Scooting Right Along with My 3D Printing

Michael B. Musgrove
6 min readJul 18, 2021

Lots of little failings here and there, which became annoying so I took a breather and shut the factory down for a bit to regroup. The printer would get to about 30% and then just start ghost printing in thin air with nothing extruding. Or something would become unadhered from the print bed. Always something screwy. I had been changing filaments out a lot too, which may have been causing some issues.

And when I began printing a pretty big project, it would fail, so I’d abort the job, and then find I couldn’t even remove the item from the bed, it was stuck on…

Michael B. Musgrove

Featured in HBR (Oct. 11), MBA, published author and marketing professor. To start with.