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Posted · Question: Why does Cura print a 1 wall circle with 2 inch diameter NOT in continuous motion?

Im trying to print a 1 wall circle with 2 inch diameter. The nozzle starts extruding smoothly in a continuous circle then stops jumps ahead prints in reverse then runs over the previously extruded layer. I upload a .gif if that doesn't make sense. Any clarity on this issue would be amazing.

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    Posted · Question: Why does Cura print a 1 wall circle with 2 inch diameter NOT in continuous motion?

    How did you define the Z seam?  If it's Random then what you're describing can happen as Cura moves the layer starts here and there around the periphery.

    Combing can make the nozzle run around the circle as it avoids passing through the center to prevent stringing.

     

    Since it's a single wall model - did you consider Spiralize Outer Contour (or does the shape of the model prohibit it's use)?  Spiralize doesn't work on horizontal surfaces except for floors so if the model needs a roof it wouldn't work.

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