At 10:41 -0700 10/25/12, Jon wrote:
>First time printing with the Thing-O-Matic MK6. There seems to be a clicking noise coming from the metal "thing" that turns (the extruder?) to feed the filament. It doesn't appear that any filaments being "pulled" through. Does this make any sense? What's a newbie to do?
Our major problem was getting the filament started. Somebody suggested sharpening the end before pushing it into the hole would help and it did. A small file and a hunk of wood to support the filament while making a point did pretty well.
Since then I posted this about alignment of the rotating parts during assembly. It should be on the archives.
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:08:52 -0600
Subject: Extruder alignment on Thing-o-matic
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