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  1. I'm happy to be helpful. I appreciate seeing the...

    I'm happy to be helpful. I appreciate seeing the results too.
  2. The STL file was very helpful. When I imported it...

    The STL file was very helpful. When I imported it with Meshmixer, the entire cube was presented as individual components. For example, the square dot at the bottom of the question marks were not...
  3. Consider to attach the .OBJ or .STL file for...

    Consider to attach the .OBJ or .STL file for better examination. Blender has problems sometimes with creating models that can be 3D printed. Also you may want to investigate the 3D toolkit feature in...
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    The link you provided says not available, but I...

    The link you provided says not available, but I suspect that you are a non-USA buyer and the stuff doesn't ship here. On the flip side, I suspect that the stuff I linked was USA only. I don't see any...
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    The wash and cure is very important. The wash...

    The wash and cure is very important. The wash part removes the resin, which should not contact the skin. The curing is important, too, as the resin is only partially cured by the lamps which create...
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    I've owned an anycubic printer, but have...

    I've owned an anycubic printer, but have forgotten which model. The line of products are generally of decent quality.

    I've printed items using "Strong" resin which also happened to be flexible...
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    The fumes from a resin printer represent a...

    The fumes from a resin printer represent a serious health risk. One should have substantial airflow to cause the fumes to exit the work area, and one should also consider a respirator that handles...
  8. People might consider me to be a Prusa fanboy,...

    People might consider me to be a Prusa fanboy, but my experience is a few years old. The local public library purchased without advisories a Cube 3 printer. At the start, it was a pretty good choice,...
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    Be sure to take into consideration the mass...

    Be sure to take into consideration the mass change if you move from a belt to a chain. The weight of the belt is going to be far less than a metal chain. The weight of the chain is going to reduce...
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    From what I see online, it's a resin printer....

    From what I see online, it's a resin printer. Take seriously the health considerations when using. The vapors from the resin can damage your lungs. The worst aspect of this is that it takes time to...
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    Yes, that's why I suggested it's not THE answer.

    Yes, that's why I suggested it's not THE answer.
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    Fresh out of the box a spool of filament can...

    Fresh out of the box a spool of filament can contain excessive moisture, yes.
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    It's not necessarily THE answer, but ensure that...

    It's not necessarily THE answer, but ensure that your filament is dry. PETG absorbs moisture and can cause so many unusual problems when printing. The before and after photos on the internet are...
  14. How to best salvage off-spec filament? 2.85 mm measures to 2.97 !

    I thought I had grabbed a great deal from the local Craigslist. My printer uses 2.85 mm filament through Bowden tubes and I've recently discovered that the stuff is nearly 3 mm and some of it...
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    Research shows that you have a Creatbot R3D Dash...

    Research shows that you have a Creatbot R3D Dash printer. It appears that the manufacture date is just prior to another company taking over the name, if not outright purchasing the original company....
  16. If you take sufficient quantity of photos from...

    If you take sufficient quantity of photos from all angles, you can use photogrammetry to create a mesh and an exported .OBJ file from which to create your models. Ideally, you'll have a specific...
  17. Fusion 360 has a free hobbyist version. It's only...

    Fusion 360 has a free hobbyist version. It's only slightly limited, especially for new modelers and requires that you renew annually, but free is a good price. Tons of tutorials on the interweb to...
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    It is indeed known the correct method of assembly...

    It is indeed known the correct method of assembly for a nozzle/hot end/heat break/heat sink.

    In order to ensure that the heat break is properly sealed to the nozzle, the nozzle should be threaded...
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    Now that I'm awake, I used Fusion 360 to import...

    Now that I'm awake, I used Fusion 360 to import both meshes, used Mesh/Modify/Combine and created the attached file. It passes Meshmixer's Inspector.

    Hope this is what you wanted. If not, let me...
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    Okay, that was WRONG. You're asking for the...

    Okay, that was WRONG. You're asking for the difference and I did a combine. Sheesh. I'll get back on it in the morning.
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    I selected the Queen component, then performed a...

    I selected the Queen component, then performed a plane cut and aligned the cutting plane to the monolith. On execution, I selected both components and performed Combine. The result is attached. There...
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    Rather than firing up F360 again, I loaded the...

    Rather than firing up F360 again, I loaded the full STL into Meshmixer and did a "separate shells" then exported each letter to its own file, attached for your viewing pleasure. It's very likely your...
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    I confirmed that I have Microgramma D Bold...

    I confirmed that I have Microgramma D Bold Extended typeface installed in my computer. I then started Fusion 360 and started a new sketch on the x/y plane. Selecting Create>Text and dragging out a...
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    Montana chalk spray (https://a.co/d/a0hQAE0) (and...

    Montana chalk spray (and others) are on Amazon with various colors from which to choose. White is the most common selection, for best reflectivity. The ad copy for this product states that it washes...
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    TGFT, (may I call you TGFT?), without a clear...

    TGFT, (may I call you TGFT?), without a clear analysis of the failure mode, one can only make a guess. The photos of the character exhibit specular reflections. The bright dots on the surface can...
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