Originally Posted by nerdcore
I know this is getting OT, but i wonder if companies would consider shipping markers disassembled, at a cheaper price. I understand they assemble them and test them, but if a marker doesn't pass, the whole thing doesn't get scrapped, does it? So providing a discount for the end user to do the final testing wouldn't be a horrible idea... for those willing and able, anyway.
But maybe that's what the tech classes are designed for.
I can see that working out well. <----- huge sarcasm
I doubt they scrap it, but at this price point you never know. They probably have an assembly procedure and troubleshooting procedure to deal with them.