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    it's a shame about the duet as the guy who works...

    it's a shame about the duet as the guy who works for duet is a genius engineer and would have gladly helped with all your design issues.

    So where do you get a duet clone from and what's it called...
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    Ah - so maybe exercies your left brain a little...

    Ah - so maybe exercies your left brain a little :-)

    The the video showed and experimental glass filled resin being sintered in a very expensive kiln.
    It's still experimental and still really...
  3. have you contacted flashforge ? Also $200...

    have you contacted flashforge ?

    Also $200 seems ridiculously high, can i suggest a new it dept
    In the meantime some glue and a printed chip cover might fix the issue.

    Also check to see where...
  4. most 3d printers (fdm) use standard parts. So...

    most 3d printers (fdm) use standard parts. So that's never going to be a problem.
    The vast majority are strill at the easily tinkerable stage.

    Amazon.ca has a bunch of 3d printers. Also one of...
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    like i said it's much easier to use 3d printing...

    like i said it's much easier to use 3d printing to make a mould and and mould the bugs.

    As a forward thinker and Lightworker - whatever that is :-)
    You need to learn how to use cad modelling...
  6. well you've done your homework - yes resin...

    well you've done your homework - yes resin printers come with certain issues.
    I don't think your 'laundry' room is big enough as a resin machine really needs it's own work surface, you really don't...
  7. well check out the prusa mini - half the price...

    well check out the prusa mini - half the price and actually more advanced. Slightly smaller print volume.

    As far as tough filaments goes - for most from nylon to polycarbonate, you need an...
  8. yep you need a purge wall or purge tower. These...

    yep you need a purge wall or purge tower. These are used take the excess filament from the non-working nozzle between nozzle switching.
    check the slicer - settings should be there for dual prints. ...
  9. what's a transom cap ? what is your budget ? ...

    what's a transom cap ?
    what is your budget ?
    what's the largest thing you might need to print ?
    scanners - best 'cheap' one is the scaninabox: https://www.scaninabox.com/

    But generally it's...
  10. as long as you have an aluminium bed - then it...

    as long as you have an aluminium bed - then it should be fine. You might need to boost the temps to get the edges, but aluminium conducts heat well.

    Not sure how well it would work on an all...
  11. the raptor 2 is an old machine. have a look at...

    the raptor 2 is an old machine.
    have a look at the t-rex 3 - the latest machine from vivedino/formbot.
    dual idex extruders for hassle free dual material prints, soluble supports etc.

    Yes it's...
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    also bear in mind that 3d printing as a service...

    also bear in mind that 3d printing as a service is Expensive.
    It will cost you a LOT more to have them printed than to have them moulded.

    Your best bet is to keep looking, there are hundreds of...
  13. lol well that didn't last long. no form there...

    lol well that didn't last long.
    no form there :-)
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    see - he never denied the car thing ;-) lol

    see - he never denied the car thing ;-) lol
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    lol yep sorry - forgot it was your thread, got...

    lol yep sorry - forgot it was your thread, got side tracked.
    Basically a machine that's been in a box for 2 years no longer has a warranty - so play with it :-)
  16. yep standard nozzle is 0.4mm. To print 0.2mm...

    yep standard nozzle is 0.4mm.
    To print 0.2mm you'll actually need a 0.15mm nozzle.
    Simplify 3d will let you use the layer settings you want - not sure about any other slicer.
  17. then that's a puzzler :-(

    then that's a puzzler :-(
  18. Hmm sounds like the bed's not perfectly level. ...

    Hmm sounds like the bed's not perfectly level.
    Or your first layer speed is too fast, or your starting z-gap is too large, or the magnetic mats just aren't that sticky.

    Get some dimafix. I find...
  19. cool - I know the cr 10 pro does have dual z...

    cool - I know the cr 10 pro does have dual z motors, does it have a direct drive extruder ?

    And the ones I saw at tct last year were solid looking machines. I'm just wary about anything made by...
  20. use openscad. Most online design tools will...

    use openscad.

    Most online design tools will tell you in the T&C whether they share your designs or not. As far as I know most do not.
    But xyz are a chinese company and they tend to regard...
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    lol - the actual answer then is: buy a bog...

    lol - the actual answer then is: buy a bog standard nema 17 1.8 stepper motor as a direct, drop in replacement :-)

    Honestly if you took your car to autowhiz with a busted shock, he'd replace the...
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    well glass 3d printing is still expensive and in...

    well glass 3d printing is still expensive and in it's infancy.
    What you could do is to make a model ladybird, then make a clay mould from it and use the mould to make your glass ladybirds :-)

    or...
  23. what is the point ? It won't make the resin...

    what is the point ?

    It won't make the resin stronger and unless really really fine powder it'll just settle to the bottom of the resin.

    I don't see any practical usage for this.

    Also the...
  24. can't yhink f any issues.

    can't yhink f any issues.
  25. never measured, but around 0.1-0.2mm would seem...

    never measured, but around 0.1-0.2mm would seem about right.
    I use 90gsm paper.

    Sounds like your bltouch might not be fitted right, can you adjust how it's fixed to the print head.

    Got my...
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