Questions tagged [lulzbot]

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Trying to remove autolevel from G-code - offset from bed not correct

I’ve been having all kinds of trouble with really every part of the print procedure on my Lulzbot Mini 2 that comes before the actual extrusion starts. I think I can get around 90 % of my issues ...
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OctoPrint Unable to Connect to Lulzbot Mini

We have a Lulzbot Mini at my office (i.e. it's not my personal printer). It's connected to an OctoPi and I've been able to get just one file to print on it (which I had to cancel due to leveling ...
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Can I replace hotend on Lulzbot Mini 2 with upcoming E3D Hermes?

I've seen articles about the Hermes hotend coming soon from E3D, and was wondering if anyone knows if it's possible to replace the stock Aerostruder on Lulzbot Mini 2 with it. The Aero has been giving ...
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How far off-plane of a 4th-corner probe should be cause for concern during bed leveling?

On my TAZ Pro, after modifying and reinstalling my build surface, I have the following verbose output from running self-calibration: ...
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Is this articulated Turtle print failing because of over extrusion on a Taz Workhorse?

I've been working on calibrating my Taz Workhorse, and was dealing with some under-extrusion issues, despite checking the e-steps on the extruder and relatively modest retraction settings (2.5 mm ...
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Why do my prints have such a rough surface? (Taz Lulzbot Pro)

Model: Taz Lulzbot Pro Things we tried to get it to work: Tried both ABS and PLA Hatchbox brand Uploaded new set of settings from another printer of the same brand that works using the hatchbox. ...
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How to estimate the printing time of a 3D printer from an STL file?

My local library has a 3D printer (Lulzbot Mini) for patrons to use. The prints are limited to 4 hours and if I go after work I really only have two hours before the Library closes. The software at ...
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Lulzbot Taz Pro E2 Not Lowering Into Position

I just bought a new Lulzbot Taz Pro which has dual extrusion. The second extruder will not move when it is about to print so it is extruding filament in above the print bed. When the print switches ...
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Entwined fiber-filled filament stops extruding after a few layers

I recently took my first shot at printing with specialty filament -- Entwined by 3-D Fuel -- on a Lulzbot TAZ having an 0.5mm nozzle. (Note that this is the original Entwined, not the mid-2018 "v2" ...
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Marlin Minimum X/Y Feedrate

I'm in a situation where I'd like to move the XY axes on my printer extremely slowly (down to 0.05 mm/s = 3 mm/min). [I'm okay with 'smooth' motion not being possible]. First off, here's ...
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Danger in 3D printing over a lithium ion battery

So I bought a Lulzbot Mini a couple months ago and finally downloaded Ultimaker's version of Cura... Boy... have I been missing out... One feature Ultimaker Cura implemented that I've been looking ...
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Any family of plastics / filaments that bend and keep their shape?

Not asking for a product recommendation, unless there's only one product out there like this... I have a need for a flexible filament that retains its deformation, kind of like silly putty. Are there ...
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ooze shield vs priming tower, do you need both?

I've been experimenting with two color prints. In my first test, I enabled a priming tower and the print came out OK, but there was definitely some oozing from the non-active head and left a lot of ...
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Is a dual extruder a reasonable choice for all-purpose printing

I'm new to 3D printing and I recently got a LulzBot Taz 6 printer. I'm interested in doing dual extrusion printing (especially with dissolvable supports), but I'm also interested in doing single ...
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Problem With large prints on Lulzbot Taz6

I have got a Lulzbot TAZ6 3 days ago. Last night I started a print which is 21 hours long and when I returned check on it this afternoon it was a complete mess. These are the objects that I wanted to ...
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Large flat ABS print curling during cooldown

I am printing a large flat print, approximately 8" x 4" x 1/8". It has good adhesion when printing and lays flat when finished. I allow the print to cool slowly but the center of the print bows upward ...
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Why do the corners of my ABS object lift off the bed?

I print ABS on a LulzBot Taz 5 and frequently have issues with the corners of objects lifting off the bed. My extruder is at 230 °C and the bed is at 90 °C for the first layer and 100 °...