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  1. well as it turns out - despite what it said on...

    well as it turns out - despite what it said on amazon, they sent me a v1.2
    So that's good. Even if i don't have to change it today, it's always good to have a spare of something they don't make...
  2. filing the nozzle down would have been the...

    filing the nozzle down would have been the simplest and quickest.
    Any pound shop will sell you a file capable of doing the job, if you don't already have some.

    And don't be so sure it's NOT a...
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    link does not work. So, no idea on specifics,...

    link does not work.
    So, no idea on specifics, but yes no doubt you can make your own :-)
  4. well I made a new clip - 'cos you know I've got...

    well I made a new clip - 'cos you know I've got some 3d printers and it occurred to me - belatedly - that I could lol.
    I've made much smaller items in the past.

    So now I have a pure white...
  5. anyone ever had a touchscreen that stopped 'touching' ?

    Switched saffy on today and the touchscreen no longer 'touches'.
    Display is fine and if i change the temp via simplify3d control panel - it shows up on the screen.

    So it's just the touch...
  6. How thick are the walls of the cylinder ? And...

    How thick are the walls of the cylinder ?
    And is the shift where that interior layer starts.
    And is that the top or the bottom of the model as you print it ?

    It could simply be a design issue....
  7. have you changed the filament spool ? I have...

    have you changed the filament spool ?

    I have arule that if one roll of filametn clogs more than once i throw it away.
    Or you could send it back I suppose.

    I had some amazing silver/grey pla...
  8. there are many many materials that are 100%...

    there are many many materials that are 100% impervious to light.

    Light wavicles are quite large and are deflected by a huge variety of materials.

    You must be thinking of a different type of...
  9. machine type, prnter settings would help. As...

    machine type, prnter settings would help.

    As would pictures :-)

    Could be anything from a problem with the actual model to layer shift caused by something.

    The more information you give us,...
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    yeah it's a32bit board. So just sucks the...

    yeah it's a32bit board. So just sucks the firmware files off an sdcard.

    You do not have to install a bootloader :-)
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    toes not so much - but inquisitive noses....

    toes not so much - but inquisitive noses. probably :-)

    It's a bright thing at cat head level, with slightly moving bits of the picture.

    All custom made to attract a curious animals attention. ...
  12. well if you already know what it's not - why ask...

    well if you already know what it's not - why ask ?

    Have you tried printing the file a lot smaller ? say 25%
    That way you should be able to rule out the file and usb connection.

    Also we know...
  13. try printing off the sdcard. It's the besy way...

    try printing off the sdcard.
    It's the besy way for any print over about 10 minutes anyway.

    What operating system are you using ?

    (looks at file)
    that's a solid cube with a few holes in it....
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    given that the printbed on the d9 travels...

    given that the printbed on the d9 travels vertically and the printhead just does x&y there is no logical reason for problems at a certain height.

    It could be pid fluctuations - I had that very...
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    just resize it in the slicer :-)

    just resize it in the slicer :-)
  16. Hmm, on an i3 it wouild be a misalignment in the...

    Hmm, on an i3 it wouild be a misalignment in the z-axis screws or extruder carriage that causes it to swing in and out as it travels vertically.

    That looks like what is happening here.

    If you...
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    I believe the creative commons licence that most...

    I believe the creative commons licence that most 'free' models have allows for the sale of the printed item.
    Just not commercilisation of the stl file.

    You could also argue that once you've...
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    changing the bed size in the slicer should be...

    changing the bed size in the slicer should be sufficient.

    But you can reflash the firmware with the new bed sie in the config.txt file to embed it in the firmware.
    ...
  19. clogged nozzle most likely. Even the best...

    clogged nozzle most likely. Even the best filament can have the occasional bit of crap fall into the vat during manufacture.
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    well your settings are nearly identical to mine,...

    well your settings are nearly identical to mine, I print a bit faster (60mm/s) but then I print faster than most people anyway.

    245c is what I've ended up with. You get a little more stringing,...
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    it's also at cat level and kid level. So, you...

    it's also at cat level and kid level.
    So, you know - not ideal.
  22. can you upload the stl ? And what slicer are...

    can you upload the stl ?
    And what slicer are you using ?

    It could simply be either a flaw in the actul model or in the slicing.
    Also have you either tried a new sd card or done a full format...
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    to be fair reporting spam is - for me anyway -...

    to be fair reporting spam is - for me anyway - pointless.

    My first 10-30 minutes here every visit, is going through the sections and removing everything I can find.

    So I don't take any notice...
  24. Ah right - makerselect. Okay so proper prusa...

    Ah right - makerselect.
    Okay so proper prusa design i3.
    Nice machines.

    It's a Direct drive gambo.
    So not a tube issue.

    Have you checked the grubscrews on the extruder drive gear ?

    I...
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    The cheaper extruder looks identical to mine -...

    The cheaper extruder looks identical to mine - awful design - for non-stiff filaments, great for everything else.
    Where the drive shaft goes smooth to the right of the filament groove, should have...
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