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    Thread: TOP / MID / LOW QUALITY USABLE BRANDS
Post: RE: TOP / MID / LOW QUALITY USABLE BRANDS

For PLA I've been exclusively using SUNLU PLA+ and I find it to produce really good prints. I've never tried SUNLU's normal PLA so I don't know how that compares. For TPU I use SainSmart and Frontier...
SnowLeopardFPV Filament Brand Discussion 4 467 05-12-2021, 12:57 PM
    Thread: Drying filament
Post: RE: Drying filament

Stefan's video below is also worth a watch...
SnowLeopardFPV Printing Discussion 4 423 05-12-2021, 12:46 PM
    Thread: printed props
Post: RE: printed props

There's a guy on JB's live steams who flies with 3D printed TPU props :laugh:  I kid you not :s The video evidence is here...
SnowLeopardFPV Hinged Models Discussion 7 1,172 05-12-2021, 12:10 PM
    Thread: New Prusa i2 Mendel Printer
Post: New Prusa i2 Mendel Printer

:laugh:  :laugh:  :laugh:  :laugh:  :laugh:  :laugh:  :laugh:  :laugh:  :laugh:  :laugh:
SnowLeopardFPV News & Trending 1 499 04-01-2021, 03:52 PM
    Thread: Prusa MK3s won't print Matterhackers TPU
Post: RE: Prusa MK3s won't print Matterhackers TPU

It looks like the Matterhackers PRO Series TPU has a shore hardness of 90A (specified in the datasheet HERE) which is softer than most other general purpose 94A / 95A TPU filaments. I had similar issu...
SnowLeopardFPV Printing Discussion 4 403 01-14-2021, 11:34 PM
    Thread: Creality CR30 3DPrint Mill
Post: RE: Creality CR30 3DPrint Mill

This was featured on Angus' channel a few days ago...
SnowLeopardFPV Specific Printer Discussion 3 430 12-02-2020, 08:41 AM
    Thread: New Prusa 3D Printers - i3 MK3S+ and Mini+
Post: RE: New Prusa 3D Printers - i3 MK3S+ and Mini+

I probably have no real need to do the upgrade TBH but you know me, I like to be on the newest versions of things so I'll probably pay the 45 GBP asking price for the upgrade kit and just do it anyway...
SnowLeopardFPV Specific Printer Discussion 4 430 12-01-2020, 04:53 PM
    Thread: New Prusa 3D Printers - i3 MK3S+ and Mini+
Post: RE: New Prusa 3D Printers - i3 MK3S+ and Mini+

There's probably not much point in me repeating most of what is already written in the Prusa blog, so the link below give all of the detailed information about changes to the Prusa i3 MK3S+ and Mini+....
SnowLeopardFPV Specific Printer Discussion 4 430 11-25-2020, 11:57 PM
    Thread: New Prusa 3D Printers - i3 MK3S+ and Mini+
Post: New Prusa 3D Printers - i3 MK3S+ and Mini+

It looks like Prusa are about to announce a new i3 MK3S+ and also a Mini+. I will post more information once I find out more. I guess these are just going to be a refresh of the current i3 MK3S and M...
SnowLeopardFPV Specific Printer Discussion 4 430 11-25-2020, 02:14 PM
    Thread: Greetings from Mexico
Post: RE: Greetings from Mexico

Welcome :D
SnowLeopardFPV Welcome Posts 5 584 11-18-2020, 09:07 PM
    Thread: PrusaSlicer - Paint On Supports Coming in v2.3
Post: PrusaSlicer - Paint On Supports Coming in v2.3

This cool new paint on supports feature was mentioned in one of the Prusa live streams a month or so ago. I believe it's the first slicer that such a feature has been implemented in. Mikolas now demon...
SnowLeopardFPV Slicer Software Discussion 1 434 11-08-2020, 06:53 PM
    Thread: An novel alternative way to create coloured prints
Post: An novel alternative way to create coloured prints

Below is an interesting hackaday article that I thought was worth sharing on here... SHARPIE MOUNT BRINGS SOME COLOR TO YOUR 3D PRINTS https://hackaday.com/2020/11/01/sharpie-...-3d-prints [Image: ...
SnowLeopardFPV Printing Discussion 2 492 11-05-2020, 11:28 AM
    Thread: Prusa mini - getting started
Post: RE: Prusa mini - getting started

Another suggestion is to try printing the PETG on the smooth PEI steel sheet. I had loads of problems getting PLA to stick to the textured powder coated sheet which has quite a slippery surface in com...
SnowLeopardFPV Beginner Questions 29 2,255 10-29-2020, 11:55 AM
    Thread: Prusa mini - getting started
Post: RE: Prusa mini - getting started

I can't seem to find any info on sheet steel profiles for the Prusa Mini, but the link below details that feature on the Prusa MK2/2.5/3. Have a look through your menus anyway, but maybe Prusa just ha...
SnowLeopardFPV Beginner Questions 29 2,255 10-20-2020, 10:10 PM
    Thread: Prusa mini - getting started
Post: RE: Prusa mini - getting started

It looks like that came out really well :)  When you say changing sheets, do you have both a textured powder coated sheet and smooth PEI sheet? I have both of those sheet types, so if you have the s...
SnowLeopardFPV Beginner Questions 29 2,255 10-20-2020, 08:34 PM
    Thread: Prusa mini - getting started
Post: RE: Prusa mini - getting started

The only filament I have from Prusa is the 1kg spool of silver PLA that originally came with my printer, but that was made by another company that Prusa used to outsource the filament manufacturing to...
SnowLeopardFPV Beginner Questions 29 2,255 10-19-2020, 10:49 AM
    Thread: Prusa mini - getting started
Post: RE: Prusa mini - getting started

Yeah, using the PrusaSlicer profiles for PLA and PETG gives you out-of-the-box results that just work without having to mess about with any settings :cool: I bet you sat and watched every layer of th...
SnowLeopardFPV Beginner Questions 29 2,255 10-19-2020, 12:40 AM
    Thread: 3D Printing Price Calculator
Post: 3D Printing Price Calculator

Prusa have released a handy calculator to help you calculate the cost of any 3D models you create. This is useful if you offer a print-on-demand service or are just looking to recoup costs from sellin...
SnowLeopardFPV Printing Discussion 1 248 10-16-2020, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Linear Bearings / Catch-22
Post: RE: Linear Bearings / Catch-22

I didn't want to fit the new expensive Misumi bearings without being able to grease them properly with a linear bearing nozzle. So I did a temporary bodge job on the knackered bearings by washing out ...
SnowLeopardFPV Printing Discussion 13 1,171 10-07-2020, 05:01 PM
    Thread: Linear Bearings / Catch-22
Post: RE: Linear Bearings / Catch-22

The replacement Misumi LM8U Linear Bearings arrived :) I also ended up getting the Loctite Super Lube. If I'm going to be putting in expensive bearings then I figured I may as well use the best grease...
SnowLeopardFPV Printing Discussion 13 1,171 10-07-2020, 10:05 AM