Not just any 3D-printed creation, this Millennium Falcon took 6.6-pounds of filament and nearly 10-days to complete. “I failed 3 times! Two times the extruder (it was fan cooled) started to grind filament every time after 15 h++, [so] I switched to a dual drive gear extruder to solve this issue. [Another] time I failed…[by] using the wrong Octoprint Interface (of the second printer) and messed around some g-codes like a G28,” said its creator, “stonecoldfx” on Thingverse. Continue reading for a bonus video, more pictures and information.
“The fourth attempt went pretty good! Till I checked the printer (was like 3 Days printing) and I saw its printing mid-air like 4mm!The Extruder Motor stopped working!! Hell NO!!!!! I paused the print and the Motor spun again! I managed to resume the print with editing the Gcode File and resume it at the current Model height,” adds “stonecoldfx”.