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    If it makes you feel any better, the olo printer...

    If it makes you feel any better, the olo printer is gaining fame on KS for the company's lack of interaction with their backers. It's likely that they won't deliver for years to come either.
  2. i use the right one almost exclusively. I can't...

    i use the right one almost exclusively. I can't recall if the left one did it, but i'll certainly try it when i get home.

    Even if the left works, i'd like to figure out what's wrong with the right...
  3. MB 2x, ninja flex, and general extrusion issues

    hi guys, i have a makerbot 2x and a folgertech prusa and, quite honestly, the makerbot's been constantly giving me issues. Very rarely will the 2x give me a problem free print.

    I usually print ABS...
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    harpo, when you get a chance, would you mind...

    harpo, when you get a chance, would you mind posting some print pics?

    I wouldn't mind seing some small detailed items with sharp edges, as everything on the Peachy website is heavily organic.
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    On the plus side, $120 (including shipping) isn't...

    On the plus side, $120 (including shipping) isn't the biggest loss and, in many cases, worth the risk. While delays are always to be expected with R&D and manufacturing (not just at a kickstarter...
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    I will probably ruffle some feathers by saying...

    I will probably ruffle some feathers by saying this but, in the time it's taking the Peachy Printer to be released, there are several other 100$ printer projects popping up. The novelty of being the...
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    I tried getting the commutator and brushes...

    lol - like a reprap printer: 'well it's self replicating apart from: rods, electronics, cables, motors, extruders etc'.[/QUOTE]

    I tried getting the commutator and brushes printed, but they're...
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    electric motor for toys cars and other things

    Hello 3dprintboard.

    Some time ago, I decided to CAD up all the components of a toy motor that I frequently use in small scale cars. It was primarily just a 3d modeling exercise for my portfolio to...
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    it looks really nice. Could we get a shot of the...

    it looks really nice. Could we get a shot of the close up details, such as the fins or the mouth?
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    i'm not sure what the problem is, i don't think...

    i'm not sure what the problem is, i don't think it's your files. I loaded them just fine and sliced them. I have to say though, it did take a while to slice them and the parts say they would take 6...
  11. had first layer set at 20, so i tried lowering it...

    had first layer set at 20, so i tried lowering it to 15 but it does not help. I'm printing at 0.1, often 0.05, so it's having problems extruding the filament so close to the plate. I leveled it...
  12. Makerbot Desktop - Mirror and First Layer Height

    I very much like MB Desktop. It's very intuitive and easy to work with. Unfortunately, i can't find 2 tools which would really make my life easier: mirror function and first layer height.

    I can...
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    That did it. Thank you! ...

    That did it. Thank you!

    http://oi57.tinypic.com/2mhahia.jpg

    I have other small concerns i'd like to ask about, but i will open a new thread with the appropriate title, so it will be easier to...
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    cura/repetier for the prusa, makerbot desktop for...

    cura/repetier for the prusa, makerbot desktop for the rep 2X.
    I was also using makerbot desktop with the old replicator 2, and as you can see from the wheel pic, it was giving me better results.
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    It's 12:30 and i'm a little tired. I took many...

    It's 12:30 and i'm a little tired. I took many pictures, as I put in 6 hours worth of small test prints. I'll upload just 3 for now to showcase a concerning issue i'm having.

    For all the prints,...
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    I apologize in the delay of updates. I was a bit...

    I apologize in the delay of updates. I was a bit busy last night, but i did squeeze in the adjustments. Unfortunately, I didn't succeed in getting any test prints done. I will be doing that after...
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    Thank you for your quick responses. Once i get...

    Thank you for your quick responses.

    Once i get home from work, i'll take a look at the pulleys/belts/gantry and report back.
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    MB 2X Circles aren't round

    Got my 2X in the mail today. Set it up and did some test prints. I'm familiar with Makerbots from using a Rep 2 a few years ago and i also own a Folgertech Prusa I3 with a similar problem to what i'm...
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    I'm glad someone else is finally doing this too...

    I'm glad someone else is finally doing this too :) I started 3d printing mini4wd parts back in 2013 as a means of familiarizing myself more with the 3d printing industry. We had a nice Eden Objet...
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    i would have spared the dress one. That wasn't of...

    i would have spared the dress one. That wasn't of any particular importance.
  21. great...that's all we need...an easier way for...

    great...that's all we need...an easier way for everyone to be high all the time...
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    from ebay. I was attracted by the free shipping...

    from ebay. I was attracted by the free shipping which doesn't seem to be free if you purchase from the website.

    I'm on solidworks right now preparing a couple models to test print and find out the...
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    I guess i could print one out :)

    I guess i could print one out :)
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    Hey, I can't offer any suggestions, but i just...

    Hey,

    I can't offer any suggestions, but i just wanted to share that i purchased the same Folgers Aluminum 2020 Prusa, just today! I should have mine by July 3. From what i've read, it definitely...
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    Used solidworks for both job-related 3d printing...

    Used solidworks for both job-related 3d printing and personal 3d printing. Currently using Creo 2.0 at work, but I definitely prefer using solidworks.
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