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Using 3D printed parts to repair a garden hose.

Today I 3d Print the parts needed to repair a broken garden hose. Specifically, I had to cut the end off of my perfectly good garden hose after using it to tunnel under a sidewalk to route some drip irrigation. I initially started by ordering a brass replacement part that unfortunately didn’t fit. Fortunately 3d …

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The best air filter for Coronavirus masks #covid19 #coronavirusmask

Today we touch on the subject of filter material for use in your Coronavirus masks. This applies to 3d printed masks, and face masks in general. When using furnace filters, it’s important to use one that does NOT contain fiberglass, and that is at LEAST a MERV 16 rating. To download the latest designs and …

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How to print a perfect first layer: 3D Printing tutorial

Today we dive into a fundamental problem in 3D printing. How to get the perfect first layer. The solution isn’t always just to calibrate the first layer by adjusting the Z-axis. Sometimes there are other variables involved that complicate matters. As usual, we dive right in and tackle the problem from multiple angles until we …

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Nooie Cam 360 Review: The best indoor security camera?

Today we’re taking a look at the Nooie Cam 360, an indoor security camera with 355 degree panning ability, full HD video, motion and sound tracking and a host of features that satisfy my inner geek. Pair this with your favorite smart home assistant for a complete home automation setup. I’m going to compare the …

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coronavirus mask: The best adjustable straps for 3D printed masks

If you have followed along, I have 3d printed dozens of different coronavirus mask designs. My current favorite design is the BolivAIR mask designed by the fantastic people here: https://www.keithstestgarage.com/respirators/ One issue I had was finding suitable straps that were easy to take on and off. Fortunately, the BolivAIR team had a solution for that …

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How to prevent and fix stringing of 3D printed parts #3dPrintingForBeginners

If you have 3d Printed anything before, you have probably run into stringing. Stringing is where strands of filament are pulled across your 3D printed object, leaving a less than desirable finish. In this video I show you how to fix 3d print stringing when 3d printing Bolivair Coronavirus masks that blend both PETG and …

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Does the EGO Mower high lift blade mulch and cut grass better? #egomower

Today we take a look at the high lift blade for the EGO LM2100 21 inch deck battery electric mower. We test against the standard blade that comes with the mower to see if the high lift blade design makes a difference when mulching the lawn, if it improves general cut quality and if it …

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The Best 3d Printed Coronavirus Mask design #bolivAIR #coronavirus

After 3d printing more than 100 Coronavirus masks for hospital workers and trying out over a dozen designs, I have finally found what I would consider to be the best design to date. This mask provides a large surface area for superior breathability, the filter holder has a solid lip that securely holds the filters …

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3D Printed Coronavirus masks: infill tips and tricks #covidmasks

Today we discuss 3D printed Coronavirus (COVID-19) masks, and how you can use layer height modifiers in your slicer program remove top and bottom solid layers exposing the infill pattern in between. This tip doesn’t just apply to these Coronavirus masks, you can also use it to get some cool effects like the sample Space …

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Covid mask: How to use 3MF files in Prusa Slicer with and Ender 3

How to print a Coronavirus mask from a 3MF file using Prusa Slicer to export an STL file or GCODE for a Creality Ender 3. This video is for those just getting started that want to learn how to manipulate a 3MF file in slicer, reduce the number of masks to fit the print bed …

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