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Sold my first heated bed kit

This article is a detailed assembly and build manual for my heated bed kit for RapMan machine.


Worst smelling filament ever (updated again)

I received half kilogramm sample straight from the factory, from India. The cross section is perfect, but the smell...


Worst filament ever

Yeah it does not look round...


Series of disasters — Leaving the machine unattended

Everybody is expecting, the machine can be leaved unattended, just doing its job.
What could go wrong anyway?


Aging of polyimide (Kapton) tape

This is only a short post, why I prefer small width Kapton tape over a complete sheet.


Megalomaniac stupidity 2 — Flatness

I pushed my newly designed heated bed to its limits.
Do you wonder how good it performed?