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Print a CNC Mill

Watching a “Tom’s” video I was made aware of the Mostly Printed Parts CNC mill  that is made with 3/4″ electrical conduit. Printing Parts This job is 90 plus hours of printing!  The Prusa MK3 is pumping out prints but not all has gone well.  The printer formally known as an ANet A8 was taken […]

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Creality Ender-3

Today the Creality Ender-3 arrived.  This was originally purchased as a potential frame to replace the ANet A8 acrylic frame.  As of this weekend I have the printer formally known as my A8 working nicely again.  The key word is again.  If the Ender-3 does well the next time it starts demanding my attention may […]

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Color scheme for a “Mostly Printed Parts” CNC

A color scheme can be very valuable when properly implemented.  I am in the process of printing parts for a “Mostly Printed Parts CNC mill”. The different axis’s in FreeCAD, OpenSCAD, Slicr3r, and Cura X are consistent with  X axis is Green, Y axis is Red, and  Z axis is Blue.  It makes sense to […]

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Ender3 – Yet another printer

It seems one printer isn’t enough, but why buy another printer?  First, the technology is changing fast.  Second, they are cheap.  Third, it is a good way to get a lot of electronics cheap.  Fourth, even if you have a great printer you want to know that it is really the ‘best’. Ender 3 A […]

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