I'm trying to align the dual extruders of my GMax 1.5 so I can do PLA/PVA prints but I can't get slic3r to produce the correct shapes. When I try to do the "Combine multi-material STL files..." command per the slic3r manual, slic3r completely refuses to load my STL files, even though it takes them right in when I do an "Add..." command. (They look to be the binary form of STL and I can't find any way to generate ASCII versions.)
Regrettably I can't find a slic3r forum where this question really belongs, so I went to the AutoDesk Fusion 360 forum (my CAD program) and asked there. It was suggested that I add the first STL file and use "Settings" to associate extruder 1 as its default extruder and then add the second STL file to the first's object and associate extruder 2 with the second shape. The generated G-code did use both extruders, but it changed the shape of the objects.
They are supposed to look like this:
But what gets printed looks like this:
Of course they aren't quite aligned, but that seems to be what it is trying for.
I'm using slic3r 1.1.7 for Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate. I downloaded slic3r 3 or 4 weeks ago. I'm using the GMax firmware from before the December update and downloaded the 1.1.7 config files for slic3r from GCreate.
Does anybody have any thoughts?
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