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What options exist for augmenting the automatic bed-leveling?

When I print this file, one section smears. The print head is dragged through the soft filament. At first I thought my aluminum bed was warped, so I upgraded to a glass bed. Test prints were much ...
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Marlin 2.0 Firmware temperature jumping on LCD when trying to configure UBL

Flashed Marlin 2.0 on my Folgertech 2020 Prusa i3 variant. Calibrating seems to have gone smoothly until I tried to set up UBL. Saved the mesh into EEPROM with the ...
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Creality Ender-3 V2 motors going insane

I recently started using my Ender 3 V2 again because I needed it to print a hook. I went through multiple problems that I could solve by updating the firmware but after starting the print, I heard a ...
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Horizontal defects when linear_advance enabled?

What could cause that? When linear_advance (v1.5) is "off" (M900 K0) - everything is uniform and smooth, only corners are protruding as expected. When it is "on"...
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Does matching whole Z-motor steps for layer height actually matter on Ender 3?

This question asks about computing the fundamental layer height unit for full Z-motor steps, on the basis of a theory that layer thickness can be inconsistent if the height is at different micro-...
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ABS prints consistently splitting in the same place

I am printing ABS in an enclosure and most of the prints have worked out well with minor tweaking. However, the top layer always seems to split or skip a step (not sure which). The cube is sliced in ...
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How do I stop the extruder from sticking to the back corner of the part?

I was gifted a Creality Ender-3 and thus have begun my first foray into 3D printing. Things went well for the setup and first prints; I printed some of the 3D files that came with the printer, then ...
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CR10S Pro V2 Screen not working after replacing the hotend extruder

Recently my hotend extruder got stripped out so I bought a new one and went to replace it, after finishing, my screen wouldn't turn on and it is no longer connecting to my PC. The filament sensors ...
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How I can turn PET plastic into PETG?

With a friend, we managed to successfully make ABS filament and print with it (even though we sold a couple of spools) now we want to turn our attention to PET. The problem is that it's really hard to ...
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How to get dual Z, dual Y steppers and dual endstops working on Marlin?

I've been trying for days to get my BTT SKR2 board to work with both dual Y & Z-axis and independent end stops (2 per axis). The Y-axis does independent homing just fine no matter which way the ...
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Can't get rid of horizontal layer lines?

I have an Ender 3 V1 3D printer. When I first got the printer and assembled it, I was able to get very good prints. My post is specifically about horizontal layer lines, and initially with my printer, ...
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What does CRASH_RECOVER mean from Octoprint?

When watching the Raspberry PI daemon.log while running OctoPrint, I see contents like the following, which occasionally includes enqueing "CRASH_RECOVER" (but I do not see "...
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How can I correct *second and third layer* elephant foot?

I'm attempting to print this print-in-place bag clip (in the 80 and 100 sizes). Early prints came out well, except that my persistent elephant foot resulted in locking the hinge. Oddly, a few days ...
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BLTouch not probing all points and motors making really loud noises since rebuild of latest Marlin (new hot end installed and BLTouch)

Please listen to this video, which illustrates the issue, with the sound on. Link to configuration.h and configuration_adv.h ...
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Inconsistent layer stacking

I'm throwing this out that as a long shot, as I'm not sure if anyone can help me, but maybe there's someone out there who had a similar issue and might have successfully dealt with this before. I'm ...

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