I recently ordered the MicroSwiss Direct Drive unit [https://store.micro-swiss.com/collections/extruders/products/micro-swiss-direct-drive-extruder] with the all metal hotend for my Ender 3 Pro. I was going to upgrade the extruder to an all metal extruder kit from WINSINN [https://amzn.to/2VMcJtW] and then upgrade the hotend
I recently started printing some large objects. The prints were taking between 14 and 16 hours. After printing 2 pieces (I'm printing an update of this Shuttle [https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/245884/Space-Shuttle-Alpha] from the 2nd Dynasty Starship III Kickstarter), I noticed that I had some bad extrusion problems.
In a previous post [https://cerkit.com/2018/01/30/my-first-3d-printer-the-geeetech-i3-pro-b/], I discussed my new 3D printer and I briefly mentioned that I'm having z-axis banding issues. I'm not quite sure what's happening, but I initially had severe z-axis banding before printing out some "Z axis fix" parts [https://www.