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by omsgregg
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: UP BOX & UP BOX+
Topic: ***PLEASE HELP- MY BOX+ STOPS EXTRUDING***
Replies: 4
Views: 1594

Re: ***PLEASE HELP- MY BOX+ STOPS EXTRUDING***

Here's the cause: Tiertime uses a cheap extruder mechanism that has a fixed location wrt the extruder spline. Most other printers employ a spring loaded mechanism that maintains a constant force between the bearing, filament, and drive gear. The UP Box's fixed gap results in reduced pinching force a...
by omsgregg
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: UP BOX & UP BOX+
Topic: partial print then air print issue
Replies: 19
Views: 21341

Re: partial print then air print issue

SOLVED! Finally, after years of battling this issue with my own UP Box machines *and* another 10 that I purchased for my university, I finally arrived at the root cause of this nagging problem. For anyone who has torn into the bowels of this style print head they know that unlike most other commerci...