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Messed up Print - Looks fine on Cura 3.6.0 - But print ISNT

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Always look at your part in layer view before printing.  You looked at it in solid view.  Please show a screen shot of layer view and use the color scheme as "line type" so I can get a feel for the issue.  

 

I'm guessing there is something wrong with the model though - you could try sending it through the netfabb repair service.

netfabb free repair service is here (you have to create a free acocunt first):
https://service.netfabb.com/login.php

 

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HI Guys

 

Thanks for your input. It does indeed appear to be the support material - because when i break it into 2 pieces  - the actual candelstick i modelled is inside - but i cannot remove all the support material that has been fused onto it.

 

When i remove the create support prior to slicing - it prints out fine.

 

Jeez - i tried it 4 times before i saw your comment and unticked the "support" box on Cura.

 

GR5- netfabb sounds like a great resource to have access to - many thanks for the link.

 

Thank again.

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Hi GR5

 

Yes your right - i looked and it showed the support as you said. But i do agree -  best put some supports in cad - especially for those canitlever bits where there is nothing underneath. I should have added something thin in CAD that i could easily remove after it's printed.

 

My CAD skills are poor as i normally have a cad guy at work to drawing work for me. I am using a 30 day trial version of ACAD that i am playing around with at home. Took me about 10 hours to do that candle thing - thats how poor my cad skills are.

 

Many thanks again - am learning slowly.

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