I wanted a KitchenAid stand mixer, but did not want to pay full price. Well, I guess you DO get what you pay for! This mixer is very heavy, but the sender packaged it in one layer of small bubble wrap and surrounded it with brown paper packing in one layer of cardboard box. Either it was leaking oil originally or it got damaged in transit. Most likely in transit.
I really would rather have had the mixer than have to return the blasted thing.