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Maintenance - Is it bad for the printer to stay long without use?

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Hello everyone,

We acquired the printer not long ago, however we are not having time to use it as often as we wished.

We were wondering if there is a maximum time to "not use" the printer so we can do maintenance accordingly. eg: is recommended to run the printer at least once every two weeks.

Thank you

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Get the sewing machine oil and lubricate the rods.

I forgot to do so after 6 months of disuse. While it worked, it was NOISY!

I just use a small piece of cotton (cotton ball), dribble some oil onto it and work it around all sides of the rod. You'll notice you clean some debris off. Again, just a little goes a long way! Disable the steppers and slide the print head around.

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