Taiwan...Is nothing sacred?

Discussion in 'The BS Topic' started by 70Znut, Dec 29, 2017.

  1. 70Znut

    70Znut Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Feb 5, 2016
    Got my new Eaton Detroit True-Trac Posi in the mail. :D
    It should be call a Eaton Taiwan True-Trac...pisses me off :mad:
  2. Smokey15

    Smokey15 Veteran Member

    Aug 13, 2017
    Wonderful, isn't it, when the 'standard brands of quality' have taken jobs away and get cheap labor from overseas. Hurst linkage = china. Raybestos wheel cylinders = china. Etc.......
    But we, as consumers want low prices, so we pay for it by job losses and a lot of lost quality control.
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  3. dave@ztech

    dave@ztech Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2016
    Do not worry, soon all of those places will have housing prices through the roof and the workers will revolt, get unions , to get better wages to afford the high priced homes, then companys to save money will farm out the production to a third world country to sell it cheaper and then we will all have jobs again.
  4. ol' grouch

    ol' grouch Veteran Member

    Jul 4, 2013
    Evansville, In.

    It's already started. "Made in Japan" used to be the sign of bargain wages. Then Mexico. Then China. I saw some parts the other day that said "Made in Bangladesh". It may not be next week or next year, but eventually, China will get tired of pouring money and supplies into their southern neighbor and there will be a regime change. When Chubby is gone, you may see parts made in "The Peoples Democratic Republic of Korea". (North Korea.)
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  5. 351maverick

    351maverick Veteran Member

    Aug 11, 2010
    erie, PA
    I have a set of WELD wheels that say

    made in PRC

    as in Peoples Republic of China

    sounds better than "made in China" lol
  6. mrdragster1970

    mrdragster1970 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member


    At least a few of us still care what happens to our country's future.
    I can't believe how many selfish greedy leeches around here
    publicly recommend someone buys stolen counterfeited products from china every day!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. MotionClone

    MotionClone Veteran Member

    Jan 20, 2014
    away from the crazies
    How hard did you pound on that chinese made keboard typing that out? lol
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  8. 70Znut

    70Znut Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Feb 5, 2016
    Yep, pretty soon we won't even need to know English.
    Their all going to say "hecho en China".
  9. badazz81z28

    badazz81z28 Veteran Member

    May 4, 2001
    Las Vegas, NV
    Actually the opposite I think. Americans feel they are entitled to high wages, benefits, etc no matter what job or skill they hold. Stuff is made overseas because Americans want $25 an hour. If everything was made here, none of us could afford to buy it.

    With that being said, Taiwan makes good stuff. Rather there then China.

    Our way of life is why it has gone this way.credit cards, loans etc. living beyond our means
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2017

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