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Old 01-27-2013, 07:12 PM   #1
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Buying American

Do you buy American products?


I do.

I buy American electronics for my electric guitars and even; When I was afforded to, I was able to buy myself an American guitar, a really nice American guitar (A Gibson Custom shop Les Paul). That I had American pickups (a set of Seymour Duncan APH-1s) put in.

I buy loads of stuff made in the EU under license, like Coca-Cola, cigarettes, booze, fast food.

But I also buy imported foods and snacks, sometimes...

Do you buy American?

One day, in my life, I want to own at least one American car.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:14 PM   #2
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If the thing I want to buy is manufactured in America.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:14 PM   #3
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:15 PM   #4
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I bought an American thread. It was shitty, still better than a cheap chinese one.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:15 PM   #5
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If the thing I want to buy is manufactured in America.


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Old 01-27-2013, 07:16 PM   #6
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:18 PM   #7
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:19 PM   #8
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Ofcourse not, Asian stuff is much cheaper.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:20 PM   #9
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Well, I live here.


I don't go out of my way to make sure the products I buy are made here.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:29 PM   #10
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Ernie Ball Strings - Those guitar strings say 'Made In The USA' too...

I like those because of all the guitarists they put on their pack, I've also been known to buy Rotosound and they're British.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:32 PM   #11
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:32 PM   #12
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American Cream Pie... She wouldn't let me.
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Anyway, I digress.
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look nigga, if you're chillin with 5 bros and 2 hos, you're gonna wanna pay attention to all of em equally. not moon over the hos forever and laugh at every shitty thing they say and just stare at them all night, like some of my mates do.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:33 PM   #13
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Eh yeah sometimes I try to, just because in some cases they are genuinely better products, ie most of the tactical clothing and outdoor gear I've worn/bought.

My guitar is made by an American luthier. My wife drives a Ford, I drive a Nissan
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:34 PM   #14
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...One day, in my life, I want to own at least one American car...

When you do, be careful. While our people are all created equal, our cars are not.

BTW, I'd rather buy an American brand made overseas than buy an overseas brand MIA. Many times American branded MIA items aren't practical (like if it costs 2 x 10 times as much, but doesn't have (or need) that much better quality).

When it comes to electric guitars, 67% of mine are American brands, 33.3% are a Japanese brand, with 17% MIA, 33% MIJ, and the other 50% made elsewhere in Asia (Korea, China, and Indonesia).
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:34 PM   #15
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in some cases they are genuinely better products



That's typically what it comes down to for me. If the American product is better, I'll buy it. If not, why would I?
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:37 PM   #18
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Aren't almost all the cars in Canada either made in America or in Mexico? I knew this Nissan out there that was made in Mexico...
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look nigga, if you're chillin with 5 bros and 2 hos, you're gonna wanna pay attention to all of em equally. not moon over the hos forever and laugh at every shitty thing they say and just stare at them all night, like some of my mates do.

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Old 01-27-2013, 07:38 PM   #19
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:51 PM   #20
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I watch a lot of American television and films too.
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look nigga, if you're chillin with 5 bros and 2 hos, you're gonna wanna pay attention to all of em equally. not moon over the hos forever and laugh at every shitty thing they say and just stare at them all night, like some of my mates do.
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