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How to print Coral Cuff from Thingiverse?

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To reduce stringing look at the first picture:


Every filament is different so I recommend you do the same test i did at different temperatures.

I have retraction amount at 4.5mm which is cura default and is the perfect amount. I also have one of these:


If you retract too much you will get air in your nozzle followed by blobbing.


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Some filaments are better than others. Some filaments you can just lower the temperature and they won't string at all. Other filmanets - no matter how low the temperature it will make strings - but the lower the temp - the thinner the strings - until they are as thin as a spider web silk string and they are easy to remove afterwards.

Can you repost your picture in the ultimaker forums? USually I can click on your pictures to see larger version but not this one.

On the top left corner click on "gallery" then upload your picture to a gallery. Then make a posting and click on "my media" to insert the picture into your posting.


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Oh wow! Something is seriously wrong. You appear to be over extruding by about 2X. Have you printed other objects? There are many things that can cause this:

Z axis is moving wrong amount by factor of 2X. You can test this by moving the Z axis 10mm and see if it indeed moves 10mm. This is a probablem that came up recently (there was a bad jumper on the board).

Extruder calibrated wrong by 2X. Same sort of test. Pull the filament OUT of the print head (with the head hot) until only a few centimeters are in the bowden tube. Mark the filament below the feeder with a pen. Tell the extruder to extrude 10mm. See if the mark moves 10mm.

Cura calibrated wrong - In Cura is your nozzle set to .4mm?


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