[amsat-bb] Re: Radio Pirates
Gordon JC Pearce
gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Tue Jan 17 15:16:27 PST 2012
On 17/01/12 03:42, Gregg Wonderly wrote:
> The biggest issue that causes recession and then depression in the
> economy, is when the value in the economy out strips the cash available
> to support that value. When everyone buys the "cheapest" item, and it is
> a defective item, that then doesn't live long enough in the economy,
> that can cause people to replace it, in an emergency purchase, with a
> "credit purchase", which then presses the economy with more value, and
> less cash.
Right, but my point is that the "cheap crap" item is lasting longer than
the expensive name-brand item, and comes with full service documentation
and a sane method of ordering spares. Furthermore, in many cases the
manufacturers have helpful and knowledgeable techies, even if there is a
bit of a language barrier.
I don't really see why I should pay extra for a product that's not as
good, from a company that treats its customers and indeed its dealers
with what stops just barely short of contempt once it's got their money.
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