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Posted · How can I improve this print?

Also it's hard to get the bottom layer perfect (always adjusting flow and such) and so it may take 5 tries to get a good red layer but the remaining white part always works perfect.

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    Posted · How can I improve this print?

    I just needed to try it myself, and yes indeed getting the first layer good is very difficult. Most of the time the letters won't stick to the buildplate.

    But finally I got some succes, thanks for the advice!

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    (don't mind the colors)

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    Posted · How can I improve this print?

    To get the letters to stick better try printing a bit hot - maybe 230C for the blue layer only. Also move the bed a smidge closer to the nozzle - don't re-level. INstead just turn the 3 knobs 1/4 turn such that they loosen the bed to let it rise (counter clockwise looking from below).

    Also this will look a little better if you up the flow maybe. Well if you raise the bed 1/4 turn you probably don't have to increase the flow.

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    Posted · How can I improve this print?

    Another tip: in cura pay attention to the blue and white squares that represent the "bed". They are 10mm wide each. Place your two parts such that the left edge of the yellow part is lined up with one of those lines. Then place the words lined up knowing the yellow parts ends at the same edge.

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