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Artillery Genius Firmware with Marlin 2.0.1

Artillery Genius Firmware with Marlin 2.0.1

The Artillery Genius is awesome and the firmware it comes with is properly configured, but unfortunately it uses an older variant of the Marlin firmware and it lacks some features. It is recommended to upgrade the Artillery Genius Firmware to Marlin 2.0.1 in order to get all the...

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Sidewinder X1 profile for Simplify 3D

After the Artillery Sidewinder X1 calibration guide i did a few weeks ago, a lot of people asked me for the slicer profile. So here is the Sidewinder X1 profile for Simplify 3D Sidewinder X1 profile for Simplify 3D After testing various slicers and settings, i found out...

PETG Printing - Tips For Good Quality Prints

PETG Printing – Tips For Good Quality Prints

I have struggled with PETG printing for a while now but I am finally getting beautiful prints – as good or better than PLA. Here are a few little PETG tricks I have learned along the way. These came about after spending countless hours watching my printer and...

Dragon Hotend Review - CR-10S PRO Direct Drive Setup

Dragon Hotend Review – CR-10S PRO Direct Drive setup

A few weeks ago, Trianglelab has released their new Dragon Hotend. This hotend takes features from multiple successful hotends like the E3D V6 and Mosquito Hotend and integrates them into a small and effective package. I ordered one, and decided to install it on the Creality CR-10S PRO...

Textured PEI Sheet from Trianglelabs

Textured PEI Sheet from Trianglelabs

A flexible textured PEI sheet is one of the best upgrades you can buy for your printer. There are a lot of versions you can buy including smooth PEI sheet and textured PEI sheet available in a multitude of sizes and forms. Today, i will tell you about...

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Textured Key Holder

I just got a new Textured PEI Sheet from Trianglelabs and i wanted to do a print that shows the nice texture you get when printing on it. So, i downloaded the Key Holder remix from Thingiverse by ctrlrst. Here are the results: Textured Key Holder Printed in...

Artillery Sidewinder X1 calibration guide

Artillery Sidewinder X1 calibration guide

I noticed that there are a lot of people who experience Z banding, inconsistent extrusion or other issues in their prints. In my Sidewinder X1 review i went over some first checks a user should do when receiving and installing the printer for the first time. In the...

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NF Crazy Hotend – A Mosqutio Hotend alternative

A few weeks ago, i tested the Mosquito Hotend and i really liked it. It offers really good performance, improved retractions and one-handed nozzle changes. Unfortunately, the thing i did not like the most is the price. I could not justify installing a $200+ hotend on the Ender...

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Fix Octoprint always on printer display

If you are an Octoprint user, you probably noticed that the printer display is always on. This is caused by the USB connection powering the printer display and motherboard. Today i will show you an easy fix for the Octoprint always on printer display. Why is this happening...

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Sidewinder X1 Waggster Mod BLTouch improved Fan Duct

The Sidewinder X1 has a basic fan duct that works well, but the cooling is done only from one side. I wanted to improve this and because i am using a BLTouch with the Waggster Mod, there were limited options i could choose. So, the improved Fan Duct...