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  1. Thread: Hello again.

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    News Everybody talks about the importance of...

    Everybody talks about the importance of environment control; temperature and humidity; for a summer, it sat out in a shed near a usually open overhead door and just worked almost every time I used it.
  2. Since I had just printed something smaller...

    Since I had just printed something smaller successfully, I broke it into 4 parts and those seem to be printing ok.
  3. ABS Raft prints beautifully, but item is tangle of disconnected threads

    After my antique makerbot dual (the old wooden one) prints a beautiful raft, it starts the item, moving fast and just laying a tangle of disconnected threads. Been stuck on this for a few days after...
  4. Thread: Hello again.

    by Torby
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    News Hello again.

    I haven't posted in a long time, but I still use my found wooden MakerBot Replicator, and it usually prints whatever I design.
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    I think I got it from the sticky. Just close the...

    I think I got it from the sticky. Just close the new window that pops up to offer you a driver and malware updater.
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    Safe place to download Makerware?

    Due to a sudden computer failure, I'm getting yet another computer up and running. I have the old wooden makerbot dual extruder machine that prints .s3g files from an sd card, so I've always used...
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    Um.... You donate it to me:cool:

    Um.... You donate it to me:cool:
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    I found a whole file of settings, but nothing...

    I found a whole file of settings, but nothing about the relative positions of the two extruders.

    Wondering if I should put sailfish on this.
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    Alignment in MakerWare 2.4.0.14

    Makerware doesn't seem to know where the left nozzle is. I've done the nozzle alignment built into the printer where it prints a bunch of lines and you tell it which align better.

    Any dual...
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    I don't have a device menu. 10752

    I don't have a device menu.

    10752
  11. Thread: Oops, I missed.

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    If I print with the left extruder, I have to...

    If I print with the left extruder, I have to shift the whole works to the right a ways as "Makerware" doesn't seem to know the distance between the extruders.
  12. Thread: Oops, I missed.

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    Oops, I missed.

    My aim must not be too good these days. Need more practice:

    10649

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    The overhanging part looks to be usable.
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    She's been printing away happily for some time...

    She's been printing away happily for some time now.

    Have 19 white arms of 24.
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    Cleaned out -- Actually replaced -- her...

    Cleaned out -- Actually replaced -- her schnozzles this morning. I got 10 for 10USD at ebay. Leveled her build plate again. She seems much less petulant today.
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    Maker Bot Dual (wooden kind) in timeout

    Leeloo has her nose out-of-joint. After replacing the kapton, she made several things quite handily, then....

    Filament wouldn't feed from either extruder.

    Cleaned the "gears" on the steppers....
  16. Thread: A bird chirping?

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    Oh! I remember that bit! Today Leeloo seems to...

    Oh! I remember that bit!

    Today Leeloo seems to have her nose out of joint. She did a very nice one last night while I was gone, but since... She got her filament wrapped around the holder,...
  17. Thread: A bird chirping?

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    A bird chirping?

    I thought, "Wow, what a squeak! Something wrong with Leeloo?"

    It was a bird chirping outside my window.
  18. Thread: Kapton Oops!

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    After successfully printing a couple small tests,...

    After successfully printing a couple small tests, I tried my most troublesome part and it came out perfect. Nice new kapton.
  19. Thread: Kapton Oops!

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    My build plate is now rekaptonized. Perhaps...

    My build plate is now rekaptonized.

    Perhaps not very gracefully.
  20. Thread: Kapton Oops!

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    My purple glue stick worked pretty well this...

    My purple glue stick worked pretty well this time. I heated the bp up to 110C and just gooshed it all over.

    Small ABS print came out perfect.

    Trying a bigger one.

    I have no clue how to...
  21. Thread: Kapton Oops!

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    Hmm. Perhaps not the elmers "Washable, goes on...

    Hmm. Perhaps not the elmers "Washable, goes on purple dries clear" kind. This seems to be ABS repellent.
  22. Thread: Kapton Oops!

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    Figured out to use glue stick instead of kapton....

    Figured out to use glue stick instead of kapton.

    I don't find a setting in my slicer (makerware) for squidging. My kapton got torn up 'cause the rafts are REALLY stuck down.
  23. Thread: Kapton Oops!

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    I'll try that!

    I'll try that!
  24. Thread: Kapton Oops!

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    Kapton Oops!

    Printer has been working well since I fixed the base plate connector, but my kapton was getting all torn up. Still worked, though. So I ordered a roll.

    "Oh, good, it's here!" I paused madly making...
  25. Thread: 8GB sd card?

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    Mine barfs with a 16GB card but is happy with...

    Mine barfs with a 16GB card but is happy with 2GB. I have REALLY ancient firmware.
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