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    so what;s wrong with a tried and tested system...

    so what;s wrong with a tried and tested system that we know works ?

    There are definite design issues with a one tooth setup.

    Nothing is centred, so either the large gear runs in an eliptical...
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    betcha a melton mowbray pork pie, it's not...

    betcha a melton mowbray pork pie, it's not practical and won't work under any kind of load :-)
    lots of torque and 3d printed plastic =- not a great combination.

    what's wrong with the one I...
  3. Hmm, a 4 foot long belt is going to struggle....

    Hmm, a 4 foot long belt is going to struggle.
    Makes a lot more sense to have a motor each end with much shorter belts.

    You're going to need big arse motors anyway.

    20watt 12v psu ? Not a...
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    okay, you do appear to be somewhat obsessed with...

    okay, you do appear to be somewhat obsessed with this.

    The 10:1 thingiverse file would work and be easy to make.

    But the single tooth system you want would not work or be practical in anyway...
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    could be the model - but it's an ender 3 - so...

    could be the model - but it's an ender 3 - so could also be just about anything else.

    Bed not level, bowden tube at a bad angle, gantry sticking or not level etc
    Looks like the dodgy print is at...
  6. nope it's something I object to on ALL platforms....

    nope it's something I object to on ALL platforms.

    It's usually used as a way to push things at you that you don't necessarily want but the platform owner wants you to see.

    The very worst is...
  7. tricky one. Some of the better i3's come in...

    tricky one.
    Some of the better i3's come in large pre-assembled chunks. So yes you could dissassembly them. But the more you do the more you risk damaginf the wiring and connections.

    Have you...
  8. I answered with a 1 for the question: ') If the...

    I answered with a 1 for the question: ') If the platform offers me search requests tailored to my interests, I will be excited'
    As I have yet to come across an algorithm that does this correctly....
  9. good design :-)

    good design :-)
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    well creality are cheap and can be problematic,...

    well creality are cheap and can be problematic, makerbot are massively overpriced and in recent years have been hampered by lots and lots of problems with their extruders. Also making machines...
  11. also it would make sense to make a mould in 2...

    also it would make sense to make a mould in 2 parts.
    one the cape and one the figure and/or pedastal.

    Look online about how to make a silicon mould. Fairly simple, and once you've got one you...
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    have you seen the lightning sand sculptures ? ...

    have you seen the lightning sand sculptures ?

    So simple even you could do it ;-)
    You pound metal spikes into the sand and wait till lightning hits them, then dig out the 'sculpture' attached to...
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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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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. ...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  25. lol well that didn't last long. no form there...

    lol well that didn't last long.
    no form there :-)
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