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PDX Drones – April Meetup

The PDX Drones meetup occurs the second Thusday @ 6:00 PM and is typically attended by around dozen members and one or two new people. What to Expect The Lucky Lab is loud. You will have to look around for a group with one or more drones out on the table because there probably won’t […]

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Core-XY with Cyclops and Chimera

To date my only experience in 3D printing has been with the Prusa i3 design.  With that in mind I wanted to make my next printer either a Delta or Core-XY. My interest in 3D printing revolves around multiple materials and I am anxiously waiting for the release of the new MM unit by Prusa, […]

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Vancouver Drones – First meeting

Yesterday evening Vancouver Drones – Professional, Hobby and Sports met for the first time.  Bob, the coordinator, has opened his conference room and brought together a group of like minded enthusiasts.  It was a great experience. Primary Purpose Vancouver Drones focus is to promote the safe and intelligent use of small unmanned aerial systems.  The […]

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Up and Printing with my new Prusa MK3

After a couple of days printing with the MK3 I’ve had more success than months with my A8.  I’m not complaining because I purchased the A8 to learn about 3D printing and it accomplished that goal well.  I am simply lamenting on how nice it is to just print and not be looking at what […]

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First Print-off — MK3 Wins Hands down!!!

Last night I set out to work with Polycarbonite (PC) and it didn’t go well, at least at first.  It ended in a print-off with my old printer. Initially it didn’t look good for the MK3 with the A8 appearing to print flawlessly.  Despite it’s shaky start (due to me getting used to the printer […]

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Changing Filaments

Now that I have the MK3 I’m looking to do more exciting prints.   While I wait for the Multi-Material kit I’m playing with changing filaments.  The first test was to take the Prusa logo image concept and make name plates for the grand kids. Changing up the Layers I purchased a bag of PLA filament […]

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