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Why keep the bed heated after initial layer(s) with PLA (or PETG)?

I'm printing on an Ender 5 with the default flex/magnetic build surface. I read that PLA and PETG may sometimes be printed without any bed heating at all and also that bed heating is the main ...
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CR-10S / Ender5+ LCD Touchscreen Firmware Editing

How would I go about editing the LCD menus for the touchscreen? Oddly the Ender 5+ is supposed to be an upgrade but the Ender 5 (regular) has so much more stuff you can control from the LCD screen. ...
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Nozzle jiggles when screwing into heating block

I've had the Ender 5 Pro, as is, for 3 months. After I tried a cheap PLA filament (maybe too cheap), it clogged the nozzle. I cleaned it, but any other filament I have would have similar problems ...
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Ender 5 Plus not going "home" (or zero) correctly

I have been successfully using the Ender 5 Plus for a month now but suddenly the printer won't go back to zero or "home" correctly. Whenever you press home or start a print it should go and ...
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Ender 5 Pro bent/curved print on base

Ender 5 Pro prints are very uneven on base of the model. In this example I printed an SD card dummy but it is not even flat. Having a glass bed it is super strange to see this kind of behaviour. Here ...
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Ender 5 with 8-bit Creality 1.1.4 board- Issue with speed of extruder motor spinning too slow

The issue I'm having is that the extruder motor is not spinning fast enough so the filament doesn't come out as fast as I would like it to. In terms of the specs, the printer is an Ender 5 that has ...