3d....
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    gloves should work fine. The important thing...

    gloves should work fine.
    The important thing would be that you need to be able to stitch them with strong yarn of some kind and they don't easily tear.

    Yep I live smack bang in the...
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    well what I was thinking was a leather base, with...

    well what I was thinking was a leather base, with the exoskeleton attached.

    The easy way to go would be to find some cheap, thin leather gloves and attach the elasticated exoskeleton fingers to...
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    well I plugged everything in, and powered it up. ...

    well I plugged everything in, and powered it up.
    No smoke ! - Result :-)

    The dual z motors work - steps are clearly off, but they both turn together :-)

    That said all the axis appear to be...
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    screens are usually interchangeable. You have to...

    screens are usually interchangeable. You have to set it in the firmware.

    Most boards come with firmware installed. Depending on what you buy, you can change it if you want to.

    I like...
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    I'd use it. Unless it needs an extrusion...

    I'd use it. Unless it needs an extrusion temperature your machine can't reach. There is no logical reason you can't use it.
  17. the z axis wobble is reserved for machnes with...

    the z axis wobble is reserved for machnes with just the one z axis motor - you know, like creality invented :-)
    Or is that x-axis wobble ?

    It really is not an issue with a dual motor machine....
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    why isn't it compatible ? ie: what's the...

    why isn't it compatible ?

    ie: what's the difference between the standard onyx and the fr ?

    Given the way markforge work - it could well be the same stuff, just marked up for people who buy...
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    Also there is a network socket on the board which...

    Also there is a network socket on the board which I can connect to the k40's server and put the printer on my workshops native wired network.

    Once all this is done - I'm curious to see how well...
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    well it's been a while. Main reason being the...

    well it's been a while.
    Main reason being the x-axis endstop has ceased to work, and the z-axis endstop is so frigging awkward to adjust, I've been waiting till I've got the incentive to sort...
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    yes should work.

    yes should work.
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    where do you live ? I can think of a number of...

    where do you live ?
    I can think of a number of ways to do this.
    But, as with all things customised it's bloody difficult without the person's limbs in attendance :-)

    Something as simple as a...
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    for the record: I checked on prusaslicer and yes...

    for the record: I checked on prusaslicer and yes it will let you set what direction and angle the infill runs in
  24. well to me they look like layer start/end lines....

    well to me they look like layer start/end lines.
    What is your layer start set at ?

    Unless i need a particular area very smooth, I always set my start and end points to 'random' .
  25. right this is where it gets complicated :-)...

    right this is where it gets complicated :-)
    There are possibly hundreds of types and formulations of 'nylon'.

    I have found 2 that work reasonably well in an unenclosed printer.
    MyMat nylon...
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