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  1. i found an old 3d printed roll holder i printed a while back . now i am using it . as my old setup the reel fell down as there is no edges to the bearings . but now i greased the rotating reels . and now it turns like a charm . and is study in place . it turns now smother than a 1000$ reel
  2. in my work i have prints with 5 - 10 objects and for the print head retracting and moving from one object to the other made a lot of oozing on all parts . so yesterday i put a chair near the printer and watched it ozz wile it is printing . and have seen that if the material on the spool have a bit of slack just a bit then the oozing will be less . so i stopped the print , looked behind the printer and tried to turn the spool on the spool holder . but i felt a light resistant . nothing obvious but really slight resistant as the plastic of the spool have much contact surface on the spool h
  3. with the pla i thought to get lower oozing i need to go colder not hotter ? or is not correct ?
  4. hello , i would like to know how to change the roll of pla after it is finished to another pla roll i have ultimaker 2 for almost 2 weeks now and i am very happy with the results . but now the spool of pla is almost finished . how do i change the pla spool ? i was thinking of unload material button . -> take the pla out of the loader -> then add new material - and let it extrude around a minute or two . then i am good to go ? also in the last few prints i am having a big oozing problem and also some layers are not stock very good together . but i think this is because i am
  5. hi gr5 , thanks for the fast replay . have been reading your posts here for the last 5 weeks or more . and i am delighted that i can get a person like you to help me . really thanks . and thank you Ultimaker for this opportunity G.A
  6. hello , i have my new Ultimaker 2 for 4 days now and i noticed that while it is traviling it makes loud gurgling noise .. that i don't think it is normal this is a movie where you can hear the sound after several seconds you can hear the print head noise while it is moving to the next layer https://www.dropbox.com/s/nz4pjuv2h4ui2li/2015-08-27%2022.00.12.mov?dl=0 0.1 mm layer height pla 50 mm speed 150 travel speed Sorry for my bad english as it is my third language . G.A
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