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I am printing a business card holder and running in to issues with marks on the print. I have tried Cura and Simplify3D, but both result in a large z-seam on the print. I would like to use Cura, but I have had a hard time getting a good print with it. Any steps in the right direction would be appreciated. The photo below was printed with the default PLA settings in CURA 3.6

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Posted · Assistance with print

Cura has some settings for the Z-seam, either changing its coordinates to hide it somewhere in your model or to randomize it. The first option probably won't work for your model, as there are not a lot of corners to hide the Z-seam in. Randomizing might help in your case. Not sure if there are any other settings to consider here.

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Posted · Assistance with print

Just to be sure: what do you mean with the z-seam? Is it the vertical line in your picture?

I'm just triggered by your remark that you get this with 2 different slicers.

If you mean the horizontal line in your picture, that might be a problem with your z-bearings.

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The horizontal line is only with Cura. It is where there is a solid layer due to using the gradual infill. I don't see that on the print using Simplify3D. I do however get the vertical blobs on both slicers.

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