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by saildude
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: How to make a custom filament profile?
Replies: 0
Views: 38

How to make a custom filament profile?

I need to make a custom profile for some Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - some of the colors (Gold and Magenta) don't work well and the layers don't seem to stick well to each other - have tried the PolyLight PLA that prints at 205C - but no go. I tried to change a couple of temps by clicking on th...
by saildude
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile
Replies: 8
Views: 196

Re: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile

The Lime Green Matter Hackers Build series seems to be OK, did my testing on it and looked good. So printed maybe 100 little toys (3D Benchys & a 2 1/4 inch tall lighthouse) - then I switched to their Gold colored and Magenta colors, the prints looked fine but turns out the 100+ prints are not, the ...
by saildude
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile
Replies: 8
Views: 196

Re: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile

@ JoeBowler300 Thanks much for the suggestions, I will need to digest them a bit as I am way new to this 3D printing thing, and have not been very adventurous in settings. Yes when I change anything I make serious notes so I can get back to the start point. Many years on the factory floor taught me ...
by saildude
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile
Replies: 8
Views: 196

Re: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile

I got the test reels of filament in, printed some test pieces using the PLA Verbatim and PolyLite profiles, both sets of prints looked nice and about the same to my tired eyes. I decided to go with the Verbatim profile as it prints a bit quicker and slightly lower temperature. I did as Lulzbot suppo...
by saildude
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile
Replies: 8
Views: 196

Re: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile

Is it possible to easily print out the filament profile? Might make keeping track of changes easier. I did look at the estimated times to print 3DBenchy for Verbatim (1:11) & PolyLite PLA (1:28) so might be more than just a temperature difference between the two - - so makes me a bit nervous about t...
by saildude
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Idler Spring Specification
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: Idler Spring Specification

It looks like still a current part - try contacting Lulzbot directly - not all of their parts are listed (I wanted a spare build plate complete with the PEI surface stuck on it and they had them in stock, just not on the web site) - they might just put one in the mail - cost more to take your CC# th...
by saildude
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cura crashes
Replies: 10
Views: 231

Re: Cura crashes

Any thoughts or progress from Lulzbot? I have not tried the Unzip thing yet, but I did find the zip file and searched on a couple of file names in the zip file and the files did not seem to have been unzipped. I did try a few other methods and two or three times was able to get 12 or more copies as ...
by saildude
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile
Replies: 8
Views: 196

Re: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile

Thanks, I have ordered a couple of rolls for testing and such

Any advice on a good part to print for testing?

I have seen some differences between colors once in a while, but don't have enough knowledge to know if it is the filament, printer or just normal variations
by saildude
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile
Replies: 8
Views: 196

Matter Hackers Build Series PLA - Profile

I have a Mini 2, I have been using filament from Lulzbot because the printer profiles are built in and I am way new to 3D printing and not much of a 3D nerd. The Matter Hackers Build Series seems to be good filament from a bit I have seen on the internet. Has some colors I would like to use for prin...
by saildude
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cura crashes
Replies: 10
Views: 231

Re: Cura crashes

Thanks for the Utimaker suggestion