This arrived safe and sound and well packed in a very large and heavy box. The manual states it takes 2 people to do (which is true) and about 5-6 hours of labor to assemble (also true.) The manual is rather poorly written, dark photographs make what is being referenced hard to see. There are also missing steps and out-of-sequence steps in the manual. Also, there was no plug end on my power cord and in the manual there is no discussion about the power cord. The fit and finish of the tool is OK, but there was a blatant factory flub-up with some mismatched welds on the assembly, despite the tag left on the machine stating the importance of the welds to match. (?) overall its a nice unit, despite these issues right out of the box.