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Posted · curved surface

is 0.15 the recommended layer height for this model?

Printing finer layers will give better results on curved top layers, but is that good for the hairy part?

The green showing is not terrible, it is not a hole. The red color is the most outside wall and green is the next one, they are both walls.

You could try the 'adaptive layers' under the experimental tab, in the layer view set the color scheme to Layer thickness instead of Line Type. This looks at the curvature of the model and will print thinner layers at the places you selected (horizontal areas), an uses thicker layers on vertical parts. This result in a few extra hours in this case and might not be good for the hair.

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Posted · curved surface

thank you for your time!

I will try this settings that you give me and I will inform you If this succeeded.

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Posted · curved surface

The hair will look very different.  Some will be thin.  Some will be thick.  It may look better or worse than the typical hairy lion but it will definitely look different!  I would probably stick to .15 or .2 layers but I'm very curious to see what it would look like with variable layers.  The top of the head should be fine with any layer height.  You can always do a "comb over" if you don't like the top of his head being hairless.

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