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Old Jan 12th 2013, 09:34 AM   #31
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... kind of like and yes i know the industry there is no difference between a costco diamond and a tiffany diamond with everything being equal they come from the same place.
Different tastes, economic means and sense of value. I have no problem with what people buy. But, I think his point was that they were clones of CRG and Pazzo... Ripping off their product. Although, that happens everywhere and to every successful product.

Just an aside. I agree that a costco diamond and an over-priced tiffany diamond are both from carbon, but that's where the similarity ends. Much like a ford escort and a ferrari gtb began life on an assembly line. No disrespect to escort owners! I don't know if it's pie in the sky, but some levers are better made than others and some company's have better quality control.
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i have the chinese ones from ebay. they were a christmas gift from a friend and they are sitting in my bedroom. They are laser engraved and say 1199 panigale on them and are foldable and adjustable. I must say I AM going to put them on. Aluminum is aluminum they look just as good as any out there. They look exactly like the duca bike ones and i was very grateful someone got them for me. ( i wasnt going to change my levers) but now they will be on and guess what will do exactly the same thing as your levers lol
I have nothing against that, when I had my first bike I got a shoei helmet with the bike. A very good friend of mine saved up a little and bought me a lower end helmet, can't remember the name, and I wore it all the time. It wasn't the best but it meant a lot
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broch a diamond is a diamond all things being the same thats why they have grades a vs2 g color 2 carat stone is a vs2 g 2 kt stone no matter where you get them. granted costco may not carry a vvs1 d color 2 kt stone then yes the tiffany stone is better but its not constant. . so your analogy about the ford escort and the ferrari doesnt apply except that they are cars.

if you go by grade and standard no matter where you get the diamond its still a diamond.do you think the diamond mine is labeled tiffany or costco. no they are not. there is a sheet called the rapport sheet. it tells you how much a diamond is according to the characteristics of it not by the brand. look it up
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broch a diamond is a diamond all things being the same thats why they have grades a vs2 g color 2 carat stone is a vs2 g 2 kt stone no matter where you get them. granted costco may not carry a vvs1 d color 2 kt stone then yes the tiffany stone is better but its not constant. . so your analogy about the ford escort and the ferrari doesnt apply except that they are cars.

if you go by grade and standard no matter where you get the diamond its still a diamond.do you think the diamond mine is labeled tiffany or costco. no they are not. there is a sheet called the rapport sheet. it tells you how much a diamond is according to the characteristics of it not by the brand. look it up
I know diamonds. My point still stands. My opinion is that Chinese eBay knock-offs are not the same thing just because the perform the same function. It's just my opinion.

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My point was that aluminum is aluminum and there is only so much u can do with it. Did they rip off a design very possible. Are the other brands "better" maybe but I doubt much better. To each there own.
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