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What kind of printer do you use?

Discussion in '3D Printing' started by bruce stephen, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. MarcoMade

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    hello I use an Anet AM8 with Vslot frame of 40 x 20 mm firmware skynet, proximity sensor for auto level and direct extruder stock.
    use for the adhesion plate a glass of a 1.1 mm lcd panel.
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    That is one slick looking Anet A8 custom build my friend, Bravo!!!

    I've never seen one made from 80/20 aluminum before.

    Beats the crap out of my stock acrylic one.
    (Actually I shouldn't be so harsh, as it has served me well)
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    [QUOTE = "Kranky Pantz, post: 162878, membro: 31014"] Questo è un ottimo aspetto Anet A8 custom build my friend, Bravo !!!

    Non ne ho mai visto uno realizzato in alluminio 80/20 prima.

    Batte la merda dal mio acrilico di scorta.
    (In realtà non dovrei essere così duro, come mi è servito bene) [/ QUOTE]
    yes, the frame is very stiff and prints very well for its cost, I only print PLA at the moment, as soon as I finish the PLA I try the PETG
    20x40mm yes, the frame is very stiff and prints very well for its cost, I only print PLA at the moment, as soon as I finish the PLA I try the PETG
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    I'd imagine that you will have just as much luck with the PETG as you do with the PLA.

    They both print very similar, with PETG being a bit stronger, but without the hassles of ABS.

    I print with both and have had great success, skipping ABS entirely.


    Best of luck with your new toy, they are not only fun, but extremely useful.

    Cheers!
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    Now I'm using a combination of two printers.

    An Anet A8 and also an Ender 3.

    Both have been excellent so far, and I've been going crazy with printing off my new obsession....custom steering wheel button/paddle-shifter plates for real automotive steering wheels.

    :)