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UPS lied to us - it will not be arriving on Wednesday. ::(:

 

It's already in our grubby, grabby little hands! ::D:

 

And Brigid seems to have already decided which print is hers - it's one we already own. ::P:

 

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Apparently named Rarr!

 

Not a big surprise - she menaces her Weebles with the WizKids umber hulk already. (I'm already thinking about ways to make her a costume....)

 

The Auld Grump

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I got mine set up tonight.  I'm running it through a test print using one of the files that came with it.  (First, make sure it prints the stock files.  Then try printing other files.)  This is my second attempt.  The first failed because I failed to reengage the extruder so it wasn't feeding filament.  (Oops.)

 

Also, since it wasn't obvious to me, the standard set of tools used in setup, etc., are stored in a tool drawer in the base.

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3 hours ago, Spodi said:

 

Wait... did you print that on the CR-6?! If that is from a FDM printer and not resin, then consider my mind thoroughly blown.

 

I was thinking of asking the same thing. Waiting patiently for and answer @TheAuldGrump. Still waiting for them to get to the Canadian with addons part of the shipping cycle. Still need to figure out where I'll set it up too. The simplest location for me is right near our RO filter system and I don't really want it anywhere near water. Should be able to figure out something once I have it and can see how much space it really takes up. I'm not so good at judging using just measurements, especially as it's nice to have extra space around things.

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3 hours ago, Spodi said:

 

Wait... did you print that on the CR-6?! If that is from a FDM printer and not resin, then consider my mind thoroughly blown.

 

It's hard to tell for certain from the picture, but with the size of an umber hulk I think those results shouldn't be a problem on FDM. There is a lot of detail to be found or lost in orienting .08mm layers at the right angle.

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I have no doubt you can turn out something that nice now with FDM. With my old Ender3 I got really good results on Battlemechs with a standard nozzle and fine settings. My new Ender6 has a 2mm nozzle, so I am really looking forward to firing it up.

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6 hours ago, Spodi said:

 

Wait... did you print that on the CR-6?! If that is from a FDM printer and not resin, then consider my mind thoroughly blown.

Nope, swiped the image from Artisan Guild, who make the mini. ::):

 

Eventually the Creality will be joined by another printer, possibly a Saturn, which I think can create prints like that.

 

The Auld Grump

 

Our test Benchy came out decently, some stringing and a bit of droop to her cabin roof - but pretty good.

 

A far cry from what I was expecting. (I was expecting our first print to be an abject failure - it's tradition!)

 

The Auld Grump - Benchy - the jolly 3D torture test!

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On 9/11/2020 at 10:43 PM, Xiwo Xerase said:

I got mine set up tonight.  I'm running it through a test print using one of the files that came with it.  (First, make sure it prints the stock files.  Then try printing other files.)  This is my second attempt.  The first failed because I failed to reengage the extruder so it wasn't feeding filament.  (Oops.)

 

Also, since it wasn't obvious to me, the standard set of tools used in setup, etc., are stored in a tool drawer in the base.

 

I didn't have that problem...

 

Because, before pledging for this, I watched the 3D printing nerd unboxing where he couldn't find the tool drawer.  ::P:

 

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On 9/11/2020 at 11:43 PM, Xiwo Xerase said:

I got mine set up tonight.  I'm running it through a test print using one of the files that came with it.  (First, make sure it prints the stock files.  Then try printing other files.)  This is my second attempt.  The first failed because I failed to reengage the extruder so it wasn't feeding filament.  (Oops.)

 

Also, since it wasn't obvious to me, the standard set of tools used in setup, etc., are stored in a tool drawer in the base.

Watch the unboxing videos on YouTube - you are not alone.

 

At least three reviewers did not know about that drawer.

 

The Auld Grump

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