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ABS Anyone ever buy from cheap3dfilaments.com need feedback

Discussion in 'Printing Filament' started by BearsFan20, Jan 6, 2015.

  1. BearsFan20

    BearsFan20 New Member

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    I just ordered two spools I figured i would try them. They are based out of United States and they seem to have a decent website. I was close to ordering a full case but resisted because i wanted to wait. So i was wondering if anyone has ever heard of them or purchased their filament. Im just tired of all the e bay and amazon mystery filament. Thanks in advance. Any feed back would be appreciated.
     
  2. k1e1v1i1n

    k1e1v1i1n Active Member

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    I don't know about them but I will be shopping here as soon as I need more.

    www.ordsolutions.com
     
  3. mark tomlinson

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    eh, I have ordered filament from a lot of places (including eBay) and none has yet proven to be of real inferior quality.
    Let me say only that none of it has been a problem printing with.
    I have been through a couple of dozen spools and have at least another dozen still racked up being used so I think it is a decent sample size.

    Now, that said, the filament from the bigger name vendors has been better packaged and 'dry' where some of the others was 'wet'.
     
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    k1e1v1i1n Active Member

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    You know what temp and how long to cook wet PA and ABS at?
     
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    this :

    http://forums.reprap.org/read.php?1,358174

    has some guidance. I have never dried any wet filament other than using desiccant to store it in a big tupperware tub.
    Even when I print with 'wet' filament it doesn't wreck things, tends to spit and sputter a bit and with nylon it can add some cosmetic flaws, but other than that it still generally works.
     
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  6. BearsFan20

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    thank you guys for your input. I have just received my filament and i must say i am very impressed with what I received. It laid down perfectly. Havent had one problem with the tolerance all weekend. I will definitely be ordering a full case from them soon.
     
  7. BearsFan20

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    Check out this I Pod Holder I made with the Green PLA 3mm from cheap3dfilaments

    I_pod_Holder_Green3.jpg I-Pod _Holder_Green.jpg I_pod_Holder_Green2.jpg
     
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  8. Mike Glass

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    I wish they had transparent green, thats what I need now.
     
  9. Ben R

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    I mean.. they aren't CHEAP.. why not amazon. Hatchbox is well decent.. and same price to cheaper.
    Though I have to agree with Mark.
    It's all good. I bought an $18 KG of no name filament. It was soaking wet... once I dried it.. it was excellent. I've bought expensive and cheap.. its all the same ... well not the same.. but none of it is without drawbacks. I bought this IC3D ABS. Printed so smooth and shiny... beautiful.. BUT.. it loves to warp. Hatchbox seems to be very reliable and cheap.
    eSun as well.
     

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