Questions tagged [flashforge-adventurer-3]

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Flashforge Adventurer 3 - how to replace X-axis endstop

I found a similar question in the forum but now need assistance on how to replace the X-axis endstop. I have been scouring for videos and haven't found one yet. Can anyone help me? The printer turns ...
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Why is my nozzle routinely clogging and no longer extruding mid otherwise successful print with several different previously successful filaments?

I’ve a Flashforge Adventurer 3 which I’ve found to be a fantastic out of the box ready to go printer. I’ve clocked up 500 hours on it. I’ve had issues where the nozzle was too close to the print bed, ...
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Flashforge 3 head not heating up

I have a Flashforge 3. It appears my print head is not heating up, but only when trying to print something. Once my bed gets to temperature, it starts printing but the head is still very low (30 °C) e....
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Flashforge adventurer 3 will not home or calibrate

I had a piece of filament break off in the tube and could not unload it so I removed the extruder and pulled out the piece. Reloaded filament and started to recalibrate. The head went to left and ...
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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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I have blind clips that are no longer being produced. I want to be able to 3D print them. What would be the best way to make a copy?

I have a set of blind clips that I want to be able to print out. They no longer produce them and I cannot find a possible place to buy them. I have minimal experience in CAD and am wondering, I have ...
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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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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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What to do if filament spool won't fit in 3D printer

My sample filament has just ran out. Luckilly, I've already bought more filament. The only problem I have is that the spool for the new filament won't fit inside my 3D printer. The filament itself ...
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Printing issues of ABS on a Flashforge Adventure 3 nozzle blocked

I tried to print in ABS for my first time. I have had my printer for almost 2 years but have only just started to use it and have a total of 28 hours of print time. The job I tried to print was meant ...
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What are some good safety tips for a 3D printing beginner?

I have just bought my own 3D printer. However, I am now reading that there may be some safety risks to 3D printing. I will be taking some precautions, such as buying an enclosed 3D printer (the ...
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Flashforge Adventurer 3 - bed temperature not going over 89 °C

I have an issue with my Flashforge Adventurer 3. When printing with ABS, the bed temperature is not going over 89 °C. Additionally, when I connect to the printer with Flashprint, it displays a ...
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Has anybody successfully used Prusa Slicer with the FlashForge Adventurer 3?

I am trying to get rid of the FlashPrint slicer that comes with the Adventurer 3 due to its limited capabilities - to no success. Cura works to some extent, Simplify3D lacks some bottom layer patterns ...
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Running costs of 3D printing

In the year that I have had my Flashforge Adventurer 3 I have just had a second extruder head break. The replacement cost (in AUD) is 135.00. But, I'll also need a new nozzle and a replacement ...
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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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Flashforge Adventure 3 printer

Recently bought the printer for my son, right from the start it didn’t print well. We made some adjustments and got it working somewhat but now it keeps printing (Benchy) only half way up and starts ...
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Printing temperatures for ABS on a Flashforge Adventurer 3

I've recently acquired a Flashforge Adventurer 3 and am having difficulty printing with ABS. The initial layers seem to lay and stay pretty well, though after a few more moments, one side will peel up ...
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Flashforge Adventurer 3 Filament feeder loud thumping noise, not enough filament extruded

My Flashforge Adventurer 3 is not printing properly. Filament feeder makes repetitive loud thumping noise and not enough filament is extruded. Resulting print (if completed) is not solid. Results ...
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Extruder/nozzle keeps clogging up

I have an Adventurer 3 printer from Flashforge and every time I unclog it, it gets clogged up again. I’ve done about 6 or 7 prints with it. So after I unclog it, I load the filament and it comes out ...
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