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Anycubic i3 Mega Firmware Update: How to Upgrade

The Mega is a popular budget 3D printer, but it can be improved. Learn all about the Anycubic i3 Mega firmware and how to update it!

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Prusa i3 MK3S Build Volume: How Big is it Actually?

Build volume isn't always about numbers. Read on to learn the true Prusa i3 MK3S build volume, and see how it compares to the competition.

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Filament Jam: Filament Stuck in Extruder – 3 Easy Fixes

Is the filament stuck in the extruder again? Check out our simple guide to stop filament jams from ruining your day and your 3D printer.

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What Is CAD? – Simply Explained

What is CAD? Learn what it is, its advantages and disadvantages, and the applications of computer-aided design.

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Blender File Format: Which Files Are Supported?

Blender supports a huge range of file formats to match its versatile uses. Learn more about Blender and the file format options available.

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Best Octolapse/OctoPrint Time-lapse Settings

Looking for the best OctoPrint time-lapse settings? If you want to acheive the perfect Octolapse, check out this simple guide.

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Acetone 3D Print Smoothing: 6 Easy Steps

Normally, FDM 3D prints show layer lines. Learn about acetone 3D print smoothing and create a totally smooth surface finish in just 6 easy steps.

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3D Printer Extruder – The Ultimate Guide

Learn the basics of direct drive and Bowden extruders, hot and cold ends, nozzle sizes, and materials and to find the best 3D printer extruder for your needs.

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3D Printer Spool Holder: 10 Best Models to 3D Print or Buy

The right 3D printer spool holder can greatly enhance the printing experience. Choose the spool holder with the features that suit you best!

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SLDPRT to STL: How to Convert SLDPRT Files to STL

Converting SLDPRT to STL can be hard if you don't have the right tools. Here's a handy list of tools you can use to convert your files. Choose the one that works for you!

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STEP to STL: How to Convert STEP Files to STL

CAD lets you construct complex 3D models that can later be 3D printed. Find out how to bring these models to life by converting STEP to STL.

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Creality Slicer Settings: 8 Important Settings to Get Right

Looking to master Creality's slicer? Learn all about the crucial Creality Slicer settings and how to obtain a flawless print.

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SolidWorks to Blender: How to Import Models

Although SolidWorks files don’t translate directly into Blender, discover two ways to import a model from SolidWorks to Blender.

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PrusaSlicer vs Cura: The Differences

Read on to see our head-to-head comparison of PrusaSlicer vs. Cura, two of the best free and open-source slicer software options out there.

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Lost-PLA Casting: All You Need to Know

In our step-by-step guide about the amazing art of lost-PLA casting, learn how 3D printing meets traditional casting to create metal objects.

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Best Artillery Sidewinder X1 Upgrades & Mods in 2021

If you want to get more from your X1, read on for Artillery Sidewinder X1 upgrades and mods that'll improve your prints!

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CNC Files/Designs for Wood: Best Sites

Find designs to cut on your CNC router. We've gathered a list of online libraries of CNC wood cutting files, some of which host free models.

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How to Prevent ABS from Warping on a Heated Bed

ABS is often used in 3D printing for its ease of post-processing and great temperature resistance, but it's infamous for its tendency to warp. Find out how to fix that.

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PrusaSlicer Support Settings: All You Need to Know

PrusaSlicer gives users a lot of control over their prints. Read on to get the most out of PrusaSlicer support settings, even tree supports!

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Blender: Mirror Modifier – Simply Explained

Having a hard time getting your symmetries nice and even, or want to flip an object the opposite direction in Blender? Learn more about the Blender mirror modifier which makes this task straightforward!

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