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by oakdesign
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Forum Meta Discussion
Topic: Forum Software
Replies: 5
Views: 14962

Re: Forum Software

Hello Tom and Nils,
if any assistance or development support needed I could offer my (free of charge) experience. Full stack PHP Software engineer with 20 years experience. Located somehow nearby. Living in 85072 and working most of the time in Munich.

Regards Richard
by oakdesign
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Filaments
Topic: Best way to dissolve support materials?
Replies: 11
Views: 4129

Re: Best way to dissolve support materials?

I own a Ultrasonic bath, but as a newbie no desolvable material so far (no need as no dual extruder so far) :roll: . Will look around if I can get a hand on a test piece of PVA filament. What would be a usefull amount to disolve in order to get you an idea if and how ultrasonic works compared to oth...
by oakdesign
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cura Stringing/Retraction issues
Replies: 8
Views: 12693

Re: Cura Stringing/Retraction issues

As I'm a complete noob with just 4 weeks of practical experience to 3d printing I might explain my understanding of how retraction works and how I think it is affected by a Bowden setup. And maybe someone experienced can proof or disapprove my thinking While extruding pressure is put on the filament...
by oakdesign
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: 3D Models
Topic: DIY Silicone Sleeves for older E3D v6.0/Chinese Clones
Replies: 5
Views: 3577

Re: DIY Silicone Sleeves for older E3D v6.0/Chinese Clones

Great Idea coUlf you provide a link to the silicone you ordered

Regards Richard
by oakdesign
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Forum Meta Discussion
Topic: Introduction Thread #printcave
Replies: 30
Views: 23346

Re: Introduction Thread #printcave

Richard 47 Fulltime Software Engineer from Eichstaett Bavaria. Rest of my 3D Beginners story already posted in my own introduction thread. Warm welcome to everyone and hopefully this will get a new place of knowledge. I'm tired of "Täglich grüßt das Murmeltier" FB Groups reading the same 3-5 questio...
by oakdesign
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Help requests / Purchasing assistance
Topic: A8 new build with 2 issues
Replies: 2
Views: 688

Re: A8 new build with 2 issues

He hex screw that holds the extruder in place on a stock Anet A8 is a M4x6 mm. Hex I think only because you could more easily access than a Phillips screw.
For your second question I'm not sure if I understand it, where did your cable come off. Maybe you could post or link a picture

Regards Richard
by oakdesign
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Filaments
Topic: Favourite filament?
Replies: 11
Views: 6185

Re: Favourite filament?

As I'm quite new I don't have much experience but before I ordered my first spools I went through Thomas Filaween Series. In the last 3 weeks I have already used PLA and PETG from http://dasfilament.de and both were very easy to use. Because PETG is not that brittle as PLA and I'm printing parts tha...
by oakdesign
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Cura Stringing/Retraction issues
Replies: 8
Views: 12693

Re: Cura Stringing/Retraction issues

I'll hook in here as I'm facing a similar issue and still trying to learn about retraction. I have a Anet A8 and have been printing with the stock direct drive for 3 weeks now. I didn't touch the retraction settings in Cura 2.5 So 6,5mm retraction and 20mm/s speed. All my prints in PLA and PETG came...
by oakdesign
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Forum Meta Discussion
Topic: Introducing myself oakdesign
Replies: 1
Views: 16507

Introducing myself oakdesign

Hello all first of all my big warm tank you goes to Thomas for setting this Forum. This was the last missing piece in his superb setup of YouTube, Blog and Filaween. My name is Richard I'm 47 years old, a professional Software Engineer from Eichstaett Bavaria Germany. I'm quite new to 3D printing my...