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by Rmatz
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: So what's the deal with Lulz Cura vs Cura 3?
Replies: 5
Views: 1580

Re: So what's the deal with Lulz Cura vs Cura 3?

I downloaded Cura 3.0.4 today and noticed there were quite a few machines other than Ultimaker to choose from but no Lulzbot. I picked "Custom" and set up a machine based on Lulzbot Cura profile for my Taz 5. Once I unchecked "zero at center" which was my mistake, everything that I've tried works fi...
by Rmatz
Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Looking for help choosing filament
Replies: 7
Views: 5171

Re: Looking for help choosing filament

Many of these plastics should not be power sanded but do pretty well with hand sanding. Wet sanding may also be useful for some. I prefer a file over sanding, though, at least until you get to 320 grit level. A sharp, medium to fine file cuts quickly and doesn't melt anything.
by Rmatz
Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Filament Testing Notes
Replies: 14
Views: 14703

Re: Filament Testing Notes

Brent, I noticed that there is no entry for Proto-Pasta's PC-ABS. I've been using it on a project where I need as much high temperature performance as I can get and have been fairly happy with this. I would like to see results of your testing and experience with it.
by Rmatz
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:24 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Inexpensive heat-resistant HIPS replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 1652

Re: Inexpensive heat-resistant HIPS replacement

I've gone through 10+ spools of the stuff. No issues. Black and white colors primarily, but other colors are reliable also.
Are you talking about the eSun ABS? or HIPS or PETG? I got lost in the thread but your info is very detailed.