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Posted in thread: Apprentice Demon V8 Build on 09-23-2013 at 08:41 AM
Just a quick update. This is where the oil pan is atm I really appreciate your comment, that's
very high praise indeed! Im more or less self taught and have been trying to do this with as
Posted in thread: Apprentice Demon V8 Build on 09-15-2013 at 03:05 AM
Hey everyone I feel like Im well overdue posting this but butter late than never right? have
photos of most of the setups but I dont want to flood this thread off the bat but if there's
anything you ...
Posted in thread: My overengineered 3d printer on 12-20-2012 at 03:01 AM
Hi Student_machinist,That is a very nice printer. You really do nice machine work also. I can't
help with the nozzle clogging problem, but I do have a question concerning the design of the
Posted in thread: Apprentice Engineer on 12-16-2012 at 01:34 AM
I dont mean to be a buzz kill but the #25 should be far too easy for you. Im a 1st year
apprentice myself and ive just started building steves demon v8 engine with the hope of a
decent challenge. Im n...
Posted in thread: My overengineered 3d printer on 12-08-2012 at 09:09 PM
Its working!!! All i had to do was shorten the thermal barrier so that almost all of the cold
side was in contact with the heat sink. It still needs alot of fine tuning but im happy it will
now make i...
Posted in thread: My overengineered 3d printer on 12-06-2012 at 04:26 AM
Have you tried a purge cycle every once in a while. We run adhesives and sealer steady, and
every so many jobs we need to purge the nozzles or the flow rate becomes too low and fails..yea
i purge the ...
Posted in thread: My overengineered 3d printer on 12-05-2012 at 04:42 AM
Seems to me that the print head is right on the lower temperature limits of the plastic melt
temperature,it is blocking the nozzle because the plastic is cooling too quickly before it has
a chance to ...
Posted in thread: My overengineered 3d printer on 12-05-2012 at 04:38 AM
Im not going to be much help but Ive been looking at doing something like this, Id like to see
how you solve your problem. What are you using to heat the plastic?Im using two 5.8ohm(or
Posted in thread: My overengineered 3d printer on 12-05-2012 at 04:14 AM
i'd guess it's a v8 block. possibly a form to cast it in metal. as far as your clogging
problems sounds like not enough heat. it can get up to temp but once the wire starts flowing
it's pulling heat a...
Posted in thread: My overengineered 3d printer on 12-04-2012 at 06:09 AM
Btw whoever can guess what im trying to print gets a free interweb cookie :P