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by nopick
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Taz6 auto bed leveling
Replies: 4
Views: 1324

Re: Taz6 auto bed leveling

It will as long as the gcode on the sd card has lulzbot's start gcode commands.
by nopick
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Two questions / LULZBOT TAZ 6
Replies: 3
Views: 928

Re: Two questions / LULZBOT TAZ 6

You might also get along just fine with your current toolhead and a short piece of 1.75mm bowden tube.

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by nopick
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Heat Creep on Taz 6 Single Extruder 2.1 - anyone else?
Replies: 16
Views: 3292

Re: Heat Creep on Taz 6 Single Extruder 2.1 - anyone else?

The tube I cut is one inch long with a bevel at the top. It could be a little longer to keep the top closer to the hobbed bolt.
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by nopick
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Heat Creep on Taz 6 Single Extruder 2.1 - anyone else?
Replies: 16
Views: 3292

Re: Heat Creep on Taz 6 Single Extruder 2.1 - anyone else?

Yep. Insert the tube, tighten up the idler and adjust the slicer filament diameter and retraction settings. I had to retract a little more to prevent stringing.

I will post some pictures tonight.
by nopick
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Heat Creep on Taz 6 Single Extruder 2.1 - anyone else?
Replies: 16
Views: 3292

Re: Heat Creep on Taz 6 Single Extruder 2.1 - anyone else?

I don't have any pictures handy but, yes, the bowden tube needs to start just below the hobbed bolt and extend to the top of the hotend heat sink. I have had the same jamming problem on E3D hotends even with larger than stock fans. The solution there was to install the heat brake with quality therma...
by nopick
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Does AO ever incorporate community upgrades into the design?
Replies: 4
Views: 647

Re: Does AO ever incorporate community upgrades into the design?

I don't know if they ever have used a community idea but, the next Taz REALLY needs to incorporate piercet's openrail mod or something like it. The prints are sooooooo much better when you are on rails.
by nopick
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Layer Consistency
Replies: 6
Views: 912

Re: Layer Consistency

If the idler is too tight and you have a bunch of retractions in a short period of time, it can wear down the the filament in one area and cause a strip out. I have found that it is better to be a little tighter rather than looser overall. Just make sure you don't fully compress the springs.
by nopick
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: Thermal runaway on taz5 heated bed
Replies: 11
Views: 2029

Re: Thermal runaway on taz5 heated bed

I knew they had them, just didn't know if they could ship them!