A 3D Printing kit is not for quitters

When I got my kit in September 2014 I though one week and I’ll be printing by October 2014. That was such an over estimation. Fun ride though.

Best thing is the first think I got working was awesome lights :3

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Then the second thing I didn’t get working was the Melzi 3D printer controller board when I forgot to check the positive and negative after the DC conversion.

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Luckily a friend (Stephan) over at Filament Factory helped me get the new Ramps 1.4 working. To bad I suck at calibration.

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But that is the fun with having a kit and struggling through it and learning a ton of new things…thingiverse. Got a new LCD kit but make sure you select the correct driver or it will screech like a banshee non stop. Oddly my version of Marlin keeps throwing compiling errors when I select the right LCD driver.

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More calibration is required but met some cool guys at rAge Expo and they gave some tips on what to use when calibration…their business card. No seriously the with of a paper I was using was to thin and the width of the business card he gave me was the perfect width. Now if only I can find it :<

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