You’re going to have a blast! By the way, white filament is great for lithophanes. 🙂
Buying a 3D printer is a lot like buying an auto back in 1913. You have to do the repairs yourself, and there can be some frustration and jury-rigging, but when it’s running sweet…
Watch out for the little spring clips that hold the fan shroud to the hot end. They tend to fly off
when trying to remove them or put them back on. In a pinch, bent paperclips, plastic ties, or chewing gum (kidding) will hold them until you print replacement clips.
Suggestions for first mods… glass plate (3/32″ thick, from Lowes, etc) and replacing the 30mm fan with a 40mm.