Hey all, I am in the middle of building a new printer but am at a standstill because my cheap prusa i3 is jamming up and in general tossing small slivers of my soul into the abyss in the form of misshapen blobs of plastic jk (not really it would be nice if it did that much). To start I will post videos and pics of any angle requested I just have to wait until tomorrow night to do so as I am working late tonight to finish up a project. The story up to this point: Because I am cheap and at the time was on a very tight budget I ordered the absolute cheapest kit I could find that had a heated bed. Printer: Folger Tech RepRap Prusa i3 Clear Frame Full 3D Printer Kit http://www.ebay.com/itm/Folger-Tech...e-Full-3D-Printer-Kit-RAMPS-GT2-/231301357105 Filament: Black PLA http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JQK4RSG I used this for the first 2 months no issues. Blue PLA http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JQK4UD8 Yellow PLA http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JQK4YMK It went together with just a few issues. The main one being the acrylic frame cracking and some spider web fractures from over tightening bolts. Nothing that a little acrylic glue could not fix. My first two months of use where uneventful I was printing fine with the Black PLA and I started to feel like I knew what I was doing... well then I started getting small jams and a print fails but it was not anything that felt abnormal compared to what I read on the forums. I wanted to do some prints in different colors so i ordered the blue and yellow and after trying out both and getting nothing but failed prints I switched back to the black and still all my prints where failing. What I have done to fix/trouble shoot the issue. I have replaced: nozzle nozzle throat throat tubing switched from direct drive to a bowden (see below for details) I have adjusted: I have changed the print temperature from 185 up to 230. This first two months I ran fine at 185. Switching from direct drive to bowden: I took apart the direct drive extruder that looks like this Extruder Print Head and found that the v groove bearing was in peaces so I placed an order for a replacement from china because I could not find any state side that where not crazy priced. It was going to take a month to get the part in so I ordered a Airtripper Bowden Extruder and converted my direct drive to a franken bowden (I will post a picture later that will explain this) What I need: I probably have more details that will help solve this problem but am so frustrated that my brain is not thinking to include them. I need you to help me ask the right question and post the info needed to help solve this. If you ask me to post a picture and/or video of it doing something I will try to get it posted. I am willing to do what it takes to get this thing working.