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Posted · Reduced supply of 2.85mm ?

Has anyone else noticed some brands are cutting back on their support for 2.85, it's always been the less popular size but now, Spectrum (my PLA of choice) has stopped doing many of the colours and types of filament in 2.85.

 

Think i will have to move to Fillamentum, which brand do people prefer for PLA for example ?

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    Posted · Reduced supply of 2.85mm ?

    In the past I bought a lot of Colorfabb, but then tried Filamentum and they are also great, have nice colours and are much cheaper than Colorfabb. So if I need new spools I will buy probably Filamentum.

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    Posted · Reduced supply of 2.85mm ?

    i have just ordered a good few rolls of Filamentum, hopefully they won't decide 2.85 is not a good business model for them also !

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    Posted · Reduced supply of 2.85mm ?

    My favourite PET-G was Spectrum as well. Sadly no longer available. Using a British manufacturer now which is excellent and cheaper though.

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    Posted · Reduced supply of 2.85mm ?
    20 minutes ago, Ishy said:

    My favourite PET-G was Spectrum as well. Sadly no longer available. Using a British manufacturer now which is excellent and cheaper though.

     

    Interesting, which brand are you using ?

     

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    Posted · Reduced supply of 2.85mm ?
    3 hours ago, Link said:

     

    Interesting, which brand are you using ?

     

    https://www.altecweb.com/home.asp?cat=2.85mmFilament

    Really impressed, tolerances are excellent, prints come out fantastic, extremely strong and the price is amazing.

    I print with it at 235 c.

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