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Posted · My Ender 3 Pro is making shapes poorly

My Ender 3 Pro is having trouble making shapes on its first layer. For example, the first layer of a circle it tries to make, the plastic will just get dragged along with the printer. I've done done my best to level the bed, so is it a problem with my settings? I'm using 1.75 mm PLA  and heating the plastic to 200 C and the bed to 60 C

 

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    Posted · My Ender 3 Pro is making shapes poorly

    It's leveling.  Try pushing up on the bed or down on the nozzle and you will see it's better.  If you still have issues, please include photos.

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    Posted · My Ender 3 Pro is making shapes poorly

    Hi

     

    Thanks for the help, better leveling the bed did solve the issue of the plastic being drug around. However, the shapes are still messing up even though the first layer goes down fine. I have attached the CAD file as well as a picture of what the printer made.Circular Face Plate with Pattern v4 gcode.gcode 

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    Posted · My Ender 3 Pro is making shapes poorly

    It looks like your X axis is slipping.  Usually that's caused by a loose pulley.  Mark the shaft of the stepper and the pulley with a sharpie and print something and see if it is slipping.

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