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Maker Select Plus 3D Printer Head Size Settings for Cura

TL;DR The settings that you seem to need can be found here: Print One At a time settings? CURA: You actually can! Providing that none of your object is too tall (taller than the Gantry ...
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3 vs 4 bearings for y axis travel

Ideally you would use three bearings opposed to four. In principle you will only need 3 fixtures to get a stable reference frame. Look at how most Prusa i3 "X" carriages are constructed, they also ...
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Replacement Nozzle options

With regards to the nozzle material, it boils down to two factors: thermal conductivity and wear resistance. Brass and copper are better at conducting heat, but they have very low wear resistance: use ...
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Gaps in top layer of prints

This is probably caused by too few top layers in combination with a too low infill percentage. Increase skin layers and increase infill percentage. If you have multiple layers already (at least about ...
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Uneven motion in X and Y directions after attempting to adjust Z motion in ADVI3++

Found the problem. The screws connecting the carriage plate to the assembly that connects to the Y-axis belt had loosened, allowing some free play for movements in the Y direction and vibration for ...
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Gaps in top layer of prints

To combat the bad top layers, I usually use usually 5 top layers for any model of layer height 0.1 to 0.3 mm. I generally don't print with less than 9 % infill for PLA, which I have found sufficient ...
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What do I need to do to recalibrate my printer after updating the firmware?

If it is Marlin based or RepRap based, many parameters are stored in EEPROM memory. A G-code command M502: Read parameters from "configuration.h" would reset all parameters that can be changed to ...
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