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by JohnStack
Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: Development Ideas
Topic: Curing LARGE parts without tilt mechanisms
Replies: 11
Views: 4636

Re: Curing LARGE parts without tilt mechanisms

I think the idea is sound; however, my thoughts that all of this is software driven. I'm dying to get into this more...
by JohnStack
Sun Aug 24, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: The Build Zone
Topic: mhackney's Beta DropLit build
Replies: 196
Views: 42302

Re: mhackney's Beta DropLit build

wow, this entire thread got me excited. Box comes Wednesday. Projector comes Friday. Whee!
by JohnStack
Wed Aug 20, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: Projectors and How To Mod them
Topic: [Video]Acer P1283 Modification Tutorial
Replies: 15
Views: 6901

Re: [Video]Acer P1283 Modification Tutorial

Brent recommends that this is the one that is purchased?????
by JohnStack
Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: Projectors and How To Mod them
Topic: Brent's DropLit Projector Calibration
Replies: 8
Views: 3774

Re: Brent's DropLit Projector Calibration

When you say calibration, do you mean Focus?
by JohnStack
Mon Aug 18, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: DropLit
Topic: BETA testers discussion
Replies: 176
Views: 58857

Re: BETA testers discussion

So these won't work in ninjaflex, right? LOL
by JohnStack
Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Here are a few things I have made. 3d'n is fun!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2740

Re: Here are a few things I have made. 3d'n is fun!!!

Love the pressurewasher! On thingiverse?
by JohnStack
Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:58 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Traitorous thoughts
Replies: 33
Views: 6236

Re: Traitorous thoughts

Starfish, you shoulda taken in the Orion, right?

totally different printers, hope the decision-maker grokked it.

Empathetic.
by JohnStack
Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:53 pm
Forum: Projectors and How To Mod them
Topic: Questions about Projectors for Resin-Based Printers
Replies: 6
Views: 4626

Re: Questions about Projectors for Resin-Based Printers

DLP instead of LED because of pixels (here's an article that explains why The UV output being important is why you remove the UV filters from the bulb and the light path, BUT, be aware that doing so can greatly shorten the life of the DLP system. The filters remove both UV and IR and the latter lea...
by JohnStack
Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:22 pm
Forum: Projectors and How To Mod them
Topic: Questions about Projectors for Resin-Based Printers
Replies: 6
Views: 4626

Re: Questions about Projectors for Resin-Based Printers

Another question:

Are there any physical size limitations for the projector?
by JohnStack
Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: Monolithic Platform for E3Dv6 Hot End
Replies: 158
Views: 34250

Re: Monolithic Platform for E3Dv6 Hot End

Looks excellent! Definitely printing that one!
by JohnStack
Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Mods and Upgrades
Topic: Prometheus Hot End: Customizable All Metal Hot End!
Replies: 152
Views: 41992

Re: Prometheus Hot End: Customizable All Metal Hot End!

Whiny fan: Take the fan off, fold up some kapton tape and place it between the fan and the blades on the HE. It really reduced the noise level for me. I have a modified version of the prometheus from Eric. I had a problem with the first but the second just prints and prints and prints PLA. Haven't t...
by JohnStack
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Going to 3DP Expo in Seattle Next Week
Replies: 12
Views: 2177

Going to 3DP Expo in Seattle Next Week

Anyone going to be there? I'm primarily planning on only Friday, have some meets there but would like to meet any birds of a feather!

PM me if you want to chat!
by JohnStack
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: Projectors and How To Mod them
Topic: Questions about Projectors for Resin-Based Printers
Replies: 6
Views: 4626

Questions about Projectors for Resin-Based Printers

Ok, Jim's Geetar and JohnOly have given us some good basics - now, I'd love to know the details. DLP instead of LED because of pixels (here's an article that explains why) m Now, does resolution matter? Contrast (since you can basically shift to b/w)? Do you get better/faster cures with higher lumen...
by JohnStack
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: DropLit
Topic: Beta Tester Thread (OPEN NOW)
Replies: 47
Views: 15037

Re: Beta Tester Thread (OPEN NOW)

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by JohnStack
Mon Aug 11, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: DropLit
Topic: BETA testers discussion
Replies: 176
Views: 58857

Re: BETA testers discussion

Woot! Ordered.

Now to get the rest of the parts!!!
by JohnStack
Sat Aug 09, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: is it ok to leave your printer on?
Replies: 10
Views: 1489

Re: is it ok to leave your printer on?

My common sense answer is no, not really - but if you're forced or forget, the chance something might happen is reduced if you have your HE/bed turned off at the end of a print. This has been covered before in this forum - when you have this in your home, take every precaution you might as if it wer...
by JohnStack
Tue Jul 29, 2014 3:44 pm
Forum: DropLit
Topic: Codename: DropLit
Replies: 79
Views: 16631

Re: Codename: DropLit

sgraber wrote:
Eric wrote:Just spotted this review, containing some of the best pictures I've seen yet: http://3dprint.com/10462/seemecnc-droplit-3d-printer/


Yeah, they used my pictures WITHOUT MY PERMISSION. :/


They misspelled your name.
by JohnStack
Mon Jul 28, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: Rostock MAX v2
Topic: Bigger
Replies: 1
Views: 561

Re: Bigger

My thoughts are buy and modify. Priced separately, you're ahead, plus you have the design that you can modify.
by JohnStack
Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: General Announcments
Topic: Congrats to Eaglezsoar
Replies: 46
Views: 13031

Re: Congrats to Eaglezsoar

Yup, incredibly helpful guy. Well-deserved.
by JohnStack
Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: General Tips 'N Tricks
Topic: Auto-Calibration - $100 Bounty and Bragging Rights
Replies: 105
Views: 24961

Re: Auto-Calibration - $100 Bounty and Bragging Rights

Of course there is this.

Not a new idea - measuring based on lasers and images captured from them; however here goes:

http://3dprint.com/9952/mit-researchers ... d-printer/
by JohnStack
Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: How much is your printing time worth?
Replies: 7
Views: 1798

Re: How much is your printing time worth?

Prices, from what I have seen are all over the place. I've taken a few quick prototype jobs to see what the experience of working with someone was and it never came up to an hourly that I liked - primarily due to: Fiile conversation Support Draft Prints Interaction time If you're doing many prints o...
by JohnStack
Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:20 am
Forum: What are YOU making?
Topic: Tri Hotend
Replies: 160
Views: 40449

Re: Tri Hotend

I would be very interested in buying and trying. I will be using the stock with Tricklaser arms. Some observations: One would have to be using the same materials (ABS) with the same melting points - which implies (at times), the same color as well. Also, I don't know if you have printed with this ye...
by JohnStack
Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: Rostock MAX Official Docs
Topic: Maxx Rev6 Onyx heating bed
Replies: 18
Views: 5383

Re: Maxx Rev6 Onyx heating bed

Ok, I'm confused. I have a Rev 5 but drilled out a hole outside (like in previous posts).

I have it all soldered up and ready to install.

Do I switch it back to the center? Geesh!!!

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