Originally shared by Michaël Memeteau  Retraction torture test (Birdcage pendant - http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:49612 )  and

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(Michaël Memeteau) #1

Originally shared by Michaël Memeteau

#saintflint Retraction torture test (Birdcage pendant - http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:49612) and 3D Benchy (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:763622) on a Prusa i3 Hephestos equipped with Saintflint…

(Ray Kholodovsky) #2

Birdcage is really cute. I’ll have to try that soon.

(John Latimore) #3

What’s crawled up @jesse_mccabe 's ass and died… sheesh…

(Michaël Memeteau) #4

@jesse_mccabe If you think a good cheap/almost free extruder is useless to the 3D printing community, maybe you’re not in the right forum…
(About E-nable, I’ve done that too:
Google Photos
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(The Hozza) #5

@Michael_Memeteau
I had to have ago at the bird cage on my i3
http://www.thingiverse.com/make:155848
Pleased with my results, thanks posting yours.

(Michaël Memeteau) #6

Is your Prusa i3 direct driven? I have a bowden on mine, which is a little bit trickier to manage retraction-wise. Great results anyway.

(The Hozza) #7

It is direct.

(John Latimore) #8

Oh get off it @Nathan_Walkner we’re all just playing around with this stuff. Any hobby is open to the same criticism of wasted resources, but if you are really concerned over wasted resources, go picket a football game and leave well meaning geeks alone with their fun and frivolous prints.

(James Kao) #9

The e-nable hand, while interesting, is quite a large print, and would be kind of a waste to print as a test calibration part the way that the birdcage and 3DBenchy are used, where there are probably many more unseen failures than there are successful show-and-tell pieces.

If there are suggestions for a more useful part that is small enough to be economical for test calibration purposes and predictive of a machine’s suitability for use (e.g. ready to print an e-nable hand successfully), I’m sure we would all be interested to hear about it.