What's the suggested Hotend upgrade.  

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Kenny
(@kenny-2)
Active Member
So i had an epic fail forcing me to replace my hotend.
That being said swhat should I upgrade to? Or should I replace it to the original hotend?
Posted : 21/08/2020 4:20 am
bobstro
(@bobstro)
Illustrious Member

Which printer? What exactly was damaged (pics if unsure)?

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Posted : 21/08/2020 6:16 am
Calire
(@calire)
Honorable Member

Thank you for more informations as with the doctor.  Give us a history  please.

Epic, what happen  (perhaps a blob   hooo) ?  why upgrade ?   the original material is good, very good for most users.

This post was modified 7 months ago by Calire
Posted : 21/08/2020 7:21 am
Kenny
(@kenny-2)
Active Member

I was changing my nozzle, and it was tighter then I expected. When I tried to loosen it i placed my pliers over the wires and I accidentally broke them as well as melting the fan shroud. So since I messed it up beyond repair I was wondering if I should just replace it or upgrade it now that I have to take it apart anyway. 

And I am using the MKS3.

Posted : 21/08/2020 12:47 pm
Yveske
(@yveske)
Trusted Member

@phasma187

Did the exact same thing and bought a Dragon hotend so I wouldn't need pliers anymore to change nozzles.
https://forum.prusaprinters.org/forum/english-forum-general-discussion-announcements-and-releases/review-dragon-hotend/

Greetings,
Yveske

Having problems with bed adhesion every morning......
Posted : 22/08/2020 12:04 pm
cwbullet
(@cwbullet)
Illustrious Member

@yveske

I did the same thing on one of my printers.  I upgraded to a Dragon Hotend from aliexpress and I have a Spider hotend on the way.  

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Posted : 22/08/2020 1:59 pm
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