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Posted · Alternating filament colors

If you want to do this in a "better" way you would have to splice the parts of filament together or use a Palette (I think it's only for 1.75mm filament). Maybe the material station could do the job too.

Until now I didn't manage to find an easy and low cost way to do that...


Or alternatively you print it in dual print, but this means that you have to prepare a STL file for dual extrusion, and you will only have 2 colors.

An other alternative is to find a multicolor filament spool for example:




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