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Posted (edited) · Help - gaps in top layer and around outer walls

Hey all! Hope I’m posting in the right area. Iv been dialing in my new printer and ran into an annoying issue. My e steps are calibrated and I’ve done a flow test with the hollow test cube with a single .48 wall. The flow test prints are great, I average the 4 walls and get around .5 to .51 which is close enough for me. Now when I print a normal cube as a final test I get gaps in the top infill layer and gaps between the inner and outer walls. If I bump up the flow in increments I can fix the gaps but then that defeats my flow test calibration settings and my top layer looks over extruded. Any tips ?  Printer - creality cr6se -nozzle .4 , running latest version of Cura. E193D7D4-6C9A-4B93-958E-E806B9A4ECF5.thumb.jpeg.852b0f8bfa62cc82c7ab7f4827f23faf.jpeg

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    Posted · Help - gaps in top layer and around outer walls

    One other issue to note. I performed my extruder calibration using Repetier host. I measure 120mm on filament and command  feed of 100 through Repetier manual controls. Turns out perfect every time with 20mm of filament left over. Now if I do that same test, but use the controls of the printer itself it over extrudes by 5mm. ?? Am I missing something here? Double checked my eprom e steps setting and nothing has changed. I’ll post some pics later on this evening. 

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