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Posted (edited) · Epic Fail, What the heck happened?

I printed the famous Enterprise (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:133752), half scale of the original STL to fit in about 4 hours of printing with a 0.4 nozzle. Simple PLA from Ultimaker was used. This is the result:

fail_1.jpg

fail_2.jpg

.STL for 0.4 nozzle, normal settings for PLA: http://www.filedropper.com/enterprisehalfscale

What the HECK happened? I can see heavy warping, pitting, blogging, stringing, delayering, missing area's, and the list goes on. First time i have a print that fails like that (a part from the odd print that ends up in spaghetti).

I printed something the day before, it worked out ok (for some reason was a bit of pitting/blobbing and some thick stringing). Before that, my prints were excellent.

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Posted · Epic Fail, What the heck happened?

I don't have time right now to check your gcode file - dinner is ready - but ALL the problems shown in your photo will probably go away if you cut the speed by 1/3. I'm familiar with all those issues in that photo.

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Posted · Epic Fail, What the heck happened?

I don't have time right now to check your gcode file - dinner is ready - but ALL the problems shown in your photo will probably go away if you cut the speed by 1/3.  I'm familiar with all those issues in that photo.

 

I'll give it a try, i was printing slower than normal (like i always do, parts come out nicer). This time... not so much!

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Posted · Epic Fail, What the heck happened?

Probably too fast and too hot

 

I was tempted to make a 'that's what she said' joke but I'll restrain myself...

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Posted · Epic Fail, What the heck happened?

Just made a different print of another object, same settings, came out perfect.

Unsure what happened to this one...

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