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Discussion in 'Washington Cascade Column' started by tgalx3, Jun 14, 2022.

  1. tgalx3

    tgalx3 Well-Known Member

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    I have changed careers and now have time to have a hobby again.

    Ive started construction of a Graf Spee and have a brand new Bisamarck hull on the way!
     
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    Congratz! Spee is a good ship.
     
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    I have both the Graf Spee and Bismarck super structures in the resources to 3d print, if you were going that route.
     
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    I am very interested in that. 3D printing in general interests me. I haven't done any research on them but what are the popular ones to look at?
     
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    Honestly, an Ender3 is one of the best ‘bang for the buck’. All of my parts are cut up to print on one.
     
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    Nice. Ill check it out.
     
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    Can you melt down unused filament to be reused?
     
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    How does the filament handle when hit with a BB?

    What program are you using to building the piece?
     
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    Yes, it's possible. To do it well you need some more equipment. There are DIY options or you could buy a Filastruder.
     
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    It depends. The type of filament, the temperature, and other print settings like infill type, infill percentage, infill-perimeter overlap, the number of perimeters, layer height, and extrusion multipliers all have an effect on the part's survivability.
     
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    So a lot of variables play a role.