Do I wanna get into 3D printing?

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  1. armalyte

    armalyte Unsafe for everyone.

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    How are the tolerances on the stuff you print with that machine?
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    Haven't really checked, I just stick to the standard layer settings usually. It's a 0.4mm nozzle, so small prints lack fine detail - I can't print decent wargame soldiers, for example - the shape is there but fine detail on the face isn't. Minimum layer height with that nozzle is 0.14mm. I'd really need a 0.2mm nozzle for smaller minis but the issues mentioned upthread make me loathe to remove the nozzle again.
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    armalyte Unsafe for everyone.

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    What I meant (speaking as a CNC machinist here) is if you print a 10x10x10 cube, will it be 10.0x10.0x10.0? Will it vary between runs?

    I guess you might not have checked, but that's what I'd gauge to estimate the quality of the equipment.
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    Im thinking of getting one so I can make come custom greeblies for my imperial guard and sisters of battle armies, any recommendations?