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In the parts list for the extruder build it mentions a small piece of plumbers tape, now I take it that I have to supply that as is not in the kit? Yet at no point in the instructions does it mention using it, is it required now?

Paul

UK England

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In the parts list for the extruder build it mentions a small piece of plumbers tape, now I take it that I have to supply that as is not in the kit? Yet at no point in the instructions does it mention using it, is it required now?

Paul

UK England

Hi Paul

It's not required for V2 Hotend AFAIK

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i removed all of this sealing tape... also on V1 nozzles.

Maybe thers a product that can sustain more heat.

because it tends to degrade under high temperature into a hard brittle substance that can clog your nozzle..

i just tighten the PEEK and Nozzle realy hard. by hand.. else you could break it.

also putting som ABS trough the system will close some gaps in a dirty way..

but i dont recomend this.

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