Originally Posted by skyguy
As far as the "engineered" kit vs not "engineered" diy, that is a terrible argument to spend more or less on a product. Engineered is not a word that describes quality, something could be well engineered, or poorly engineered, or engineered to be just cheap enough that a company can make money on it.
This. "Engineered" is a marketing word. It means a prototype was made cheaper to the point that money can be made out if it.
A logical approach and some time spent researching the subject will get you a good product at a better price IMO.