1. Introduction

1. Introduction
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1. Introduction
 Difficulty
Very easy
 Steps
8
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Step 1 Original Prusa i3 MK2 vs MK2S

Original Prusa i3 MK2 vs MK2S
Original Prusa i3 MK2 vs MK2S
Take a look at the aluminium frame (Z-axis), there is a sticker with the name of the printer. In case of a text "Original Prusa i3 MK2S" you need to use another version of this manual - Original Prusa i3 MK2S kit assembly
If your sticker contains "Original Prusa i3 MK2" you can continue using this manual.

Step 3 Labels guide

Labels guide
Labels guide
All the boxes and bags including parts for build are labeled.
Number (or numbers) in the header tells you for which chapter you'll need that bag (or box).

Step 4 Critical parts include spares back-up

Critical parts include spares back-up
Critical parts include spares back-up
Critical parts, like zipties, have a spare included as a back-up option. How much we included as spare is written in the bracket.
No need to worry if you mess up during the assembly with the extras added.

Step 6 Spare bag

Spare bag
Spare bag
Every type of fastener is included in a separate special bag.
If you lose a screw when building, use one from this bag.

Step 7 Nut insertion tip

Nut insertion tip
Nut insertion tip
Nut insertion tip
Nut insertion tip
If you're experiencing troubles with getting nuts into correct places, just follow these simple steps.
Screw M3 nut a bit on some long screw (M3x40 from Extruder bag works in most cases).
Push the screw with the nut into the hole where it is supposed to be.
Grab the screw with pliers and gently hammer the nut in place using a wrench.
If you use a screw from a different bag then you are using at the moment, don't forget to return it back into the bag.
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