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Adventurer 3 Not loading Filament/Grinding Sound

Have had my second Adventurer 3 now about 3 weeks. Used all of the red filament that comes with it but when I go to load new FlashForge filament in the unit, I can't even get it to suck up the ...
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Adventure 3 ABS problems with raft and quality

So I started using ABS yesterday, I have done multiple prints and the quality was amazing to start with, but now I'm getting small protrusions out of the layers. I use the FlashPrint fine settings for ...
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Why does FlashPrint have different (non-100%) default extrusion ratios for different filaments?

In FlashPrint there is an Extrusion Ratio setting. It's set to 97 % for the stock PLA profile and 107 % for the stock PETG profile. I would've thought these would be 100 % by default (and the same for ...
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What does the "Control Module" setting in FlashPrint 5.1 do?

I don't understand the description of this setting in FlashPrint and have been unable to find a better description online. What does it do?
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Unable to load new filament FlashForge Adventurer 3

I have a FlashForge Adventurer 3. I have just finished my sample filament today and tried to replace it with a new spool of filament. This new filament is by Hatchbox, instead of FlashForge. Besides ...
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Failure near the start point

The image below I indicated where the point where the tip of my extruder returns after changing the layer height, I don't know if I am right to call this point "Start Point" ... The problem ...
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Under extrusion on one side, but only while printing support material

Trying to print a bracket for pliers, however the support material on the left side always fails by under extruding. The model is left-right symetrical, so the support is the same for both sides. ...
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What are the dimensions of the FlashForge Creator Pro heating block?

I have a FlashForge Creator Pro, couple of years old. I'm looking to replace one or both of the heating blocks, as they're getting old and pretty gunked up. Instead of buying two blocks at \$30 each,...
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Adventurer 3 3D Printer doesn't extrude correctly

I am new to 3D printing which we all are/were at some point. I have no clue how to address the issue which likely is reason why I haven't found the solution yet. So if you see that this question has ...
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Z Offset Keeps Changing Flashforge Hunter

I am a newbie and I started having printing problems with my Flashforge Hunter. I found out that with every calibration the building plate Z offset is getting larger by approx 0.1 mm to 0.2 ...
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Flashforge Adventurer 3 Spool mounting

I have just purchased the above 3D printer and the mount for the spool does not fit the new spool. The external spigots are too large and there is no axle shaft that would have helped. This is a photo ...
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I need assistance replacing the PTFE tube in the nozzle on our Flashforge dreamer

We disassembled everything in order to unclog the filament from the tube, but now I can't seem to get the nozzle to screw back in to the hotbed with the PTFE tube in place. Is there some kind of trick?...
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PLA Filament Not Softening During Load w/ FlashForge Creator Pro

Recently, after printing fine for several weeks, I've gone to load in white PLA filament into the right extruder on my FlashForge Creator Pro and the extruder is not pulling the white PLA filament ...
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Nema Stepper used in Flashforge 3D printer

I am using Flashforge Creator Pro and a Flashforge Finder I want to know which NEMA stepper model is used in each of these two printers, or is it NEMA 17 for both? Their model numbers are: ...
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