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Any advice on modeling support structures?

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Any advice out there on creating support structures in the model?  Like support style or patterns that work best?  Material efficient methods?

I created these rings to hold up the countersunk ledge.  I sank them 0.1mm below the ledge but they still stuck pretty good and I had to drill them out.

(The face seen is touching the build plate)

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Thanks

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