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3D Wolsung Terrain (spring cleaning challenge 2023)

3D Wolsung Terrain (spring cleaning challenge 2023)

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Power outage

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Time to time i have fail prints. This one was from a power outage during a thunder storm (Its very common this time of year).  I do have a battery backup but it good for only 30 minutes.  Most of the time i have to reprint the part, but in this case i can fix this fail print.

Loss power during a thunder storm Loss power during a thunder storm
This is an easy fixThis is an easy fix
First i need to take some measurements of height of my failed print. I take an average and round down so i can sand the new part to fit.First i need to take some measurements of height of my failed print. I take an average and round down so i can sand the new part to fit.
I adjust the Z height in my slicer(I am using Cura) to -15.5mm.I adjust the Z height in my slicer(I am using Cura) to -15.5mm.
This is what i am left with out of a 10 hour print.This is what i am left with out of a 10 hour print.
Printed in about 2 hours and the fit is good.Printed in about 2 hours and the fit is good.
I use green stuff (kneadatite) to adhere the 2 halve and the seal the seam with PVA.I use green stuff (kneadatite) to adhere the 2 halve and the seal the seam with PVA.
Done :). I have save quite a few prints this way and if it ever happen to you give it a try.Done :). I have save quite a few prints this way and if it ever happen to you give it a try.

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