9 votes
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Test print coming out spongy

It turned out I had the wrong filament size set in Ultimaker Cura. Fixing this resolved the issue.
6 votes

Noise cancelling Chiron Y-axis

Have you tried a concrete tile for garden with foam below it? Check https://www.cnckitchen.com/blog/reduce-your-3d-printing-noise-with-a-concrete-paver The same is on ...
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6 votes

How to get less Z-seam?

There is a Cura option to choose a random seam alignment in the shell menu: Z-seam alignment This setting allows you to choose where each new layer in the Z direction starts and affects where the ...
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4 votes

How to get less Z-seam?

This Cura support page lists the options for Shell settings, specifically: Seam corner preference The Z-seam is hidden as much as possible by default. However, for some projects, specifically those ...
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3 votes

How do I make the layers stick together more and warp less?

Not sure what the other answers are talking about. From the picture, your nozzle is just way too far from the bed and the extruded material is just barely making contact. Adjust it so that, when moved ...
3 votes
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Why are fast printed lines thinner?

In your case, since linear advance makes the issue disappear, the reason of the thinner lines is the same as explained in the link you provided: The section (2) simply is very long because you ...
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3 votes

Bottom Layer Compression (over extrusion) - Can't get rid of it

So I managed to figure it out and it turns out the vertical guide screws had a lot of grease/oil build up near the bottom which was impeding the X axis motor from properly moving the nozzle vertically ...
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3 votes

Bottom Layer Compression (over extrusion) - Can't get rid of it

I had the same problem with bottom 8-10 layers being squashed. Tried all the possible settings and nothing helped. Eventually found that the bottom part of the Z-axis guide rails was narrower then the ...
2 votes

Bottom Layer Compression (over extrusion) - Can't get rid of it

The first thing that comes to mind is that, even though you have levelled the bed, the print nozzle may be too close causing too much "squish" on the first layer. Squish isn't bad as it promotes ...
2 votes
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How to get less Z-seam?

A bulging seam is caused by a mix of factors, especially: Material oozing while dwelling too long at the point of layer change (including the time spent in the Z move). This can be mitigated by ...
1 vote

How to get less Z-seam?

Use Cura's "Vase Mode" (known as Spiralize Outer Contour) for seamless printing.
1 vote

Marlin: Why is the extruder stepper jerking?

The setting that makes these small retractions is LIN_ADVANCE. It is found in Configuration_adv.h and is disabled in the vanilla ...
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1 vote

3D Printer does not print whole object

It looks like either the mechanical travel is constrained or, possibly you have the origin of the X-Y plane in the wrong place in Cura. Usually Cura won't even slice if it thinks the object extends ...
1 vote

AnyCubic Chiron shifting in Y axis

AnyCubic Support suggested I swap two of the motor drivers (X and Y) and after I did that, the problem disappeared. I've had a half dozen good prints in a row now, no problems at all. The drivers ...
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