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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Maker Steve Ultimate Guide – Creality Ender 3 Pro

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! Upgrade your stock extruder to Plastic sooner rather than later: https://makersteve.com/2019/03/19/a-tale-of-eight-enders-aluminum-extruder-upgrade/ Check out my walk through on Dehydrating PLA Filament – IT WORKS! https://makersteve.com/2019/02/03/dehydrate-your-pla-filament-ftw/ Video is […]

A Tale of Eight Enders: Maker Steve’s Bowden Edition – Compression Fitting Fix

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! UPDATE! Ender 3 Fix – Aluminum Extruder Upgrade I have 8 Ender 3’s, all pretty close in age, I have upgraded several with Aluminum Bowden Extruders. […]

A tale of Five Enders: Vertical Lines Fix

Yup we are up to Five (with 3 more on the way) Ender 3’s.  Best little utility printer on the market IMHO. Amazon: https://amzn.to/2QXsiO0 Here are my two “honey holes” for Creality Ender 3 and CR-10 Parts. Creality-3D-Direct 3D-Printer-Online Pretty sure they are the same people in the background. So I print nearly continuously and […]

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 […]

Brace yourself! CR-10S / CR-10 Support Rod Installation.

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! Watch Makersteve.com Episode 1! on Youtube showing the difference between the new support rod system and Frame Braces for Imagine That Titian, Creality CR-10, and Afinibot A31 […]

Speed up your printing by going with a bigger nozzle – 0.6mm

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! CR-10 259.00 OBO! See how I stencil! https://makersteve.com/2019/04/16/up-your-3d-printing-game-with-stencils-and-a-vinyl-cutter-go-cricut-go/ I’m military so I get to tell the story how I want.. and military stories start out like this.. So no shit, there I […]