# Pretty ugly surface remains after using support ramp. Are my slicer settings correct?

I'm printing a object with a pretty sizable overhang. And the results, after support removal, are pretty ugly.

Here is the print before support removal.

And here is the final product, sigh.

Finally here are my slic3r settings:

• Generate Support Material: [✔]
• Overhang threshold: 60°
• Max Layer Count for Supports: 0 layers
• Enforce Support for the First: 0 layers
• Raft layers: 0 layers

Options for support material and raft

• Contact Z distance: 0.2 (detachable) mm
• Pattern: pillars
• Pattern spacing: 2.5 mm
• Pattern angle: 0°
• Interface Layers: 3 layers
• Interface pattern spacing: 2 mm
• Support on Build Plate Only: [✔]
• Don't support bridges: [ ]

The material I'm using is ABS, 230 °C temperature setting. Layers, Adaptive Slicing, Adaptive quality: 75 %, Match horizontal surfaces. Vertical shells, 3 perimeters minimum. Horizontal shells, solid layers: top: 3, bottom 3.

Is there a way to improve this?

Note: for anybody interested... these are small disposable spatulas used to place bondo mix onto a flat surface at the bottom of a restricted space, to fill small holes in wood. Its too tight in there to use a normal putty knife.

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There has been some conversation about print speeds. Included here are the speed settings from Slic3r:

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Gee, looking at this, I'm wondering why there is such a large gap between the gold colored E shaped interface to the blue spatula handle? And that makes me wonder, what support material and raft settings should I be using? Why is that gap so big? (And I have to go back into SolidWorks and check, but I'm nearly certain that handle is 2 mm wide. That gap to the support is really big.)

• It appears as if the support is just too far away, and then the bridging fails as of the high print temperature and minimal amount of cooling. This prints much easier in PLA. – 0scar Jun 2 '20 at 22:01

• I see your words written here, but I don't understand what you are talking about. "Slow down on printing overhangs" ? Where is that set? You mentioned Cura, does that mean Slic3r has a similar setting (and fix)? Then you jump to firmware. I'm using Slic3r --> Printer Settings --> General --> Firmware, G-Code Flavor: Sailfish Makerbot Can that setting be corrected in Sailfish? many thx. – zipzit Jun 2 '20 at 2:59