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RDM Jr26-Jul-20 18:42
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Well, I'm a car guy, so working on something until it's right is kinda my thing. There are a lot of things to consider:

0) Initial construction - for me, that means making sure the gantry is trued up as it goes together.

1) Ensuring you have a level bed - while you are not absolved of manually levelling the bed the first time, there are several auto-leveling systems available that help out later on.

2) Make sure your filament is feeding correctly. The printer I chose has a problem with a cheap plastic extruder, and I've oredered an all-metal extruder to replace it.

3) If your printer uses a bowden tube to feed filament, make sure it's properly connected/seated to the hot end.

4) It appears that you need an enclosure to ensure that the printer's environment is as stable as possible. This is even more important when you try to use ABS, carbon fibre, or other more exotic filament material.

Making sure the hardware is right is key. If you know your hardware is good, all you have to worry about is the slicer configuration.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010
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You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010
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When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013

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