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Success with the MMU2S

There were only three issue during the print, all of which were detected and recoverable. The MMU2s performs as advertised!

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Bob and Kevin MInion

Minions for test prints

I like using Minions as my MMU test prints. Their story is that there are thousands of them. they look alike but each one is slightly different. That means as a finished product “Imperfection is acceptable!”

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Kenai Cabin 360

Stitched Drone Images

A drone can fly a mission to collect a series of photographs and those images are useful in a variety of ways. They can be used to augment satellite rendering of an area or create something like the fish-eye view shown here. When I created it I thought it might make a nice coaster so […]

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Coaster Maker in FreeCAD

Looking for something that is Multiple Material, can be customized, and is useful? Try the FloatingCAM CoasterMaker.

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Functional DEV with Docker

Docker makes it easy to establish a WordPress environment. Details and a link to my guide for cloning a WordPress site into a Docker environment.

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Wall mount peg with bearing

Wall Peg with Bearing

A wall mount for spools that use the bearings and aluminum tubes from the MMU tray it replaced. I created this for my Wall Mount Solution for MMU2s Filament Buffer. This peg feeds very smoothly without resistance and take far less time to print than the pegs they replaced. FreeCAD GUI – Freehand design I […]

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My Thingiverse experience

Today I thought I’d talk about the Thingiverse environment and the community as I’ve experienced it, so far.  My Thingiverse experience started with sharing my mounting solution for the Prusa MMU2S filament buffer. Immediate responses It has been a couple of days and the initial comments and likes have diminished.  I see when someone adds […]

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Wall Mounted Filament Buffer

My first Thingiverse Publication

I couldn’t wait for the Filament Buffer to be shipped from Prusa and my effort was rewarded.  Today I published my first Thingiverse item, a wall mount for the Prusa MMU 2S Filament Buffer. Desk Space The MMU 2.0 had trays that held filament and had to be 16″ behind the printer.  I couldn’t fit […]

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heated pad installed

Considering a Silicone Heated Pad? Do it!

Two days ago I  dealt with heat bed failures  where I talked about ordering a silicone heated pad.  It arrived yesterday and today I am up and running.  It is absolutely great! What a Difference One of the most annoying aspects of starting a print job is waiting for the heated bed to make it […]

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Filament Buffer,Multiple Material 2S

Multiple Material 2S is here!

I am anxiously awaiting the Multiple Material 2S upgrades promised by Prusa.  During my wait I have printed the MK3S extruder and even ordered and received magnets (which are not needed – more on that later). The week the plans for the filament buffer were update on GitHub I downloaded and printed them.  Big issue […]

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