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Ugly overhangs are probably one of the most common issues that arise when printing objects that have a steep slope or curvature that is protruding outwards.
The reason that overhangs sometimes do not turn out well is very similar to why curling happens. The perimeter/wall of the layer that is curling, is not anchored in place by a previous layer because it printed in mid air.
Thinner layers tend to curl up more than thick layers due to the fact that they are lighter, but on the other hand, they can also be helpful if they are printed at low temperature since because they are thinner, they will solidify faster.
There are several ways to try and remedy this issue:
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