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  1. Didn't know about it... That's the idea.
  2. What about designing a recycler which would melt failed prints or even pellets and extrude filaments? That could be a valuable option for any 3D printer specially for beginners, knowing the price of the stuff.
  3. Hi, I'm new to Ultimaker, but reading your documentation and watching your videos, i had this dumb idea. Would the precision of the printer head moves be improved if you put a dead weight equal to or greater than the head's weight moving in the opposite direction? Even if it increases the total moving weight and hence the motors effort, it would compensate the inertial reaction on the strutcure. A little bit like counter rotating blades compensate torque on small model helicopters or rather those massive moving weight put on tall buildings to absorbe earthquakes moves.
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