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by JenMDX
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: LulzBot Mini Printing Base Layer at 1cm off the plate
Replies: 3
Views: 370

Re: LulzBot Mini Printing Base Layer at 1cm off the plate

I'm having the same issue with odd occasions when the print starts 1cm above the bed and seems to skip the levelling process (but it does clean the head). I looked at the instructions for MacOS but they seem to be incomplete - the terminal command didn't do anything for me and on manually finding th...
by JenMDX
Wed Jan 04, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Newbie - initial layer problems
Replies: 12
Views: 2151

Re: Newbie - initial layer problems

Thanks John. I'll have a look out for something similar.
by JenMDX
Tue Jan 03, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Newbie - initial layer problems
Replies: 12
Views: 2151

Re: Newbie - initial layer problems

Thanks John. I'll check out those links. It seemed spot on for the e-steps. I didn't know that e-steps and flow percentage did the same thing. I'm still learning and have a couple of videos bookmarked on YouTube to watch too on setting things up. I have looked at the 'Obtaining great prints' thread ...
by JenMDX
Tue Jan 03, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Newbie - initial layer problems
Replies: 12
Views: 2151

Re: Newbie - initial layer problems

Thanks John Mc. I watched a video on YouTube before doing it and that recommended a speed of 50 so I did it at that. Seemed pretty slow and for that, the extrusion seemed very accurate. I have got it printing much better. I checked the ngen dia again and set it to 2.87mm and reduced the flow rate to...
by JenMDX
Sat Dec 31, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Newbie - initial layer problems
Replies: 12
Views: 2151

Re: Newbie - initial layer problems

Thanks very much. I had read that the ngen was pretty consistent so perhaps I was measuring it wrong. I did try several times but in different locations and perhaps had it off square when doing bits round the reel. I'll have another look at that. I've got the ngen in a vacuum sealed bag with some si...
by JenMDX
Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Newbie - initial layer problems
Replies: 12
Views: 2151

Re: Newbie - initial layer problems

I've done quite a bit of testing today. I have checked the extruder calibration - it was fine. Exactly 100mm was fed through. I have adjusted the initial line width to 100% I checked the filament diameter and it varies quite a bit so I've put in an average. The Z offset calibration is proving tricki...
by JenMDX
Wed Dec 28, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Newbie - initial layer problems
Replies: 12
Views: 2151

Re: Newbie - initial layer problems

Thanks very much. That's a great help. I'll do a tester tomorrow. I eventually found the skirt settings under 'expert config' and it was set to over extrude. Lulzbot instructions said to use the 'quickprint' settings until you know what you're doing but that said, it's also not quite printing right ...
by JenMDX
Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:45 am
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Newbie - initial layer problems
Replies: 12
Views: 2151

Newbie - initial layer problems

I got a Mini for Christmas and have done a few prints on it but I'm seeing a few consistent issues which I would appreciate some help with. I'm a newbie so not really done any printing before. I'm using colorfabb ngen filament and standard ngen profile in Cura - standard prints. I have tried a calib...