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    well if the bondtech extruder is anything like...

    well if the bondtech extruder is anything like mine - I'm not overly impressed.

    The fact that you can't feed any flexible filament through it at a print speed faster than 10mm/s without it...
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    cura has issues. people forget that it's made...

    cura has issues.
    people forget that it's made ny ultimaker specifically for their own printers.
    They've just shared it with the world. But it's really not very user friendly.
    And the newer it...
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    as far vas the formatting goes - try switching to...

    as far vas the formatting goes - try switching to firefox.
    Not only will it speed up your internet browsing and stop microspoft spying on you (well a bit anyway), but you should find that things...
  4. could be any number of things. so first can we...

    could be any number of things.
    so first can we have some information before leaping to conclusions :-)

    print temps , speeds, etc
    Also is the extruder makign any extra noises ? Little clicks in...
  5. well the roll I'm using has been hanging around...

    well the roll I'm using has been hanging around in my workshop since last year.
    I did open the vacumn pouch.
    But I generally don't have mositure issues anyway. once it's been opened most of my...
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    actually simplify 3d is bloody expensive ! I...

    actually simplify 3d is bloody expensive !

    I bought my copy about 5 years ago and it's doubled in price since then.
    It was definitely worth the £70 I paid for it.
    But were I to start 3d...
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    it actually sounds like you need better quality...

    it actually sounds like you need better quality wiring.

    The wire is getting hot because it is carrying more current than it's actually supposed to - or it's just putting up too much resistance....
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    he appears to have given up and gone away :-)

    he appears to have given up and gone away :-)
  9. News certainly looks like an interesting printer. If...

    certainly looks like an interesting printer.
    If you were to send me one to review - I'd have a much better idea how good it was :-)
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    I've seen that quite alot over the years. It's...

    I've seen that quite alot over the years.
    It's usually because the plug is a poor fit or just hasn't been pushed far enough into the socket.
    The burn marks are causde by the electricity actually...
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    pictures are always nice too :-)

    pictures are always nice too :-)
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    well depending on speed and print plate material....

    well depending on speed and print plate material. I find that for 90% of pla prints 200c and 65c build plate work across the board - on all my machines and pretty much all the build surfaces I've...
  13. So what I actuallyn did was to make alittle...

    So what I actuallyn did was to make alittle scraper.
    At which point I discovered that pet-g adheres to the PEI a bit too well.
    Could not get it off in one piece.
    The other prints were small and...
  14. the 100mm/s pet-g looks pretty good. My cooling...

    the 100mm/s pet-g looks pretty good.
    My cooling settings have been left - so 0% for first layer and 100%b for all subsequent layers.

    So I'm running the same print on the delta with white pla...
  15. So today I decided I'd have aplay with pet-g. ...

    So today I decided I'd have aplay with pet-g.

    I have aroll of creality white pet-g that I believe I bought by accident.
    Pretty sure it was really cheap and I was out of white pla and just...
  16. damn, well that sucks ! In which case I would be...

    damn, well that sucks !
    In which case I would be inclined to go the autowiz route and do a complete tear down of the machine and decide which bits to keep and which bits to replace.
    The actual...
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    it'll probab ly just be bin file. you checked...

    it'll probab ly just be bin file.

    you checked these ?
    https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1mYtIQV9ewZL2OH_QA2JMT3wRDXvO7yDq

    And somewhere on the card there should be a bin file.
  18. One thing I haven't mentioned is how long it...

    One thing I haven't mentioned is how long it takes to get to temperature.
    The new firmware has a 'preheat' button - one for pla and one for abs - which I'll probably eventually use for pet-g....
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    the original firmware should have come with it -...

    the original firmware should have come with it - on a usb stick or microsd card.

    And - yep it's a good idea to actually use the printer before changing things :-)
  20. lol - the problem with the ender series is that...

    lol - the problem with the ender series is that they were deliberately engineered to 'just work'.
    The cheapest prusa standard i3 will happily chug along at 150mm/s (and mine is even made of...
  21. I was actually thinking of the stepper drivers...

    I was actually thinking of the stepper drivers and chipset on the board overheating.

    Never actually seen the innards of a wasp delta - seen the machines, but not taken one apart.

    But as far...
  22. your nozzles is too close to the bed.

    your nozzles is too close to the bed.
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    don't piss me off :-) We're pretty forgiving. ...

    don't piss me off :-)

    We're pretty forgiving.
    Any direct attempt to sell something that is not rapid prototyping related will be deleted.

    Other than that we tolerate most things.
  24. now this is how you lay down a first layer !...

    now this is how you lay down a first layer !
    there are 592 seperate 'links'. It's not agreat picture but every single one of those 'crescents' is a seperate part. The gaps between them are very...
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    well you can try some pet-g - i=get the the print...

    well you can try some pet-g - i=get the the print settings right and it's incredibly strong - also relatively easy to print, compared to things like polycarbonate anyway.

    Also you might want to...
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