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Posted · Why is this not being supported?

So I am trying to print a helmet on my E5+ and I cannot get cura to adequately support these horns. Prusa has paint on supports which is awesome, but I don't like the program. I have tried printing this with custom supports 6 times, all fail. What setting am I missing?

 

These pictures show just basic supports, I have not added custom ones in there. When I do add custom supports, there is 2 layers of air inbetween the support and the tip and thats where it fails when I add them.

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    Posted · Why is this not being supported?

    Set Cura up with the model and your settings and then use "File | Save Project" and post the 3mf file here.

    Off the top of my head (and from far away) that looks like a candidate for Tree Support.  I'd want to play with the settings though.  Sometimes it's the XY distance or you need to enable Z overrides XY.  Those tall skinny supports won't complete and whatever they are suppose to support will fail.

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    Posted · Why is this not being supported?

    Well, the 3mf is 134mb and when it finally opened there was no model.  The file may have become corrupted.

     

    You can try making a 3mf again, or post the STL file.

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    Posted · Why is this not being supported?

    Actually, I could do it remotely, let me know if this works. See the horns have no support?

     

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/13ZX0-D1XiFVHFNGzjK_lZJ94NsvJeXFo/view?usp=sharing

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