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butter's not so bad if you melt it first, otherwise the butter gobs might fall on the bed and then you have a mess ;)
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i made something like that myself, but the inside plastic piece wore out and i replaced them with something like http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:54075
technique for applying oil: drop some on the end of a q-tip, 1 or 2 drops should do, then twirl the q-tip on the end of the oil applicator tip to make sure there are no little fuzzy hairs. run the q-tip back and forth along the rods while printing to lubricate.
put it on a foam rubber mat, at least where the feet are. reduces vibration and sound, not necessary but nicer.
you could try to reduce the polygon count in Zbrush, there are a couple plugins, 150MB is really a lot. or look at meshlab to reduce the stl for printing.
the level of the surface the printer sits on makes no difference to the print quality. i think you could even lay it on it's side and it would still print.
shhhh, daid might hear!
i replaced mine with http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:45236. don't tighten the three bolts too much otherwise you can restrict movement. always thought the one screw on the stock controlling all those functions is too brilliant. adjusting belt tension is great with these.
no, it really seems to be a thing. bird owners actually talk about it ... i read it so it must be true. doesn't matter, i got flu symptoms so decided this must be the cause and i'm selling my printer. takers?jokes to the side, all use a bit of caution. ventilated room is not a...