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Posted · Which Feeder setting is best?

I am printing some pieces that require the filament to retract very frequently. Both printers are printing ok, but one of them seem to be having more action on the feeder side, I am afraid it may break eventually.

I don't know if I should tighten one feeder or loosen the other. (Please see attached video)

 

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    Posted · Which Feeder setting is best?

    On Both can happen. The one with the tension on top (relaxed) if the feeder diamonyshaped tooths grind the filament it might start slipping the filament. The one with the tension on the middle because uses more force it might grind it faster since has more pressure but also it might keep the grip more time since it can hold more pressure on the filament. I really liked the spot in between. But also I wasn't able to do that many retractions with it as I can do with my mod that uses bondtech. Isn't very expensive if you print all the parts and reuse the motor.

    But it requires a good knowhow and a decent modding skills. (Is not plug/play at all)

    https://ultimaker.com/en/community/34976-neotko-fatiroberti-bondtech-adapter-feeder-for-um2-um3

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