tom.p10
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Degraded prints over time

Jan 14, 2019 12:41 am

Hello

Printer: MK 3.0

Firstly, apologies, i bought my printer fully assembled, a thing i now regret because i have no idea how to fix what is now happening - i hope you guys can help!

The printer was working fine until i couldn’t unload a filament that would not come out - i had to open the extruder and pull it out - the end was a bit fat. anyway, i put it back together and the next few prints seemed fine

Then i started printing my first several hour print - and i had to stop it mid print because it looked a bit messed up - lots of spots on it: https://imgur.com/uCzLfYZ, https://imgur.com/2BbFnwy

For reference:

this is the first print i ever made from the printer after it was delivered: https://imgur.com/ChKT4jS

I printed this after the failed print i mentioned above: https://imgur.com/iZruPrx

I ran the wizard in the calibration menu, and then printed this: https://imgur.com/7PTwOXf

Not sure what is happening, but feels bad man :(

any help much appreciated!

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bobstro
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Re: Degraded prints over time

Jan 14, 2019 2:08 am

Read up on doing a cold pull. You may have a partial nozzle obstruction.
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