I'm sure you're going to like your new tool.
I have a little one, the 10/20 and I love it. Just really handy for leveling off things like end grain cutting boards. I know some folks use their planers, but I like the fact that I can do boards wider than my planer can handle and not have to worry about the planer knives tearing out the ends of the boards.
One tip I would have is to buy rolls of sandpaper from somewhere like klingspor. The rolls are a lot cheaper than the pre made paper. I took one of the premads and made a template the same size and length for it out of an old board. That way I can just spring clamp the bulk paper to the template, mark the taper, and then cut it with a pair of shop shears. Whenever I need a new piece of paper, I'll general cut several out at the same time.
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