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      Creator Eric Gustafson about 1 hour ago

      if you get "BAD GATEWAY" just try reloading the page..

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      Creator Eric Gustafson about 1 hour ago

      @bryan keep trying there are a few discussions going on about that very issue with a variety of suggestions and things to try (most of them are too much to post here)

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      Creator Jason Reed about 5 hours ago

      @Bryan VanAlmkerk - They're updating the forum by the looks of it. every time a page is being changed it comes up with the Bad Gateway.

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      Creator Bryan VanAlmkerk about 5 hours ago

      @eric i get "502 Bad Gateway"

      If you have a link or reference on what to do its much appreciated.

      thanks

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      Creator Eric Gustafson about 6 hours ago

      @Bryan please check out one of the couple of threads on the P3d official forums http://community.pirate3d.com/discussions

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      Creator Bryan VanAlmkerk about 9 hours ago

      So the printer was working perfect but now the print bed when going to print is not going all the way to the nozzle/close enough to print. Any way to fix this?

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      Creator Pirate3D Inc about 14 hours ago

      Finally have some time to myself, just back from a whole day of meetings at our CM. 7 pm over here now, will start writing the update in 10 mins time!

      Warmly,
      Brendan

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      Creator Pirate3D Inc 1 day ago

      Carlos,

      I ALMOST.... almost, made an update called CARLOS I WANT ME RUM!

      Must....resist....temptation.....

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      Creator Jason Reed 2 days ago

      @Eli - kind of confused by your post. So you were in the Beta batched but decided to forgo getting the Beta printer in turn for being in the April Batch? Or are you a Beta Printer and also what to get a second printer from the Production Batch. If its the first (Opted out of the Beta Batch) then I don't believe you have to do anything if they confirmed your move to April. If your looking to get the Second one, then thats definitely a Brendan question.

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      Creator Carlos Sánchez 2 days ago

      Waiting patiently for an update from P3D and/or a review from Eyeis... whatever comes first will award a bottle of rum, on me! ;-)

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      Creator Eli Green 2 days ago

      hi,

      I'm in the first early batch and also opted into the april batch - do i have to use the pre order form as well? Let me know asap so i don't miss the deadline!

      Thanks!

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      Creator Galen Law-kun 4 days ago

      @Brendan

      3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582097494459230781640628620899862803482534211706 7982148086513282 ...

      lol!

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      Creator Pirate3D Inc 4 days ago

      Update in 3.568379 days time, I promise.

      Warmly,
      Brendan

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      Creator David Steinberg 4 days ago

      Dying for May so I can finally get my printer!!

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      Creator Marie-Andree Poisson 5 days ago

      @Brendan Take the time to do the update :)

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      Creator VJ Patel 5 days ago

      I seem to be confused with whether or not the auto leveling and heated bed are going to be included in batch 2 of the printers, or will those two feature only be available to those who did not do the Kickstarter?

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      Creator Eric Gustafson 5 days ago

      @Joseph Carlo Gochangco your best bet is to send them a direct message.

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      Creator Joseph Carlo Gochangco 5 days ago

      Hi Pirate3d

      Would like to ask, how would I know if my Buccaneer has been shipped?

      thanks!

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      Creator Jason Reed 6 days ago

      Thank for the mini-update below :) was just curious on the progress.

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      Creator Pirate3D Inc 6 days ago

      Heya Gerhard,

      Its a bit tough to test their things out now, we are maxed out at capacity literally and have like 5 printers to ourself to do other certifications and works before the main batch production.

      Certification could not be submitted yet Jason, but will be soon because we brought the people down to take a look see at the printer (and also because we are applying for a lot of certification) there are many areas that they are looking at. Its too much for me to write in this comments box but when I have time to do a proper update I wish to share it with all of you so you know how the process works.

      Warmly,
      Brendan

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      Creator Jason Reed on April 9

      Second Gerhard - Status up date on the main batch like the Buccy Board, Also, any word on how the certifications are coming? I know they normally take a while but their used to be a way for a company to track its progress.

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      Creator Gerhard Balthasar on April 9

      Not really complaining as I can imagine P3D has a lot to do at the moment with backers feedback and the forum, but may I kindly ask for another update? It would just be nice to hear about the current status and everything is in line for May delivery. Also the guys from PolyMakr mentioned in ther comment section they sent you filament but did not hear back from you. As there are only 3 days left I really need to know now whether I burn money with the filament... Please tell us if it works or not. Thank you!

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      Creator Jenny Wolf on April 9

      @Jason - it's really good to know that they are looking into changing the packaging design, that does make me feel better.

      @Eric - I knew that the batch 1 folks would be on the line for the technical issues involved, but I hadn't factored in that they would also be guinea pigs for the shipping. Since Pirate 3D was talking about how just certain things printed on the boxes were being covered up for the Batch 1 printers, it seemed like they were the end product box as well. So it's good to know that even if they were originally planned to be, that the beta testers feedback is being heard and acted on.

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      Creator Kieran Billings on April 8

      Sorry, just found out, duh!

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      Creator Kieran Billings on April 8

      Are the people recently receiving their printers Batch 1 or Batch 2 backers?

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      Creator Eyeis on April 8

      Brendan did a wonderful job of ensuring that everyone understood that us beta backers would face some problems due to it being the first manufacturing run. I expected these problems , and that's why I haven't been complaining about not being able to print for the last week due to the calibration being off.

      I'm glad to hear Francis is working on a fix, everytime I walk past my buccaneer i get into a melancholy mood knowing I can't use it :(

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      Creator Eric Gustafson on April 8

      @Jenny thats the unfortunate end of the deal for someone being in the "beta" batch1 hardware group .. I opted NOT to be in batch1 because I knew that such things as logistics and packaging and any hardware issues found in batch1 would be likely addressed when batch2 shipped.. I don't know if most people who opted for batch1 were fully aware that they would probably have to bear the brunt of these types of issues. But that was the intended purpose of having that early "beta" test group .. not just to test the printer itself but things like shipping and packaging for the actual shipping "production" version.. All those things have to be worked out..

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      Creator Jason Reed on April 8

      The contact on the forum mentioned that they are looking into the packaging and their are already changes to it such as the package opening from the side instead of the top.

      http://community.pirate3d.com/discussion/23/improving-shipment-packaging#latest

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      Creator Jenny Wolf on April 8

      I'm getting a little nervous with the damage the printers seem to be arriving with. Pieces popped off, casing/frame popped open. I think there needs to be some serious package re-evaluation before the main batch starts shipping.

      Otherwise, if they do end up at the factory in Milpitas that was mentioned awhile back, I'll definitely be pushing to have them let me make the 10 minute drive to just pick up my printer.

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      Creator Jason Reed on April 8

      Note that the forums mentioned for those with a printer not on the forums that there will be a software update that should allow for user calibration which I'm hoping means adding a home all axis button as that sounds like what the issue is for those printing in mid air

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      Creator Zerfani Yulias on April 8

      @Eric thanks for the info, I'll check the forum.

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      Creator Eric Gustafson on April 7

      @zerfani lots of discussion of that problem over on the official P3D forums http://community.pirate3d.com/discussions

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      Creator Zerfani Yulias on April 7

      Ok, I forgot to mention that I managed to fix the casing after 5 hours :)

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      Creator Zerfani Yulias on April 7

      I've received my Buccaneer yesterday (Monday afternoon) - here in Jakarta - INDONESIA :)
      Actually the printer has arrived on Friday 4th April, but there is the CUSTOMS process and I have paid around USD40 for the IMPORT TAX and DHL Fee.

      The outer packaging was intact, unopened and no damage visible. But unfortunately the printer casing has received some damage. Here is a facebook photo album of the unboxing. It's public, so you don't need facebook account to see it. http://on.fb.me/1kEC0uX

      After setting up the printer and loading the filament, I was unable to get good print. When it start printing the nozzle was to far form the bed, around 3-5mm. I've sent email to support and now waiting for information how to fix it.

      Anyone experiencing the same problem? How do you solve it?

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      Creator Ryan Nguyen on April 7

      Wowziers thanks for the heads up, been checking everyday

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      Creator Serge Jespers on April 7

      Man I wish I had backed batch 1

      :D

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      Creator Stephen Chiu on April 7

      @Ryan - shipping hasn't started for 2nd batch. The ones these people are receiving are batch 1. Batch 2 starts in May.

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      Creator Ryan Nguyen on April 7

      Anyone from Canada received the second batch yet?

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      Creator Nick F. on April 7

      Dang Mexico Germany and Japan all in one day. You guys stretched all over the world. Hope all is going well with shipping and manufacturing of the next batches. Good luck pirate3d!

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      Creator eric descombes on April 7

      My Buccaneer 3D Printer arrived today (MEXICO)!!! Thank you!! i am very happy!!! will let you know how it works!

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      Creator Dan Schmitz on April 7

      Buccaneer arrived today (Germany). Cannot get it to print properly, but I am sure the team will assist me soon.

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      Creator Kevin Chow on April 7

      I think my printer just arrived today (Japan)!! Too bad I was at work today, well it is from Singapore, what else can it be.

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      Creator Eyeis on April 7

      Still waiting on that calibration fix.........

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      Creator Aaron Jennings on April 6

      I would advice people to go pledge for their materials. It,s a great opportunity not to miss, regardless of Pirate 3D testing them or not. it's PLA so it will print, it just needs some patients to get the temp and flow rate right that's all.

      Pirate 3D said we will be able to print at different temp's in the up coming software so it shouldn't be a problem to print especially when polymakr stated that the filaments are suited typically for extruders with a 0.3 - 0.4mm nozzle, which our Buccy is sporting a 0.4mm !

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      Creator Kevin Chow on April 6

      I want to get the PolyMax too, P3D can you check it out and test it. I think they send you a sample last week,

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      Creator Terry Nghe on April 6

      That PolyFlex filament looks great. Really want to get some if the Buccy can use it.

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      Creator Stephen Chiu on April 6

      I'm wondering if P3D has tested the PolyMax and PolyFlex samples sent to them.
      I'm interested if the PolyFlex is useable under P3D's version of the Bowden extruder with 1.75mm filament.

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      Creator GiligainIsland on April 5

      8 days left to back Polymakr PLA filament. This is premo-stuff...I hope.
      .

      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1981875718/polymakr-entirely-new-materials-for-desktop-3d-pri

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      Creator Marie-Andree Poisson on April 5

      @Pirate3D Coming back with my shipping logistic and shipping service choice preoccupation. This can't be improvised with such a big, pricy product. Are you planning an update on that? Don't want to be leaden with customs problem, and huge taxes and brokerage fees.

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