Anyway, this afternoon's project was to assemble the beast. Took some time given that the whole kit was reduced to a box about 18" cube, and the instructions don't bear a whole lot of resemblance to reality... anyway, I now have the usual problem of having a small pile of components left over - which is never a good thing, is it?
I'll probably try ringing the manufacturer next week, but I wondered if anyone else had been there, done that, and had the answers? Here's the list:
- Short length of chain with retaining bolts at either end - Length of plain steel rod, about 300mm x 8mm - 4 'fibrous' washers - I already used 4 inside the drum, interposed between the blades and the inside of the drum - was that right? - Lots of spring washers which weren't mentioned at all, but aren't enough to use everywhere possible - where's most important?
Plenty more small bits and pieces, and I'm sure most are just spare. I must admit though, it's the chain which has me most foxed!