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    well it looks like a spambot. See if it posts...

    well it looks like a spambot.
    See if it posts again :-)
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    those are all on thingiverse.

    those are all on thingiverse.
  3. Never had humidity issues. Just lucky I guess, ...

    Never had humidity issues.
    Just lucky I guess,
    that said in winter my workshop can drop as low as 11c and hit over 30c in summer.
    But there's plenty of air througput and that seem to keep the...
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    easier to use, better laid out, not designed for...

    easier to use, better laid out, not designed for 3mm filament and just a lot easier to find settings.

    Cura was okay up to about version 13, then they had a total reboot, started the numbers from...
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    try prusaslicer instead - cura is the least user...

    try prusaslicer instead - cura is the least user frinedly slicer there is. In prusa slicer it's here:
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    I don't give cura disc room on my computers :-)
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    so the extruder arm moves on a track and the bed...

    so the extruder arm moves on a track and the bed stays still ?

    I guess that's both simpler than moving the bed and potentially more complex to make the crane move exactly parellel to the bed. ...
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    to make a mould watertight - you need to print it...

    to make a mould watertight - you need to print it solid. Now with most slicers 100% infill is NOT solid. usually you need to tick a box in the slicer that adds a solid diaphragm and set it to make...
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    So print gear, make silicone mould. use mould for...

    So print gear, make silicone mould. use mould for resin.
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    Also bear in mind that angus did NOT print his...

    Also bear in mind that angus did NOT print his gears solid. he had infil. A totally soild slab of gear would be a lot stronger.
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    well some brands of pla are probably as strong as...

    well some brands of pla are probably as strong as resin, so you could just print the gears :-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtRJ4lnNAXY&t=116s Dependign on what you want to use the gears for. ...
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    the second stepper is technically the better...

    the second stepper is technically the better option.
    But the one linked with a belt is a decent option and potentially the easiest to calibrate.

    If you have a bed p;robe and have two seperate...
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    you're printing way way way way too fast and too...

    you're printing way way way way too fast and too cold and you've forgotten you have a bowden extruder.
    Try 15mm/s speed and 245c temp
    You can probably go up to 20mm/s
    and 0.2mm layer height.
    ...
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    or if you don't have a dishwasher (we got rid of...

    or if you don't have a dishwasher (we got rid of ours years ago, much simpler and faster to just wash things up the once. rather than wash and then p0ut in dishwasher :-) - just print the whole...
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    it's an ender 3 clone. so assume all relevant...

    it's an ender 3 clone.

    so assume all relevant info for ender 3's should apply.

    power wise you just need a standard pc power cable.
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    pla is the easiest to use and the most versatile....

    pla is the easiest to use and the most versatile.
    As well as one of the strongest and fastest materials to print with.

    So start with pla :-)
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    Yeah it's not a great colour scheme. You can...

    Yeah it's not a great colour scheme.

    You can install both 4.6 and 5 and use whichever you prefer for that particular print or printer.

    But there is no way to change the colour scheme yet.
    ...
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    Now that i can do :-)

    Now that i can do :-)
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    yeah smoke's never a good sign lol what is...

    yeah smoke's never a good sign lol

    what is 'RRF' ?

    RepRap Firmware - says so on the page :-)

    So what does a tmc5160 do that the previous generations don't ?

    I could look it up, but...
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    what sort of probe are you using and could this...

    what sort of probe are you using and could this be done with sensorless homing and the right stepper drivers ?
  20. the original issue is just a 'z seam' . enable...

    the original issue is just a 'z seam' .
    enable random start for all layers to get rid of that.

    what material are you printing with and what machine ?

    Also there is a thing called 'wiping'...
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    So basically alarge prusa mini style machine ? ...

    So basically alarge prusa mini style machine ?

    you do know that the only reason delta beds are round is because it's easier and gives the machine a smaller footprint.

    But as long as your base...
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    that z auto align is pretty cool. :-) what bed...

    that z auto align is pretty cool. :-)
    what bed probe are you using ?
    Or does it work with the sensorless homing ?

    Also how many spare boards have you now got ?

    I've got one of those cubes...
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    Hmm, sounds like it might be locked into idiot...

    Hmm, sounds like it might be locked into idiot mode.
    okay now I have to try it lol

    Okay.
    You can switch to 'not-an-idiot' mode when you go into the slicing options.

    Other than moving the...
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    no idea I'm using 4.6.4 It could simply be...

    no idea I'm using 4.6.4

    It could simply be that it's running in 'idiot' mode (simple)
    Try setting it to run in 'not-an-idiot' mode (advanced).

    Pretty sure it hasn't asked me if i want to...
  25. How about selene then - another name for the moon...

    How about selene then - another name for the moon goddess :-)
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