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Old 01-03-2013, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by roy528 View Post
Perhaps this will bring out the verite' of this 'debate'. If you purchased a very expensive lawn mower that made your lawn look absolutely perfect.
It turned on a dime- even had a high tech edging function that edged without you having to get off the mower. It never even left
any clippings behind-none-! ..This lawn mower was expensive- but look at how it mows !!! Just great- BUT !! It broke down every 8-10 weeks.
Unacceptable- no matter how well it mowed when it worked. When you took it back to Home Depot and demanded your money back - which you surely would vowing never to buy this brand again- The manager came up to you and said- "Well this is a very high tech mower - you can't expect it to run without breaking down every now and then" . You would still demand your money back and that would be that.
Now take that argument and mentality to a car that costs $50-100K. Does this still make sense ?
My $3800 mountain bike sees the shop quite frequently (surprise! It's in the shop again). However, it's because I ride DH so that exacerbates the wear and tear and breakage of parts . Actually did a $250 service on the front fork in September too.

Sometimes there's a bit of sacrifice between performance and maintenance, but that's just my belief.
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