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The bottom of the pieces I am printing are unacceptable. I need a finish on the bottom  (pictured on the left) that is the same as the top surface (pictured on the right). I know the grooves have support structures in them, I can clean them up. 


I am using a creality cr-10 v3, the  4.82 slicer, printing with wood PLA filament, nozzle temp at 200, bed temp at 60, using a brim for adhesion. My bed is a glass bed.


I am new to 3D printing so please speak in terms of someone that has more years behind them than in front of them. 


Thank You

David White



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    Posted · bottom surface

    It looks like not enough squish on the first layer.  You can try adjusting the "Initial Layer Flow" to 120% to compensate but it's really a "leveling" thing.  The nozzle is too far from the bed to get a good squish and weld the extrusions together and that is why you are seeing all the gaps - the extrusions are remaining round instead of being smooshed together.

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