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    Have you tired a skirt with about 7 outlines a 2...

    Have you tired a skirt with about 7 outlines a 2 layers .03 from the part?
  2. Go for it! The great thing about 3D design and...

    Go for it! The great thing about 3D design and fabrication is you can do things like this for little to no cost. You will probably get very frustrated with the software trying to figure out how to...
  3. This is what I would call normal for FFF .. It...

    This is what I would call normal for FFF .. It isn't injection molding..

    Totally different printer and Simplified 3d slicer.. can I do a zhop to reduce this, yes but it will slow down my print...
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    Sounds like a plan! Please keep us in the loop as...

    Sounds like a plan! Please keep us in the loop as you progress.
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    I know nothing of your slicer or printer, but is...

    I know nothing of your slicer or printer, but is there some reason you don't just flip the model to lay flat on the bed and then there is no need for support?
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    I think as you learn how 3d fabrication works you...

    I think as you learn how 3d fabrication works you will realize what you can and can not do within reason. But first you must learn to; Sit up, crawl, stand, walk, then you can run..
  7. Your print bed is 8 feet long?? or 8 inches long?...

    Your print bed is 8 feet long?? or 8 inches long? Google 3D printing Filament type and usage..
  8. I do feel like this is a bot posting.. but .....

    I do feel like this is a bot posting.. but ..
    Oak, Poplar, Walnut, Birch .. I don't like soft woods so no Pine.. Metal is also a good medium for shelving.
  9. Thread: recovery TPU

    by airscapes
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    A food dehydrator is what i use. Not sure what...

    A food dehydrator is what i use. Not sure what kind of TPU you have, but when I first started using the Ninjaflex TPU I asked their support about humidity and they told me it does not affect the...
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    I have never used painters tape so I have no idea...

    I have never used painters tape so I have no idea if it sticks to it. I do know it sticks to clean glass and https://www.makergear.com/products/polyimide with a bed temp of 70-80 C
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    sounds like it is printing way to high off the...

    sounds like it is printing way to high off the bed. I have no idea how your machines manufacture tells you to set the initial starting height but it must be correct for petg to print well. I use...
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    This is a printer specific question as what works...

    This is a printer specific question as what works for my printer will not work for yours. From your description it is not the bed level but the starting height that need to be addressed. Yes the...
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    PETG likes 245 and you have to have your starting...

    PETG likes 245 and you have to have your starting height and extrusion multiplier correct other wise you end up with brittle parts or over stringy parts. After my normal 2 walled square to check...
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    Check out makergears offings.. they have...

    Check out makergears offings.. they have independent dual options, build volume is 8x10x8, Made in the USA
    https://www.makergear.com/
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    Let me know if you find it.. I use Onshape and...

    Let me know if you find it.. I use Onshape and the other popular free license product that is cloud based is fusion 360. Unfortunately they are full fledged CAD programs that are not simple to use.....
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    You know, I am still not sure I gave you the...

    You know, I am still not sure I gave you the advice you were looking for.. can you post a picture of you lid design with letters?
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    Yes you are not removing you are adding .. so you...

    Yes you are not removing you are adding .. so you have to build on top of something and if your part has thing with nothing under them then the slicer has to build some support under that area.. You...
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    typing a how-to rather than a video.. what an...

    typing a how-to rather than a video.. what an ancient but much more effective manner of communication technical data.. :-)
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    have you looked at the octprint website.. I can't...

    have you looked at the octprint website.. I can't help, I took the easy way out and used a monitor keyboard and mouse with the pi 3B+
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    The slicer can create support to allow for things...

    The slicer can create support to allow for things with over hangs. Normally you try and design the parts so this is not needed if you can.. Not sure what your lid looks like but you would want to...
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    if you only need a few words, search "Letter and...

    if you only need a few words, search "Letter and numbers" there may be some out there.. Then print what you need and glue them on.. Learning the CAD software is definitely a requirement if you want...
  22. Thread: Newbie help

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    Can not help you with your printer choice but you...

    Can not help you with your printer choice but you will surely need a duel extruder so you can print with dissoluble supports. Also you do realize that there is a lot of post processing of parts to...
  23. Making money implies that the cost of the...

    Making money implies that the cost of the facility cost (rent), design time, equipment, power used, material used, your set up time, machine run time, post print clean up time, packing and shipping...
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    No I have not tried to heat that tap.. The...

    No I have not tried to heat that tap.. The results were better with the 910 than the 645. I have also printed in PETG and will probably also do ABS. There is no mechanical reason to use nylon for...
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    Could not attach from advance edit.. so back to...

    Could not attach from advance edit.. so back to basics..
    Both the barrel and jig are 645 Nylon. The barrel is a stop that will slide over a rod and is printed 100% solid. The hole in the side...
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