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Just finished my one. First of all: Thank you for this awesome model. Mine looks really great. I went with Patona White, Fittingslot silver metallic, Extrudr.eu matte black and an Ice Filaments Oak woodfill stand. It just looks great.

Unfortunately i had a lot of issues with the bearings, so it ended up more of as a static model as it wobbles pretty terribly. Later in the building process i found out that i had to sand at least 0.5mm to get my bearings to fit. On the very first bearing i just tried to use force and it went half way in but didnt want to go any further or go out again. I had to carefully hammer it in, which was pretty nervewracking and apparently it didn't end up perfectly straight.

Also, i think instructions would make everything so much easier, even though admittedly I have very little experience putting models together, so maybe it's just me. I made so many mistakes with the order of putting things together that i had to keep unscrewing things because of not being able to reach some parts i still had to screw in. A simple step-by-step text instruction manual would have been a lifesaver for me.

Printing wise it was challenging but doable. I ended up using mostly my own supports as the provided supports kept fusing together with the model too much. Also, the big fan blades came out really terribly with a lot of blobs and zits, while every single other part of the model printed perfectly fine. First i thought it was the filament, but it came out exactly the same with another filament. The second filament allowed removing most of it with a scalpel without leaving marks though, so it was a lot of work, but ended up looking nice.

For anyone in germany who wants to buy screws: Look for ISO 14583 M 2,5 x 10 screws, DIN 439 M 2,5 Nuts and DIN 433 2,7mm washers. And the bearings from amazon.de that i had issues with are the ones by Kugellager Shop CQ Stuttgart. My printer being the problem is also possible though.