So I managed to get a borosilicate glass bed to work pretty well with the up mini - without any temp mods. Considering that the up mini's temp for the bed is ~60 C I was a bit worried the ABS wouldn't adhere, and I knew it wouldn't with such a low temp vs the up plus's higher temp. I was still waiting on my order of Kapton tape, so I decided to try the gluestick method (using 'bluestik' brand), and a bit of calibration for the platform, and it worked bam! It was still done with a raft but I was amazed it worked and hardly any noticeable warping, and It popped right off without difficulty after I let the platform cool for a bit. This isn't so much a post to 'confirm' that it works 100%, but it's definitely possible. How I did it, was just preheat the bed for at least 30 mins, and wack at least 2 layers of glue on it and let it dry enough to allow for some contact surface.
check out that smooth flat bottom.
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Try the Elmers purple, non toxic, water soluble, children safe glue-stick, that I has worked best for me.