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I have an issue with some of the lower layers on prints

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  1. Morichalion

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    Things don't seem to solidify right until about 1mm off the bed.

    Anyone have any thoughts?

    http://imgur.com/a/340Jk
     
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    Over extrusion (calibrate the eSteps)?
    Not getting a good first layer (you may need to adjust the Z offset)?
     
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  3. Morichalion

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    Hmm... the first layer always SEEMED okay. The material sits right down on glass and doesn't move. I put the z-offset to -.1, it had no noticeable affect. First layer looks perfect, next few layers look bad, everything above it looks good.

    How do I calibrate the eSteps?
     
  4. Morichalion

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    Measured the filament used for a 20mm extrusion command. It used 20mm.
     
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    Lowered the extrusion multiplier to .95. I'll see if that works.

    Sorry, had this thing for a month, haven't played with it enough. :p
     
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    Lowering the multiplier made the problem worse. I raised it 1.05, worked better. Put it up to 1.1, even better, but still getting the weird gapping thing.
     
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    Seems to work fine now!
     

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