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Orias
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Helpful Links!

Post by Orias » Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:29 pm

These are some links that helped me get started in 3D printing. Please feel free to share what's helped you!

RepRap Info
RepRapMagazine.com
RepRap Wiki
Nophead's Blog
RichRap's Blog

LulzBot.com
Guides
Download Server
Development Server
Open Hardware Assembly Instructions (OHAI-Kit)

Slic3r guides
Slic3r is Nicer - Part 1 - Settings and Extruder Calibration
Slic3r is Nicer - Part 2 - filament and printing
Slic3r is Nicer - Part 3 - filament and printing

Visual Guides to Print Troubleshooting
Print Troubleshooting Pictorial Guide



Other Printer Host Software
OctoPrint - Linux, works well on a Raspberry Pi
BotQueue - Mac and Linux only for now, works well on a Raspberry Pi
Repetier-Server Cross platform with some work, Linux and Raspberry Pi installation is easy.

Gcode Viewers
gcode.joewalnes.com/
YAGV (Yet Another G-code Viewer

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Re: Helpful Links!

Post by jebba » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:43 am

The #reprap channel on irc.freenode.net is hugely helpful.

Reddit has a couple decent subreddits:

http://www.reddit.com/r/Reprap

http://www.reddit.com/r/3Dprinting

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Re: Helpful Links!

Post by conceptvision » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:02 pm

Thanks for the links!

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Re: Helpful Links!

Post by 1013 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:35 am

I always end up going here about once a week, since I forget what all the G and M codes mean.

G-code for 3D printers list:
http://reprap.org/wiki/G-code

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Re: Helpful Links!

Post by gannon » Mon Aug 26, 2013 10:03 am

I'm really liking http://gcode.ws/ as far as online G-Code viewers go.


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Re: Helpful Links!

Post by adambyram » Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:19 am

For determining the optimal temperature to use with a given branch & color of filament, I found this print temperature calibration procedure to be extremely helpful:

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:35088

I used the Lulzbot draft Slic3r config with a .2mm layer height - each print took just under an hour (you'll need one print for each temp to test...so 3-4 prints at a minimum). If layer adhesion is an issue for you, absolutely give this a try - getting just the right temp makes a world of difference.

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Re: Helpful Links!

Post by heisenberg » Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:26 am

I saw this last week and think it is pretty helpful to beginners just getting started in 3D printing. beginners get started using ABS plastic, but advanced 3d printing can do some really amazing stuff. http://www.printdetective.com/3d-printing-infographic

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Re: Helpful Links!

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Re: Helpful Links!

Post by brettsalt » Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:47 am

Thank you for these great links, very helpful. :)

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