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by LePaul
February 19th, 2019, 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How's everyone doing...2019 version!
Replies: 10
Views: 538

Re: How's everyone doing...2019 version!

It was looking so pretty too....

titan aero.jpg
by LePaul
February 19th, 2019, 10:49 am
Forum: General Filament & Nozzle chat
Topic: Brass versus Stainless Steel nozzles
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Brass versus Stainless Steel nozzles

Good question, I have never replaced one (yet) due to wear....I have if it's gotten extremely gunked up on the outside over many months of printing
by LePaul
February 19th, 2019, 10:48 am
Forum: Folger Tech Large Scale 3D Printers
Topic: Part cooling fan tied to Y?
Replies: 5
Views: 66

Re: Part cooling fan tied to Y?

So far my stock silicone wire has been holding up!
by LePaul
February 19th, 2019, 10:26 am
Forum: Creality CR-10 Large Scale 3D Printer
Topic: CCTREE 3D Printer Build Surface not working at all (??)
Replies: 6
Views: 50

Re: CCTREE 3D Printer Build Surface not working at all (??)

I haven't used that surface so I can't offer much advice there

My best surface has been these

https://tiny-machines-3d.myshopify.com/ ... d-printers
by LePaul
February 19th, 2019, 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How's everyone doing...2019 version!
Replies: 10
Views: 538

Re: How's everyone doing...2019 version!

I made enormous progress on my Titan Aero upgrade to my FolgerTech i3 Mega...got it all amounted and wired....then I ran the belts into the "tear drop" shaped loops for the belt to go in. I struggled to tension the belt enough and press it inside the oval area to insert them. I was one belt notch lo...
by LePaul
February 13th, 2019, 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How's everyone doing...2019 version!
Replies: 10
Views: 538

Re: How's everyone doing...2019 version!

For those of you on Twitter....I decided to give it a go...

https://twitter.com/WhereNerdyCool
by LePaul
February 13th, 2019, 7:26 pm
Forum: General Filament & Nozzle chat
Topic: Brass versus Stainless Steel nozzles
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Brass versus Stainless Steel nozzles

I bought a hardened steel one just to try one for carbon fiber. I had to up the temp close to 10C to keep it to temp
by LePaul
February 12th, 2019, 11:55 am
Forum: General 3D Printing Conversation
Topic: Thingiverse is still soooo slow
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Thingiverse is still soooo slow

I even tried the tip Uncle Jessy gave on the pop up blocker....still terrible slow to do anything in Thingiverse
by LePaul
February 6th, 2019, 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How's everyone doing...2019 version!
Replies: 10
Views: 538

Re: How's everyone doing...2019 version!

I am awaiting some parts to arrive to upgrade the FolgerTech FT-i3 Mega from it's stock hot end / extruder to the E3D Titan Aero I have several E3Dv6 hot ends, 12v and 24v, but I wound up not having any extruders parts/pieces! So my plans to use the Aero upgrade kit failed, since I didn't have the g...
by LePaul
February 2nd, 2019, 3:25 pm
Forum: Creality CR-10 Large Scale 3D Printer
Topic: Print issues: stringing
Replies: 15
Views: 734

Re: Print issues: stringing

That's what we get when we sacrifice quality for absolute cheapest possible from China! :)
by LePaul
February 2nd, 2019, 3:24 pm
Forum: Creality CR-10 Large Scale 3D Printer
Topic: Connecting CR10 via USB or wifi
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Connecting CR10 via USB or wifi

Meh...I wouldn't have gone with the screen but be interesting to see how it works out for you
by LePaul
February 1st, 2019, 10:34 am
Forum: General 3D Printing Conversation
Topic: My weekly Live Stream
Replies: 0
Views: 168

My weekly Live Stream

I meant to post this here a while back...

Every Friday Night at 10 PM Eastern Time! I started doing these for fun a few weeks ago and the attendance keeps climbing...and people keep asking me to do them on a regular basis....so, feel free to join!

https://www.youtube.com/c/WhereNerdyisCool/live
by LePaul
February 1st, 2019, 9:55 am
Forum: Creality CR-10 Large Scale 3D Printer
Topic: Print issues: stringing
Replies: 15
Views: 734

Re: Print issues: stringing

I have bought several from Tiny Machines
https://tiny-machines-3d.myshopify.com/ ... d-printers

Yeah the knobs are tough...I agree. I struggle with which is UP and DOWN too
by LePaul
February 1st, 2019, 9:51 am
Forum: Creality CR-10 Large Scale 3D Printer
Topic: Connecting CR10 via USB or wifi
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Connecting CR10 via USB or wifi

Okay, I'll look into getting an Octoprint and see what happens. 1) Where's the best place to buy an Octoprint kit? It seems like some of the recommended places on the Octo site are defunct. eBay seems to have some complete kits but they all say "2016" model"- is that the latest? 2) What is the USB ...
by LePaul
January 30th, 2019, 12:20 pm
Forum: Slicers and CAD Software
Topic: Cura stuck at 0% infill
Replies: 8
Views: 373

Re: Cura stuck at 0% infill

I can't say the recent builds have impressed me much....the settings are just a mess...I'm using Simplify 3D more and more these days

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