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    Gecko Tek

    Oh ya. Good-Bye 3m blue tape. Check out this new build surface I am using..




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    Here is a link to their website if anybody else is interested: https://www.geckotek.co/

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    Had enough left over from the piece I bought for the 300x200 bed to cover my old monoprice select mini..

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    doesn't last very long.
    Other than that, probably quite good. there's some decent surfaces around these days.
    About the same price as a bottle of dimafix or magigoo.

    Have you tried pei ? that's a lot cheaper.

    interesting to see how you get on with this.

    And how is the flock of planes getting on ?

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    Well so far I am very happy with the build surface. The blue tape left a ruff surface on the bottom of my prints with a line at the seems where the strips of tape meet. Now all my prints look like they came off a glass plate. So far I have no nicks or chips or any imperfections in the build surfaces to speak of. But I also haven't used them much yet and still only with the PLA. So more time is needed for a better assessment but so far so good.

    As for my air force I have not flown a single one. As I was strapping in the electronics and making my way through the programming and setting up the flight controllers I had a handful of people come forward and convince me this was a really bad idea. That I need to learn to fly small light RC aircraft and spend time with them before I just try to fly something big and heavy. And not because of what I can or can not do but because without experience there is good chance that I might hurt myself or worse someone else and that I need to be able to control something big and heavy that travels through the air fast. My friends scared me. But I still have them. Collecting dust. With 4s lipo batteries, game controller style controllers, flight stabilizers/controllers that are programmable, all the bells and whistles to have some fun. I guess I just lost my balls along the way. Right at the end.

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    well how else do you learn except by flying stuff ?
    Ignore your friends and just have a go !

    It's a given you'll break the first one, but the second should be good :-)

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