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    fix warped PLA prints

    You can fix those warped prints! PLA plastic starts to get soft at 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Get a pan of water up to a good boil. Pour a second bowl of cold water.
    Stick the warped end of the print into the boiling water for between two and thirty seconds (depends on the thickness).
    It will be limp but not lose a lot of detail. Straighten out the warped bit and immerse in cold water.
    Easy peasy.

    #2
    I did something similar in my oven at 75 deg C. Water sounds a bit better as the temp is easier to control. I will try it next time I need to do something like that

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      #3
      Good tip! Thanks for sharing. This is a much safer and easier method than rotating a print over the open flame of my gas range to soften it.

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        #4
        I feel like this is one of those why-didn't-I-think-of-that moments. Thank you very much for the tip!

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