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    CORRECTION I have just printed the out line and...

    CORRECTION I have just printed the out line and it can JUST be fitted diagonally on an Ender 3 pro bed !
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    The only way these files could be printed on a...

    The only way these files could be printed on a simple FDM printer is with the "flat" side down and there might be problems with the grooves on what is now the under side which might need some post...
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    Is the model warping of the print bed.??

    Is the model warping of the print bed.??
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    PS by doing our own 3d printing we reduced...

    PS by doing our own 3d printing we reduced prototyping delays hugely and saves the bureau cost which was running at £60 to£100 a week.
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    It all depends, as someone above has said by why...

    It all depends, as someone above has said by why you want to be involved in 3d printing? If it's for a hobby if you get pleasurer out of it it's worth whay your prepared to spend on it! If your...
  6. Not always a factory sometimes Chinese Charlie's...

    Not always a factory sometimes Chinese Charlie's shed if some of the things I have had from there are to go by!
    But it's a genuine shed.
  7. here is an example this was made of PET-G and is...

    here is an example this was made of PET-G and is 75mm overall and 12mm high wall thickness 2mm at base tapering to 0.8mm at cutting edge used 5.5grm and about 30min build time.
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  8. Hi CA I understand your point of view !

    Hi CA I understand your point of view !
  9. To make my view clear about the Ender 3 pro I...

    To make my view clear about the Ender 3 pro I bought 1 a year ago at the beginning of lock down incase there were issues with getting 3d printed parts made by the SLS bureau we were spending up to...
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    Hi David I have just had the chance to read the...

    Hi David I have just had the chance to read the installation instruction for your machine I think the second stage of bed leveling is calibrating the auto leveling system so it is the first stage...
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    At this stage the only thing left to do is to...

    At this stage the only thing left to do is to swap the hot ends over between the working and the faulty machine or buy a brand new hot end complete and fit it. If that dosn't work I guess you are...
  12. Either would be easy to make with an ender 3 but...

    Either would be easy to make with an ender 3 but a little tweeking would help for instance 1 mm walls would help with a taper not a step. Creality do make an enclosure for the Ender 3 but it is a...
  13. Almost any filament 3d printer will cover your...

    Almost any filament 3d printer will cover your requirements except the enclosure which is un-necessary for some materials like PLA. I bought a Ender 3 pro a year ago for professional use and though...
  14. That's normal just pull it forward after it stops...

    That's normal just pull it forward after it stops beware it could be hot!!
  15. Could it be main board going intermittent due to...

    Could it be main board going intermittent due to over heating ?
  16. yes more trouble than they are worth get a flat...

    yes more trouble than they are worth get a flat glass plate and no need for level error mapping
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    yes that is what you do so a guess its 2 thou...

    yes that is what you do so a guess its 2 thou gauge and the size has been lost in the translation from Chinese. For ref heavy duty cooking foil is 0.02mm so very thin. Aside from that 2 Thou would...
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    Yes more or less I haven't had a chance to look...

    Yes more or less I haven't had a chance to look at the video but are you sure he said 0.02 mm not 2 thousandth of an inch called 2mil in usa which is the normal min level setting equivalent to ...
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    with an ender 3 I set the nozzle above the bed at...

    with an ender 3 I set the nozzle above the bed at 3 thousandth of an inch or 0.075mm max 2thou 0.05mm minimum height so I think you are 2 to 3 times too high
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    Hi Thanks for the info. I normally print PLA at...

    Hi Thanks for the info. I normally print PLA at at latest 220 and on an Ender 3 pro 70mm/S on a 0.4mm dia nozzle and 0.4mm line width.
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    I assume you mean 0.2 layer height not line...

    I assume you mean 0.2 layer height not line width.
    Extrusion flow can be adjusted in the CURA slicer. I don't think the Capricorn bowden tube will make much difference to extruder vol. Extruder...
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    Glass beds are better because they are flatter! ...

    Glass beds are better because they are flatter! I use a glass bed but clamp a 1mm thick piece of Tufnol (garalite ) to it as the actual print surface and use that for all the materials I use except...
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    You don't say what material you are using but...

    You don't say what material you are using but your photographs look like bed adhesion problems! Some materials stick to the bed plate better than others. If let us know the material and brand we...
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    Test your bed flatness by doing the paper test...

    Test your bed flatness by doing the paper test you do at each corner to set the bed height and levelness at the centre the grip on the paper should feel the same at the centre as at each corner.
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    Basicly you ask do I do it myself Having been a...

    Basicly you ask do I do it myself Having been a design engineer for more than 50 years now into my dotage I think I have been asked this question a million times and I don't think there is an easy...
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