When the sander arrived I was suspicious of the packing as it was only in a cardboard box. Unpacking revealed only one small amount of damage and that was hard to find though, so I was very pleased with the shipping care. It took less than 30 minutes to install a plug and perform the small amount of assembly required and I was utilizing the sander. The sander was calibrated perfect from the factory, no adjustments were required. I have the sander hooked to a 2hp dust collector and this I feel is the smallest powered collector that could work with this dust creator. It gets about 95% of the dust. Over all I am very happy with this purchase so far.