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kennyjeffris

How do I get Cura to print a test strip before starting the actual print?

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Hi and Welcome,

I don't know what version you are referring to but if you print a skirt (you can find this under platform adhesion in Cura 2.xx) then it will print one or more lines outside of the actual model, i guess this can be considered as a test strip and ensures that the print head is actually spitting out filament.

Usually the print head is priming enough but this depends on your printer and start.gcode

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