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by grue19
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: deactivating license
Replies: 0
Views: 22

deactivating license

so i'm kind of in need to install simplify3d on a 3rd computer - but i get the message that 2 computer licenses are already used. then i go to the webpage to force a deactivation of one of my computers and it recommends uninstalling it rather than forcing a deactivation. so, is it a big deal if i fo...
by grue19
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: using on two machies
Replies: 2
Views: 71

using on two machies

ok so i hate using my laptop. is it OK for me to load it on my desktop and as long as it's not opened on both machines i should be good to go? thanks.
by grue19
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: zoom about mouse point
Replies: 1
Views: 32

zoom about mouse point

hello, thought it'd be great that if you zoomed, it would zoom in towards where the mouse is pointing. in both print preview and non-print preview windows. orbit about mouse point might be good too, but sometimes that's not so good :) i'd just be happy with zoom to mouse point! thank you
by grue19
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: question on temperatures
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Re: question on temperatures

sure - and by calibrated we're talking two things really - 1 esteps and 2 the wall-width calibration to set extrusion multiplier the big picture i guess is: a) temperature, b) speed, and c) extrusion multiplier are all intricately tied? or no, you're saying i can take extrusion multiplier out of tha...
by grue19
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: question on temperatures
Replies: 5
Views: 543

Re: question on temperatures

thanks. ultimately i'm trying to address two issues: 1 stringing and 2 uneven layer stacking. i did several prints of a little rectangle with 2 circular posts (about 1/8in diameter, 1.25in tall). i ended up printing this "stringing test" object and getting darn good results not only with stringing b...
by grue19
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: question on temperatures
Replies: 5
Views: 543

question on temperatures

i've noticed that when printing different temps to find the sweet spot, the gloss changes on the printed filament. if i go to say 210C, it's glossier than 200C. could this be one factor in figuring out correct temperatures? also, if you print "too low" temperature, can that lead to clogging? i suppo...
by grue19
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: how common is it to change the extrusion multiplier?
Replies: 14
Views: 861

Re: how common is it to change the extrusion multiplier?

interesting good read! thanks. you're right, i never thought of it from the approach of using these little settings in the software to overcome or even out, the variables. i did end up setting my esteps back to factory but will re-calibrate now to eliminate as many variable as i can.
by grue19
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Problem with Extrusion width
Replies: 1
Views: 998

Re: Problem with Extrusion width

hm. this seems odd. i was able to successfully do mine with .4mm nozzle setting, .4mm extrusion width and then i was able to change from the default of 0.9 extrusion multiplier (for my printer) until i got a fairly accurate TWO wall cube printed with 3 bottom layers and 2 walls. i would get .81 or ....
by grue19
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: ooze shield and raft
Replies: 0
Views: 710

ooze shield and raft

hello, 1. i noticed if i use an ooze shield, my brim or skirt of 10 lines only applies to the ooze shield and not the model within the ooze shield. is that normal or can that be something for a future release? (edit, the idea being the brim/skirt helps the model adhere to the bed, but in this case i...
by grue19
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: printing over usb vs sd card
Replies: 2
Views: 309

printing over usb vs sd card

just wanted to ask... back when i used cura, i would have sworn that prints from usb were not as good as printing from the sd card. but it was always one of those things i couldn't prove. i discovered that all on my own and thought it about it for at least 2 months before looking at the internet ha!...

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