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by Daniel M Gessel
Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Setting zoffset in cura
Replies: 2
Views: 654

Setting zoffset in cura

There used to be a post showing the gcode to adjust zoffset, but I can't find it anymore. I haven't printed for a bit, but now my print head is floating above the PEI about 5 mm... tuning zoffset seems the thing but I can't find nor remember the instructions to set zoffset in cura. Any help apprecia...
by Daniel M Gessel
Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: Software
Topic: calibrating wall thickness (for fitting parts together)
Replies: 15
Views: 1577

Re: calibrating wall thickness (for fitting parts together)

Seems like Cura should have a similar setting; not sure how hard it would be to implement - I'm new to this slicer stuff and don't even know the basic algorithms. Anybody know what it does? Actually thin the walls, or does it "inset" them a little?
by Daniel M Gessel
Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Mini Building from the Mini
Replies: 4
Views: 2197

Re: Mini Building from the Mini

It's PLA; after playing with my zoffset slowing print speed by about 40% and tweaking z hop a bit, I'm very happy with the prints I'm getting. I scaled the model size down about as far as the printer could go and still capture the detail that i wanted to see from the original designs - basically, bu...
by Daniel M Gessel
Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Lulzbot Mini USB Support
Replies: 19
Views: 6067

Re: Lulzbot Mini USB Support

Does installation require opening up the RAMBO enclosure?

Edit: It doesn't want to just slide in on my mini. Do newer minis already have some kind of support added?
by Daniel M Gessel
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Mini Building from the Mini
Replies: 4
Views: 2197

Re: Mini Building from the Mini

I'm planning incrementally larger and more complicated buildings. So far, I've been following designs for Anchor Blocks - Victorian era building blocks made of artificial sandstone - though it's time to branch out a bit.

I call it an "art" project but it's more of a hobby. - Dan
by Daniel M Gessel
Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Mini Building from the Mini
Replies: 4
Views: 2197

Mini Building from the Mini

Still fine tuning the paint job...