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  1. yeah that happens alot. The loading process is...

    yeah that happens alot.
    The loading process is a single continuous heat and push.
    It doesn't stop or retract - so you don't get that little chamber of molten plastic building up.

    Amazing how...
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    I mean if you can still get wamhao printers -...

    I mean if you can still get wamhao printers - they are excellent.
    I just haven't seen one for sale for quite some time now.

    I can't in all conscience recommend creality products.

    Okay so...
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    lol if you can get them the wanhao machines are...

    lol
    if you can get them the wanhao machines are vastly superior to the creality junk.

    Mind you I haven't seen a wanhao printer crop up in any of my recent searches.

    Can you get qidi machines...
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    it's down to the infill settings in the slicer. ...

    it's down to the infill settings in the slicer.
    You need 'gap fill' switched on.

    No idea if cura has gap fill - but it ought to :-)
  5. https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1619/4791/files/...

    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1619/4791/files/3_04_b877367c-0bdb-442f-a96a-2a96af57c2a9.jpg?v=1576230996

    Board with duck :-)
    Also just checked the board firmware - it's got marlin 2.05 on it....
  6. Ah - extra cheese :-) The mini delta's are...

    Ah - extra cheese :-)

    The mini delta's are really noisy - but I don't think it's the board or the motors. Just seems to make lots of noise lol

    BTT do have an awful lot of different boards -...
  7. Ah - extra cheese :-) The mini delta's are...

    Ah - extra cheese :-)

    The mini delta's are really noisy - but I don't think it's the board or the motors. Just seems to make lots of noise lol

    They do have an awful lot of different boards -...
  8. I've printed gears that were 3mm across and 1mm...

    I've printed gears that were 3mm across and 1mm thick on a standard 0.4mm nozzle.
    With a 0.25mm nozzle I've made stuff even smaller.

    But generally, what davo said :-)
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    well, the electronics doesn't make that much...

    well, the electronics doesn't make that much difference.
    And while it can be a real PITA to sort firmware - better boards and stepper drivers are cheap and easily available.
    The mechanics and...
  10. what I have been doing recently is running prints...

    what I have been doing recently is running prints at 0.1mm layer height and 150mm/s on the he3d delta.

    In the three years I've had it - it never occured to me to try that before the last couple...
  11. get a self adhesive sheet of PEI. things stick...

    get a self adhesive sheet of PEI.
    things stick when hot and come off when cool.
    No glue needed :-)

    If you want glue. Then dimafix is the best I've ever used, magigoo is also very good - just...
  12. Bigtreetech - colour me impressed !

    I ordered a skr 1.4 turbo board and a 3.5 inch touch screen with some a4988 drivers, two weeks ago to the day ! ...
  13. we get a lot of posts like this. The clue is in...

    we get a lot of posts like this. The clue is in your first sentence:

    It sounds like your metal insert doesn't go all the way to the top of the nozzle.
    this creates a chamber where plastic...
  14. make it yourself :-)

    make it yourself :-)
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    1) no :-) In fact keep abs away from uv - it...

    1) no :-) In fact keep abs away from uv - it doesn't like it.
    2) my only advice on ender 3's is to NEVER buy one. Other than that watch any of the several million videos on youtube on how to totally...
  16. with some displays you have to first find and...

    with some displays you have to first find and download a set of 'driver' files to IDE before it will properly identify the screen.
    Given the non standard attachment ribbon the robin nano uses for...
  17. One or more of your endstops is either in the...

    One or more of your endstops is either in the wrong place, plugged into the wrong socket or possibly just faulty.
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    DO NOT BUY AN ENDER 3 It is a fundamentally...

    DO NOT BUY AN ENDER 3

    It is a fundamentally flawed design.

    If you want a decent I3 - by which I mean with the riginal Prusa design features that creality dispensed with.
    Then a monoprice...
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    yes - reallly really small parts :-) Although...

    yes - reallly really small parts :-)
    Although having read a lot recently about the toxicity of resin - I'd be damned if I'd ever wear a helmet made of the stuff !
  20. sounds like the print came free midway through...

    sounds like the print came free midway through the print.
    for pla I always use 65c bed temp.
    Could be that the temp is not staying stable throughout the entire print.

    Check all your cables...
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    so he used about $250,000 worth of printers and...

    so he used about $250,000 worth of printers and at the time of the article he had NOT coated it with a biocompatible layer.
    So after all that - it wasn't even useable.

    This is not
    1) mainstream...
  22. the next thing you want to do is get a self...

    the next thing you want to do is get a self adhesive sheet of PEI. 220x220 should fit nicely - after you cut it to size :-)
    About $10

    Once you've got that - you won't need any glue or hairspray...
  23. Oh hell no - NOT cura ! 1) it's crap 2) it...

    Oh hell no - NOT cura !
    1) it's crap
    2) it won't work :-)
    Your machine uses x3g files NOT raw g-code.
    You want Flashprint
    During install, tell it you have a creator pro.
    It's a great slicer,...
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    between anycubic and tevo - I'd go for anycubic. ...

    between anycubic and tevo - I'd go for anycubic.
    Simply because after a promising start - tevo have jumped on the creality bandwagon and now only make crippled i3's
    Mind you the little monster is...
  25. yep that makes sense :-)

    yep that makes sense :-)
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