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Mandalorian Armor => Helmets => Topic started by: stevek on Mar 10, 2021, 07:17 AM

Title: 3D print - no centre support
Post by: stevek on Mar 10, 2021, 07:17 AM
Has anyone managed to print their bucket successfully without a centre support column?
Any advice before I commit?
Thanks in advance.
Title: Re: 3D print - no centre support
Post by: CaderBug13 on Mar 10, 2021, 08:26 AM
yes it is possible and cuts down on the printing time exponentially.
Title: Re: 3D print - no centre support
Post by: Bryn Cin'Prudii on Mar 10, 2021, 10:49 AM
Yes, block out the supports in the dome, but be sure to keep the supports on the T Visor and keyslots
Title: Re: 3D print - no centre support
Post by: stevek on Mar 13, 2021, 03:36 AM
Printed perfectly.
Many thanks for the advice.

(https://i.imgur.com/2VnO6O6.jpg)

(https://i.imgur.com/0DJc9DN.jpg)
Title: Re: 3D print - no centre support
Post by: CaderBug13 on Mar 15, 2021, 11:22 AM
congrats!!  :like:
Title: Re: 3D print - no centre support
Post by: Joshwright on Mar 15, 2021, 09:42 PM
PLA prints better overhangs than PETG and ABS. I print with PETG and set my support overhang to 74 degrees and about 10% density, with a support interface.
Title: Re: 3D print - no centre support
Post by: Kirby03 on Mar 21, 2021, 10:08 PM
hey i'd like some info on the print if you dont mind, like how many grams it used, and how long it took. And how did you print without the center supports?