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by JD95
Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: thin wall parts
Replies: 13
Views: 18122

Re: thin wall parts

I'm trying to make a single wall part with specifically designed-in internal structure. On a gentle curve, I am finding the wall needs to be about 15% thicker than the set line width or else there will be a break in the wall. And even at that, the Simplify-generated Gcode will tell the printer to pa...
by JD95
Thu Apr 10, 2014 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: v2.0 changes and tutorials
Replies: 4
Views: 2549

Re: v2.0 changes and tutorials

Can you point me to information on getting this helical "vase" mode working?

I recall there are some settings and circumstances that prevent it from working, but I can't find any information on it. The software isn't telling that the setting is being ignored or why.
by JD95
Thu Sep 12, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Printer stalls, what steps should I take?
Replies: 3
Views: 2735

Printer stalls, what steps should I take?

I've had maybe 10-20% of my prints stall or pause early on in a print and I don't know what to do. I noticed the "Force Next" button and it's worked fine the two times I've clicked it during a stall. I have a RAMPS/Taurino Power from RepRap Discount, using Marlin firmware, freshly downloaded last mo...
by JD95
Sun Sep 01, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: No retraction when building support
Replies: 0
Views: 1265

No retraction when building support

I'm finding that retraction is not done when in the support building phase, when it moves between different areas of support. As a result, the slight ooze is getting onto the part. Retraction works fine in the part building phase of the layer. Is there a way to fix this? I don't see a setting in sup...

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