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Can anyone suggest what's happening here? I think that I have an incorrect setting but don't know which it is. There is a lot of travel inside the model which appears to extend to the outside - shown as white spots on the outer surface. I havent't printed this yet as I thought I'de check with a preview. I'm using Cura 5.1

shark mouth.jpg

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    Hey @paulsroom,


    Can you share your project file with us?  🤔
    That makes it easier to troubleshoot. 

    To save a project file go to File -> Save project

    From your screenshot I indeed see travels. It's good to keep in mind that the darker blue travels are unretracted and will leave strings, the lighter blue travels will be retracted and should not leave any strings. Stringing should only occur inside of your model since that part is not visible or between supports since that will be removed anyways. 

    It's a tricky model to print! Are you sure this is the best orientation to print it? I would be worried that I would break off the teeth of the shark when removing the supports. I depending on the purpose I would have the pointy parts point up.

    Can you let us know if this helps and what other help you need? 
    Thank you 😄

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    Posted · print travel

    I was actually trying to avoid the surface roughness left from breaking off support. But I think you're right it should be printed the other way up. It's the mouth of an articulated shark. This is not my design and unfortnuately all the sections that make up the shark do not have a flat part that can sit on the printbead.


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