A series of two videos shows you how to assemble your Easy-Fire, Easy-Fire XT, School-Master, eQuad-Pro, or Dura-Fire kiln.
If a DaVinci is installed on a smooth floor and the lid is opened a lot, or left open for long periods of time, the weight of the lid will cause the counterbalance to want to lean forward.
L&L's official recommendation is for an electrician to connect the kiln to power.
This is not a standard option on L&L Kilns due to the remote mounting of the vent fan motor. However, it is easily done.
This question gets asked a lot around the holidays.
L&L's official line on cooling the kiln is leave it alone until it reaches 200F, then you can open it and unload it.