Help! I have a glob of filament stuck to my hotend.

This happens infrequently these days but it does happen.  If it happens to me, it is probably going to happen to someone starting out.  Here is a walk-through on how to clear your hotend that has a blob, glob, mass, molten ball of plastic or whatever you might call it. This process will help you […]

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Replace your Sticker Build Surface with something else!

Sticker Polycarbonate, Magnetic or Borosilicate   The fixed build surface is a pain when your print gets stuck to it. Here we are going to look at a couple options and upgrade to a Magnetic Build Plate. 24V Replacement Hot Plate for Ender 3, Ender 3 Pro, CR-20 – https://ebay.to/2TuVdaL 12V Replacement Hot Plate for […]

Ultimate Build Guide for Creality CR-10S / CR-10 – Step by Step – A MakerSteve Special Report

8/13/2019  – USED ENDER Printers back in stock!  I’ve bought 3.. they help you fix ’em! Ender 3 Pro  $185.00 OBO! Ender 3 $155.00 OBO! Ender 5 $249.00 OBO! CR-10 259.00 OBO! I just completed a video on CR-10 Support Rod features and a Step-by- Step how-to guide … Check it out.. If you like what I am doing, […]

Ultimate guide to replace the failed fan or blower on your CR-10

CR-10 Quick Connect Hotend Installation Update:  This is worth a look! https://makersteve.com/2018/08/27/artillerlamp/ So you have worn out your blower or the main fan on your CR-10.  It’s time to roll up your sleeves and replace it. If you don’t want to just buy a new extruder and fan housing with the wiring harness, already assembled, […]

Getting your print to stick on your 3D Printer

Getting good adhesion… Setup and Maintenance …on your printing surface can be a challenge, especially when you are just starting out. Of course, your print isn’t going to stick if the surface is not level. I initially used tape and glue stick which works well most of the time, but I was replacing tape constantly […]

Manually Leveling your Creality CR-10 or CR-10S or just about any Marlin based 3D Printer

8/13/2019  – USED ENDER Printers back in stock!  I’ve bought 3.. they help you fix ’em! Ender 3 Pro  $185.00 OBO! Ender 3 $155.00 OBO! Ender 5 $249.00 OBO! CR-10 259.00 OBO!   Call me old fashioned.. I still manually level my 3D Printers and my process produces great results.  While there are a lot of proponents for […]