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    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 1 points ago in 3Dprinting

    I bet they have super fine motor control to where they can specify stuff like rotate 3.456 degrees. But, since there is such great latency between when they send the commands, it gets the commands and the response comes back I highly doubt they use VR and a joystick. It's probably more like a old school text based game:

    Rover: I see rock
    
    NASA: Pick up rock
    
    Rover: I will pick up the rock
    
    Rover: .....
    
    Rover: .....
    
    Rover: I have picked up the rock. 
    

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 1 points ago in 3Dprinting

    That white thing is actually a handle to move the bed and it was in the way honestly. My printer was on the edge of my desk when I did this so I expected/wanted to have the print just fall off to the floor. Because it went sideways it did fall on the desk and almost get caught under the printer.

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 1 points ago in 3Dprinting

    I leave my computer running 24/7/365 because I use it/access it frequently enough and use it as a small server for home and remote use. It is one of those "since its already there and running" kind of things.

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 1 points ago in 3Dprinting

    I bought my printer with the full understanding that it was a hobby/toy. I had no illusions of never buying anything plastic ever again or making a profit. I do have a coworker who is making custom paintball parts and makes a nice side profit off of it but its not a quit your day job type of thing.

    I have made some small functional stuff like custom sized brackets and organizational stuff but I would say 95% of my prints have just been fun stuff. The argument could be made that I save some money not buying stuff that I print but in reality it has been a gateway purchase to also buying stuff like a airbrush kit and tons of filament.

    The funny thing is that the benchy does have real world use in that it is used to test/calibrate the printer. It has become a mascot of sorts because it is a frequently used test print.

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 1 points ago in 3Dprinting

    4800+ now...

    Trust me when I say that there has been a thousand times something epic has happened and I forgot to take pictures. I just did some epic work restoring a fail deadpool print but I forgot to take pictures of it before I started cleaning it up so I am the only one who understands how much better it is.

    [–] Timelapse with thermochromic filament hoboteaparty 12 points ago in 3Dprinting

    Check out SLA printing. It looks like the printer is just pulling the model out of water.

    [–] Timelapse with thermochromic filament hoboteaparty 3 points ago in 3Dprinting

    I wonder how well a bobblehead like figure would work with this filament if you kept it in a car. I live in the southern part of USA so 110F summers are common with the inside of cars reaching 130-140 easily. That is way below the 220C that is required to melt the stuff but like you said it would probably lose shape/quality.

    [–] A Local Pizzeria In My City Has KETO Pizza... And Its PHENOMENAL hoboteaparty 1 points ago in keto

    I am so jealous of you right now. I heard that California Pizza Kitchen (USA pizza chain) had a cauliflower crust pizza and got super excited but all versions of it have around 15 carbs per SLICE!!

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 1 points ago in 3Dprinting

    I just made an edit to my top post, I personally don't use Octoprint and I explained why but I have been thinking about using it later on. I have never said anything bad about it but I did want to let people know that there are options and while Octoprint may be a great solution, mine seems to work as well.

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 1 points ago in 3Dprinting

    Prints are really easy to remove off a glass bed so I was confident that I could remove the print using the hot end like I did without hurting the print or the bed.

    If it was a stock bed or even a magnetic bed it probably would not of removed so cleanly and damaged something.

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 2 points ago in 3Dprinting

    yeah, the camera app is for local viewing, not remote. The remote access program lets me see my desktop like I was right in front of it. I usually keep my printer in a closet right by my office so I use the webcam to keep an eye on it both locally and remotely.

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 2 points ago in 3Dprinting

    I got mine right before Christmas as a Woot.com deal for $170 ($194 with tax). Creality has a pro for $240 right now on their site. I had the money and it was my Christmas present but it is a gateway purchase... you will find yourself buying lots of filament... First taste is free so to speak.

    I do love this hobby and community though, totally worth it to make custom gifts for people and toys for my son. Plus I don't really see the need to ever buy another pop figure or collectible when I got a whole shelf full of stuff I printed for cents worth of filament.

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 1 points ago in 3Dprinting

    Yup, I usually print something overnight and remove it before work so I can set something else up to print while at work. I have a bit of a backlog of requests from friends and family to print besides my own stuff so it runs quite a bit everyday.

    [–] When you forget to remove your overnight print but remember that you have a glass bed and remote access... hoboteaparty 2 points ago in 3Dprinting

    On the ender 3 with no mods near the hot end? I don't feel like there is any risk greater than leaving a space heater running overnight when its cold outside. I make sure nothing is near or around the printer and usually it lives in a closed closet so nothing can get on it that may catch fire. I have done a couple of multi-day prints with it running for 72 hours straight with no issues.