February 14, 2017
I had ordered the 3d printer kit from http://www.diy-india.com. It was delivered on February 2, 2017 and since then was lying in my room. I had finally managed all the required tools and now was looking forward to the start of assembly.
The laser-cut acrylic Main frame got damaged during transit and one of the corner piece which is fastened together with the top plate was broken. I was suggested by the kit seller to use tie-bands to take care of the broken part as shipping just the Main frame would be even more risky.
It was about time, I setup the work station in my room. Just a week before kit’s delivery I had been to the local market Shagun Chowk in Pimpri to buy a table and chair. A big dining table is what you need for the 3d printer. Work station was established.
What I found during assembly was the drill in the other corner of the Main frame didn’t match the top plate drill and so I was left with top plate pretty much hanging freely from the Main frame. Which being bad, I did some jugaad to tie it down. At this stage, I am very skeptical whether it take all the vibrations and movements when in function.
Because pictures tell the best assembly stories…
This marked end of the day.. Valentine’s day/night well spent.