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Just got E3Dv6 but have an issue

Discussion in 'Mods and Upgrades' started by tarTrek1Brian Russell, Jan 21, 2017.

  1. tarTrek1Brian Russell

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    I cannot print the parts required for the swap out. My current extruder's temperature falls during print. What I am wondering is could I print in PLA, swap out, print in PETG and then swap the parts out. Would the PLA last long enough for the print on the new extruder?
     
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    Sure. Other than the hotend itself none of the parts get hot enough to matter (certainly not short term).
     
  3. Perry Genovese

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    i just did the E3DV6 .... you can leave it as PLA in fact. When set up with proper cooling that part of the hot end is cold anyhow. I can hold my finger on the heatsink while its printing and its cold.
     
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    Working great! Thanks for the help.
     
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    My whole X-carriage and Wade's is Hatchbox Glow-in-the-dark PLA. I've had no problems at all.
     
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