About to pull hair out

Discussion in 'E3D-v6 and Lite6' started by gary, May 30, 2016.

  1. gary

    gary Member

    May 22, 2016
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    I'm trying to print pla with greg wade belt driven extruder with e3dv6 print speed 30 temp nozzle 195 retract 20 mm pulling back 1 cant get a decent print to save my butt any suggestions for settings etc ready to push button on titan extruder. Thanks Gary
  2. elmoret

    elmoret Administrator

    Mar 1, 2014
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    Where did you buy your hotend from?
    Did you assemble it according to the E3D instructions, including using thermal paste and doing the hot-tightening of the nozzle?
    20mm retraction is too much, start with 0. You should not need more than 1mm with a direct drive setup.
    195C is on the cool, side, try 205C, and 215C. Depending on the PLA, maybe even 225C.
    Can you post photos of your prints that are failing?
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