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Why is my printer/cura adding a whole bunch of extra rubbish onto the model?

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Hi there

I've been trying to get to the bottom of this issue for weeks now. Sometimes my prints (Ultimaker 2) look fantastic see picture below:

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It may not be perfect but it is good enough for me.

But sometimes it adds a whole bunch of extra filament, like this:

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There is nothing wrong with these files. But here is my biggest issue, I'm trying to print this :

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It will print the ring just fine (talking about the blue bit) but when it gets to the hooks it just looks like this:

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As you can see there is a whole bunch of extra stuff hanging around.

What am I doing wrong? Does anyone have a config file for the perfect rapid prototype? Please help me!

Thanks

Jayden

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IMG_20151228_210011.thumb.jpg.ccd6889d1bdb504519f57539d665f9ae.jpg

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IMG_20151229_124928.thumb.jpg.cae8d681afd6eef849b078aadf53b47c.jpg

IMG_20151229_124743.thumb.jpg.9da4a4db8c32367c05b8a8a640fcbebc.jpg

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