Category Archives: 3D Printing

Comparison of my 3D filament print to two Commercial Services

I have an ultra cheap 3D printer. It does ok, even though it needs some adjustment as things have gotten loose with use. Anyway, I printed an object that I am going to use in a project of mine. The … Continue reading

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Fifth Print – getting Better

I completed my 5th print using the QU-BD One Up 3D printer. It is getting good enough to do something useful. This print was another Suburu logo because I wanted to get that right before trying something harder. This time … Continue reading

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QU-BD One-Up’s First Attempt at printing

After, many, many stumbles, I attempted my first print. It was going well, at first, and then the filament stopped feeding. The QU-BD One-Up’ filament feed is quite crude, with minimal tensioning capability. There are folks with fixes posted on … Continue reading

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Current State of QU-BD One-Up 3D Printer project

UPDATE: The current state of my QU-BD One-Up 3D Printer project is that the printer is finished but I am having problems with the preferred host software, Repetier. After assembly there was a significant gantry sag. The One-Up gantry is … Continue reading

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3D Printer Update

UPDATE concerning progress on my QU-BD 3D printer of my previous post. I was missing two small metric hex-head bolts and was unable to siurce them locally. I submitted a trouble ticket to the factory and the ended up sending … Continue reading

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Ordered a 3D Printer

3D printers have always intrigued me but were out of my price range. While prices have dropped I really have no genuine need for one so the price had to get really low for me to spring for one. Well, … Continue reading

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