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Old 04-24-2015, 06:15 AM   #1
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maybe it's hype and there are others just as good, but those are the only ones I'll buy nowadays.
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That chinese helmet is a joke. Like a costume helmet.
But wow to the japanese one.
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Kind of shocked the china wasn't as good as the one made in Japan. not

seems like anything from china needs serious quality control especially when the manufacture is outsourced.

Just like 14 dollar beats by dre and how much of that was spent on packaging. lol

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Seems kindda unfair to me. They choose a toy helmet for the test.
You right, Yamaha met is toy, but please no mistake it for made in China, it is made in small want to be a county call japanese.

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This is what I never understood. Everyone blames china for this kind of . But seems like people like Dr Dre and the retailers are the ones banking off of this . I wonder how much of that cut China is actually getting?
I'm not blaming them I'm just stating what I believe. American consumerism is at fault. We want to buy buy buy and at the lowest price possible. Its mind boggling to me what they can make at such a low wholesale price. I know most in the manufacturing process are not getting rich with the exception of factory owners and exporters. They cut costs with no concern of the employee or the consumer. I would personally buy a better quality item not made in China that will last and knowing the person that made it was not confined to living in a factory for most of the year.
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But how does this make sense when people here are paying $200+ for a $15 headphone? Doesn't sound like they want to buy at the lowest price to me... If those beats headphones were actually retailing at $30, they would actually be a good deal and people will be praising how good it is for the price.
There's a store called Walmart you need to check out.

And you are right about those not bing the cheapest. It status symbol for a lot of us to overpay for a brand even when its not a quality product.
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This isn't a quality issue, it's an ethics issue. helmets, baby food, pet food, iPhone and go pro knock offs. So many examples.
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