I always liked them too... just wish they made an aluminum version. You are fortunate that height isnt too much of an issue. Just remember the nubians built the pyramids with ramps and levers.
She looks a tad neglected, so be prepared to give it your all (including your soul!) for a few years to see it through. Just dont quit half way through... thats wayyyy worse than never having had started it in the first place!!
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Lots decent info available there too. ws