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How many of you fine tune the build-plate levelling screws while print is in progress?


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Posted · How many of you fine tune the build-plate levelling screws while print is in progress?

Still learning! I had just started an hour-long print of a flat lotus blossom in high-quality mode. Once the brim was completed I noticed the lotus extrusion was a little thin on one side so I gently tweaked one of the levelling screws to raise the build-plate by a hair which fixed it.

I wondered how many of you use this method?

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    Posted · How many of you fine tune the build-plate levelling screws while print is in progress?

    I do this every single time I make a print... can't remember the last time I ran an actual bed leveling...

    I ´have an UMO which I modified myself for 3 point leveling via thumbscrews under the build plate... I just start a print and tune these screws while the printer is laying down brim or skirt, works like a charm (I use something like 10 lines to have plenty of time for this, and still some brim left even if the first 3-4 lines are laid down with poor leveling).

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    Posted · How many of you fine tune the build-plate levelling screws while print is in progress?

    I do it also on the first print after i relevel (if i worked on the head for example), i rarely relevel the buildplate as it's pretty stable.

    Anyway it's always a good practise to watch the first layer (at least the brim or skirt) in order to spot some level issues, and turning the knobs during the print is the easiest and most accurate way to fine tune the level.

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