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When printing multiple objects at once, or traveling over gaps in prints, I get a lot of stringing. How can I help this?

I have a Creality Ender 3 V2. I do a fairly good amount of printing with it, using only PLA.I have notice when I am printing between gaps or doing multiple objects at once, I get a lot of stringing. ...
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I have stringing issues with my Anycubic Chiron printer

Stringing issue. I'm using: 1 mm nozzle 200 °C 40 mm/s speed 0.75 mm layer height retraction is 7.5 mm and; 70 mm/s Material: PLA+. Note: I would like to keep the layer height the same How can I ...
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What's causing this lack of layer adhesion after a crash?

I recently had a print failure/crash, where the print stuck to the nozzle and forced molten filament back into the print head, fans, and heater block. I changed the nozzle for a new 0.4mm same as ...
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Post processing - How should I remove stringing for the smoothest surface?

On a PLA print where stringing has occurred, what is the best way to remove it during post processing? Should I simply cut it with a hobby knife and sand the surface or are the better techniques to ...
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Ender 3 print temperature

I've tried different retraction speeds and distances using calibration models, Z-hop, coasting but nothing prevented stringing. Now I tried printing at 230 °C and that seems to do the trick. Even 220 °...
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Fixing stringing within <80% flow print out is weak

Here are the details: Creality CR 10-S5 BLTouch leveling sensor Micro Swiss Direct Drive filament upgrade kit Bed is 66 °C. I tried dozens of temperatures starting at 205 °C and going all the way ...
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Flat print blobbing and scuffing with PETG on Ender 3 Pro with Microswiss AMH/DD

I'm getting a lot of blobbing and scuffing on top of my prints in PETG on my Ender 3 with AMH/DD. It doesn't seem to do this if the print doesn't have a flat bottom so much. I have the E-steps set to ...
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Tiny "fuzzy" wispy strings on the entire surface of the model?

I have my print settings dialed into a real good spot, but there's one obstacle that's preventing them from coming out flawless; somehow, my print has "fuzz" everywhere. Not traditional ...
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Ender 3 - Tiny strings in print

Suddenly my prints start having small strings and I'm not sure what to do to eliminate them. I have already tried to clean the filament tube, cleaned up the nozzle, and played with various retraction ...
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Stringy first layer (possible extruder issue?)

This is my first 3D printer so I'm not entirely sure what could be the cause of this issue. I recently got a SUNLU S8 3D printer and have been trying to print the first test file, however, the layers ...
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Minor stringing issue, only happens in helpers & infill areas

I'm having a "minor" stringing issue, where I'm only getting stringing in helpers/support and infill area. Background: Calibrating printer with 1 roll of PLA. Still getting minimal stringing,...
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Ender 3 Marlin - Incorrect temperature

I've updated to Marlin 2.0.7 when I set up a BLTouch (I've edited configuration.h based on my board model; MKS Robin E3) and now it seems the temperature does not ...
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Stringing between holes

I am printing out models with holes, the printer makes circular patterns for each hole(which makes sense) but then it also has a string that attaches between each hole. This is unsightly and results ...
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Ender 3 with direct drive has severe stringing printing TPU

I recently upgraded my Ender 3 Pro with a direct drive kit, primarily so I can print soft materials like TPU. I bought a spool of Overture TPU to try it out. I'm getting really bad stringing on every ...
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