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Posted · Favorite printing colors?

a little question.

are there any sources for different soft arch colours in PLA.

stone white, light greys, things that could be really used to make nice arch prints.

I already spotted a few nice on faberdashery but was wondering if there were any more sources for different colours ?

Thanks guys.

Ian

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    Posted · Favorite printing colors?
    And I see they have flexible PLA in stock. I might get some of that to try...
    I have a 100m roll of flexible black from Ultimaker. I've only used a few meters of it and I found it almost impossible to print with it.

    I'm planning to give away some to people who want to try it on the next Ultimaker evening.

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    Posted · Favorite printing colors?

    yeah I've heard that the flexible PLA is difficult to print with.... But what are the problems exactly? I'd like to try. Not sure I want to but a whole 100m roll for something that may prove unusable... It would be nice if Faberdashery had it so I could buy just a couple of meters.

    Cheers,

    Troy.

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    Posted · Favorite printing colors?

    The problem is the grip from the extruder drive. It grinds into it very easy. Maybe the V3 bolt will work better, but I thing you need some kind of extruder that puts the pressure on more surface area.

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    Posted · Favorite printing colors?

    so i have just ordered for our new projectc Pearly White and Architect Stone from Faberdashery... hehe.

    cant wait to see how it comes out... hehe :):)

    will be posting pics but probably next week when i get them.

    Ian :)

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    Posted · Favorite printing colors?

    When I was looking for a white plastic Faberdashery was sold out of the 'Arctic White' and they didn't have Pearly White as an available colour yet... So I ordered some of that Architects stone instead and I love it. I find it to be a much more 'natural' white than the others. It's not really much of a stone colour... maybe white limestone like... but for me it's the perfect colour for a lot of white things as it's a clean, but dull white and looks similar to common polystyrene that is used in model kits. If you're a Star Trek fan (and who isn't?) I find it to be a nice match to the off-white colour of the original Enterprise as seen in the Original Series.

    Cheers,

    Troy.

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