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Faberdashery loose spool is kicking the clumsy noob's hiney

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I really like the filament. But that loose spool is a pain.

No matter how I try to lay it, or support it, it will get tangled up. The only thing working has been to take an old empty spool and wind it by hand. Not easy as that can tangle during that process and you really have to be on guard against crossing the lines on the spool or it will hang there too.

I am open to any suggestions. Kinda tired of chewing up good filament...... :(

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I always thought it would be a pain but lately I have been wanting to wind my own material have you found a proper reel winding devise?? I'm sure there would be something around,, I'm looking for one myself if I find one Ill drop a post hear..

Good Luck

Oooohhh, that would be nice! Thanks! I was hand winding a roll today (having to untangle it from trying ways to print without re-spooling it) and was trying to work out the math in me wee noggin for the turns of the spool and the back and forth slide of the threading controller.

If I can get it worked out, I will try to design such a device. I am sure they exist, but I do just love a problem to solve.

Unfortunately, I am derailed on my spiralized fractals and such for lamps at the moment, so I am just taking the lazy way out.

I am so derailed on that project (And the microelectronics to control them) that I have yet to wind up my 14" Enterprise.....

Sigh....so easily tangented off into solving problems LOL

I know that the good folks at fbrc8 enjoy using it a lot. I was hoping to hear a cool idea or so from them.

It really is nice filament.

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For Faberdashery I used this https://www.youmagine.com/designs/faberdashery-spool-er

Ofc was a pain to respool every single one, but for me was worth to avoid tangles, or being dangerously close to become a Loom weaver when a big tangle happen.

Faber is great, but they are so behind other filament sellers that I stopped buying to them 6minths ago. Not worth the trouble and 90% of the colors can be found on Eumakers. Ofc faber filament is more precise but the cost Kilo is yoo high to justify the troubles.

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For Faberdashery I used this https://www.youmagine.com/designs/faberdashery-spool-er

Ofc was a pain to respool every single one, but for me was worth to avoid tangles, or being dangerously close to become a Loom weaver when a big tangle happen.

Faber is great, but they are so behind other filament sellers that I stopped buying to them 6minths ago. Not worth the trouble and 90% of the colors can be found on Eumakers. Ofc faber filament is more precise but the cost Kilo is yoo high to justify the troubles.

Nice Link :)Thanks :)

Cost wise, Faberdashery seems to be in line with the other filaments I buy. At least here in the US. The only filament I purchase that is exorbitant it UM's PVA. Yikes! That is right at twice the cost of another PVA filament (Matterhackers) I buy.

I am still in the experimental stage of things, but they do have transparent colors I have not seen yet in others, so far. Of course, being in the US, colors are not always available. And, they are accurate in diameter.

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