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    Yeah I still can't break this on the bottom, I...

    Yeah I still can't break this on the bottom, I did some stuff with the same old filament after it had sat out for a few weeks (several days of which were raining) and it was useless. Could crumble...
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    PETG dry vs ‘wet’

    So I have been fighting with printing PETG on my FFCP for about 4 months... finally think I’m on to something. Fresh out of the vacuum sealed package from matterhackers is on the bottom... about 25%...
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    There, figured out the photo upload. But posted...

    There, figured out the photo upload. But posted in reverse, the broken one is second, the new 6061 bracket is in the machine, posted first.
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    Found the culprit! The little bracket on the...

    Found the culprit! The little bracket on the stepper motor is made of injection molded plastic, with brass threaded inserts where the bolts go. The plastic around the threaded inserts were cracked,...
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    FFCP travel off in Y axis

    So... finally got my FFCP functioning again, making a small test part, and my test part is supposed to be a 1" x 1" square block, .5" tall, with a countersink style void in the bottom, 45 degree...
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    Well, just as an experiment, I removed the...

    Well, just as an experiment, I removed the extruders from the carriage, and hung them over the top of the machine, near the door to the enclosure (with the enclosure top removed) and ran a test part...
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    FFCP Tool 1 Failure!

    So I've had my FFCP for several months now, and I've taken the extruders partially apart a few times to clear jams, etc. It is all stock, no mods, firmware is Sailfish. I print mostly with PETG at...
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    Yeah that is what I am quickly realizing. Since...

    Yeah that is what I am quickly realizing. Since swapping to sailfish it is much better, but it won't read the .gcode file format as put out by slic3r, and I can't seem to get it to save as .x3g like...
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    The firmware swap to Sailfish really helped speed...

    The firmware swap to Sailfish really helped speed up the printer. It is working way better now.
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    My RepG only has three types of skeinforge as the...

    My RepG only has three types of skeinforge as the options, but I downloaded direct from slic3r the latest version and it looks like I can just use it directly to write gcode, and with TONS of...
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    Well I got ReplicatorG to connect and upload the...

    Well I got ReplicatorG to connect and upload the sailfish firmware to my printer, but now trying to use ReplicatorG to slice the model and I keep getting an error message, that says 'could not run...
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    Well that brings up a new problem, ReplicatorG...

    Well that brings up a new problem, ReplicatorG isn't connecting. I manually set it to Com4, which is where my control panel says the printer is located, but in ReplicatorG it still says 'Not...
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    After doing some research I have downloaded...

    After doing some research I have downloaded replicatorg and sailfish and will try switching the firmware to sailfish and see if that helps at all. It works quite well doing PLA parts aside from the...
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    Yes, I'm using flashprint and have it set to FF...

    Yes, I'm using flashprint and have it set to FF Creator Pro, which is my model. Where do I find the firmware updates? FF website just has 'download the latest software for your device' link.
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    Yeah I definitely think the speed adjustment at...

    Yeah I definitely think the speed adjustment at the printer is a firmware issue, but strangely enough it is running the latest driver update. I will look into the factory reset idea. Yeah the slicer...
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    FlashPrint grossly underestimating time?

    Hi all, I recently purchased a FF Creator Pro, and it seems to be working quite well, mostly PLA (at 185/50) but I'm experimenting with PETG (245/50) a bit too. I'm just curious if anyone else has...
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