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MEgg

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"Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« on: March 23, 2016, 05:54:53 PM »


Testing the new 3D printer may be important for beginners like me.
Some of the items were suggested in the shoutbox and I also added some which seem to be interesting:
Euro XY calibration : http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:916214

wicked-small cylinder test: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:21945

5mm Calibration Cube Steps: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:24238

More advanced:
#3DBenchy - The jolly 3D printing torture-test : http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:763622

Torture Test: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:33902

Test your 3D printer! v2 : http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1019228
« Last Edit: May 31, 2016, 04:49:00 PM by MEgg »
1st project: Dagu 5 Rover + Dagu - 4 Channel DC Motor + Red Back Spider robot controller + Raspberry B+
Chassis + wheels: https://picload.org/image/dggroior/20150831_028.jpg
current: https://www.keepandshare.com/userpics/m/a/r/k/usegg/2016-04/sb/img_3480-79682018.jpg

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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2016, 06:11:33 PM »
Since you have gotten a delta a tip for setting your Z (height) home the printer G28 if using marlin, then from the top bump machine 10mm down counting how many times, (measure that 10mm = 10mm) until close to base, then 1mm steps until you are the thickness of a matchbook cover or less from base that number is your Z.

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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2016, 07:04:28 PM »
hollow cube http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:30171 it help tweaking those retraction setting in your chosen slicer.
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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2016, 06:02:06 AM »
3DBenchy is of course my favorite test print. I use it mainly to try out slicer settings.

To tune retractions settings I've used this: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:15087

To calibrate X/Y axis I've printed this: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:28109

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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2016, 06:22:45 PM »
Make: 2015 3D Printer Shoot Out Test Models
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:533472
1st project: Dagu 5 Rover + Dagu - 4 Channel DC Motor + Red Back Spider robot controller + Raspberry B+
Chassis + wheels: https://picload.org/image/dggroior/20150831_028.jpg
current: https://www.keepandshare.com/userpics/m/a/r/k/usegg/2016-04/sb/img_3480-79682018.jpg

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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2016, 05:30:55 PM »
MEgg start small, the prints are faster get close going with small quick prints then when you are getting good, go for larger longer more complex prints, you will save time and not waste plastic. With a delta big diameter circles/objects are very useful for getting your end stop adjustments correct, they just take longer so do them when your close.

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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2016, 06:24:30 PM »
Two other ooze/retraction tests:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:22263

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:909901

Both are small and give "quick" results.
1st project: Dagu 5 Rover + Dagu - 4 Channel DC Motor + Red Back Spider robot controller + Raspberry B+
Chassis + wheels: https://picload.org/image/dggroior/20150831_028.jpg
current: https://www.keepandshare.com/userpics/m/a/r/k/usegg/2016-04/sb/img_3480-79682018.jpg

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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2016, 03:25:49 PM »
1st project: Dagu 5 Rover + Dagu - 4 Channel DC Motor + Red Back Spider robot controller + Raspberry B+
Chassis + wheels: https://picload.org/image/dggroior/20150831_028.jpg
current: https://www.keepandshare.com/userpics/m/a/r/k/usegg/2016-04/sb/img_3480-79682018.jpg

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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2016, 10:22:07 AM »
cube with a hole!
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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2017, 05:22:09 PM »
1st project: Dagu 5 Rover + Dagu - 4 Channel DC Motor + Red Back Spider robot controller + Raspberry B+
Chassis + wheels: https://picload.org/image/dggroior/20150831_028.jpg
current: https://www.keepandshare.com/userpics/m/a/r/k/usegg/2016-04/sb/img_3480-79682018.jpg

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Re: "Standard" test prints for 3D print beginners to test
« Reply #11 on: April 29, 2017, 11:15:26 AM »
 delta :
        like this one megg  more so for its summary http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:745523
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