Printer jamb fix – heat up extruder to normal temp then lower to around 90 degrees. Give override to extruder to allow retracting movement. See info taken from GCODE documentation at reprap.org. You may have to “Help” the extuder pull the filament up and out of the hotend. M302: Allow cold extrudes This tells the printer to allow movement of
PLA Printing PRINTING ON BLUE TAPE (taken from matterhackers) Blue Tape, or Painters Tape, is one of the easiest and fastest ways to get a great print from PLA. Here is a quick checklist of things you want to make sure you are doing. Check that the Blue Tape creates an even layer. Don’t miss any spots. Don’t overlap the edges.
Initial TAZ assembly complete. Electronics build follows. See build page for more info – new-reprap-3d-printer-build [singlepic id=11 w=320 h=240 float=none]
[singlepic id=4 w=320 h=240 float=right] Printing for the first time on my MakerGear Mendel RepRap Kit.