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Lines that seem irregular but are the same every print.

Very weird artifact that I cannot solve myself. Pattern seems irregular but is exactly the same when repeated again.
I have loosened the z-axis screws like many videos have said, but no change as you can see. I have printed the same file before perfectly and I cannot figure out the problem.

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2024/02/19
05:44 UTC

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Questions.

I am a total noob when it comes to 3-D printing, but I am interested in getting a 3-D Bust of Darth Maul made and wondering how long it would take to print, price of mats, etc. TBH it's just going to sit on my bookshelf in my office to hold my Darth Maul lightsaber hilt

2 Comments
2024/02/19
05:21 UTC

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Need advice as a beginner

Hello everyone,

I recently joined the K1 family and I’m slightly irritated but excited at the same time

I had my first print go well and then everything went bad. I realized I could’ve bought the K1C instead and much more I’ve done so much research about the K1 but there’s seriously not much information online and it mostly consists of people complaining about the printer or its issues and now I understand why especially as a beginner who doesn’t know how to troubleshoot a 3D printer

Anyways I have few questions and I really hope someone can help me out.

I started having issues with the extruder and found out that I have the first gen extruder which I contacted Creality about and I’m waiting for a reply

With that I thought wouldn’t it be better to get an aftermarket extruder hotend combo?

If so would you please recommend me some?

Also if anyone has settings I can use for each filament when I slice and print?

I’ve been looking around and couldn’t find anything at all. I really want to enjoy this new hobby but it’s getting really frustrating.

Thanks

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2024/02/19
05:20 UTC

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Help!! Weird texture with BambuLab

Hello,

A print with the BambuLab P1S came out looking like this:

https://preview.redd.it/hs6suxci6hjc1.png?width=854&format=png&auto=webp&s=72a391a0b4466d1362ef32c09ad64a4f225cd6c3

Very rough texture... The other print in the background also failed.
Other people had used the same printer previously with perfect results. I'm not sure what went wrong. I would greatly appreciate any help or suggestions!

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2024/02/19
05:11 UTC

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First Layer Won’t Stick

I’m currently using an Ender 3 V.2 and whenever I try to print with it, the first layer curls up and sticks back to the nozzle, making the rest of the print worthless. I’ve tweaked a few things back and forth with no luck. I’m coming here to ask for everything I need to check to fix this.

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2024/02/19
04:53 UTC

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My hot glue extruder works!

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2024/02/19
04:41 UTC

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Sierra Madre Casino Snow Globe from Fallout: New Vegas with a 3D printed figure. I did the 3D Modeling.

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2024/02/19
04:22 UTC

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Will it last the next 8% of the print?

92% and the spool finally gave up the ghost. Will the print finish?

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2024/02/19
04:09 UTC

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Cutting Specific Layers

A 3D print I was working on needed supports to work, but while printing the support somehow broke. I use Ankermake’s Offical slicer since i use their M5 printer. It has a cut tool, and i know the layer it failed at, but if anyone knows any software where it would be easy to cut off everything up to that layer so i can 3D print the other part without the messed up support, it would be appreciated.

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2024/02/19
04:07 UTC

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Are 5015 fans automatically detected by your printer?

I upgraded my Neptune 3 Pro stock side cooling fans for my Neptune 3 Pro to 2 5015 fans.

But the fans don't turn.

Do I need to do something to the firmware?

How can I test the fans?

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2024/02/19
04:06 UTC

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Designed myself a driving buddy inspired by Anki Cozmo

Got the emotive eyes code from here: https://github.com/playfultechnology/esp32-eyes

Bought an ESP32 usb C dev board, a 1.5 inch OLED panel from Amazon and designed an F1 inspired helmet to house everything

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2024/02/19
03:40 UTC

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Why can’t I pull my filament out of the tube?

I was moving my 3D printer to a new table and the filament snapped somehow. I tried pulling on it, but it doesn’t seem to wanna come out. Pls help!!

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2024/02/19
03:38 UTC

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2024/02/19
03:33 UTC

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Bed Leveler 5000 v0.5.0: The update that changes EVERYTHING!!

S&M Makers is proud to announce our 16th video, Bed Leveler 5000 v0.5.0: The update that changes EVERYTHING!! has been uploaded. This new version of BL5K brings a host of new compatibility improvements, bug fixes, official support for non-Elegoo printers, and a powerful new Probe All feature.

https://preview.redd.it/nd9l32j4pgjc1.png?width=1920&format=png&auto=webp&s=0d543a3fa7fd82e755f4a458ab11fd7eac3fbc23

https://youtu.be/Iq4ZfB62QUU

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2024/02/19
03:32 UTC

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Tool prints

Hi there, New to the group and I was wondering if anyone has files for DeWalt dust covers, tool hooks. Any other brands really of relatable things. I'm a carpenter and I like to be able to help out the guys around me and have no intent to sell the prints just provide them to friends that don't have access. TIA

Anything is helpful. I have found battery mounts and one drill hook but not much on the side of dust port covers or other brands hooks. I have designed one hook my self but I'm not the greatest at modeling yet

2 Comments
2024/02/19
03:27 UTC

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My print is doing this, and I'm wondering what I should do to seal it when it is done printing

I don't want to stop the print, as I've been having a hard time just getting it to print and don't want to stop it early

3 Comments
2024/02/19
03:27 UTC

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Tips for better top surface?

Does anyone have tips for getting a better top surface? I haven’t found a way to cleanly print large flat surfaces. Some spots look under extruded, others look over extruded (near edges and in smaller areas of the print), some spots shiny, other spots matte… help!

Ender 3, klipper, Polymaker ASA with enclosure, 260°/110°.

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2024/02/19
03:25 UTC

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In need of advice on settings.

Hello everyone, I'm in a little bit of a loss here. I recently upgraded from an Ender 3 pro to an Ender 3v3ke. My 3 pro never had printing issues until... well... it did.

With my V3KE I have noticed that my print quality is significantly reduced. I have noticed the bottom of my prints print fairly well but as the printer moves up on the z axis, it gets significantly worse.

The table it's on, is admittedly terribly unstable (cheapo folding table from walmart). Could the excessive wiggling of tge table case these print issues?

Based on me using the fancy Google machine it also looks slightly like underextrusion. But before I dive too far down any specific rabbit hole I thought I'd ask for opinions.

Thanks in advance!

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2024/02/19
03:22 UTC

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recreator nozzle help

If you want to make a recreator, and are having trouble with the nozzle part, watch this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FwAsBt3AVk&ab_channel=mr3dp

(0:54 - 5:24)

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2024/02/19
03:18 UTC

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Any One Else Notice PLA Prints Getting Brittle Over Time?

I have a lot of 3d models that I've printed for my girlfriend. They are all over her desk at work and around the house. There have been several that, when they are picked up to dust, the heads just pop off! I don't mean the joint breaks or comes apart where they are glued together. I mean that the PLA literally de-laminates and splits apart. I print all of these with at least four walls (so at least 1.6mm thick) and anywhere from 20-40% infill, so it's not a matter of the print itself being brittle from the start. And they have all held up just fine up until they don't. Has anyone else seen this happening to their prints after a few years?

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2024/02/19
03:12 UTC

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Having printing problems

I have an Anycubic Photon Mono 2 and I’ve been having troubles getting the thing to print the test design. I would start it and come back a couple hours later expecting the print to be half done only to see nothing on the plate. What should I do because I’m close to losing my mind.

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2024/02/19
03:11 UTC

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How to Increase diameter, AFTER printing. Who's done it?

I'm make a super scaled up figure and the arms are made to flex to fit into their holes but at this size it's not possible. Since I couldn't figure out how to mirror an entire arm, I had to make the trim adjustments twice. One came out just a hair too big which is exactly what I wanted; let's me just shave it down a little. But the other is a decent bit too small. I'm thinking I'll use duct or electrical tape to add a little thickness but I came up really empty when searching for suggestions, other than "Bondo that s***". So guys and/or gals, what are your suggestions?

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2024/02/19
03:06 UTC

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What is happening

I need help I have a Neptune 3 pro

2 Comments
2024/02/19
03:06 UTC

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Time for that ball screw upgrade...

Thought it was the bearings, but definitely coming from the lead screws.

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2024/02/19
03:03 UTC

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what size screw is this on the K1 max?

2 Comments
2024/02/19
03:02 UTC

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What's going on here? And how to fix?

Inside of this print, I'm using gyroid infill, but these little lines are appearing and I'm not sure where they're coming from, what they're called, or how to prevent them. Any advice is greatly appreciated.

Respectfully, -Z

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2024/02/19
03:01 UTC

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