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GeneralCan we please stop using Chinese steel in everything? Pin
honey the codewitch7-Jun-23 1:54
mvahoney the codewitch7-Jun-23 1:54 
A bolt in my desk chair just snapped in half yesterday. This chair isn't worth re-tapping the hole.

I'm not even heavy. I am a scrawny thing.

I can't tell you how many times I've had that happen. Head bolts on the little 2-stroke I strapped to a mountain bike had to be replaced. Did that before they snapped. Same with the rest of the major bolts on that drivetrain.

I didn't replace the bolts in this chair, and that was my mistake. I replace the casters on the chairs I buy with US manufactured polymer coated rollies that work on my wood floors anyway.

I should have dismantled this thing and gone to Ace and replaced all the bolts as my first order of business.

I'll be doing that on my next chair.

But between the Chinese industrialists schlepping their low grade raw materials off on us, and my own country's schlepping their excess corn and sometimes industrial byproducts off onto us sometimes I feel like we're just used as garbage bins by people with too much money. Unsure | :~

But zooming back in, it has gotten to the point where it really makes little sense to me now that I have to replace critical load bearing parts in new products as soon as I order them.

What is even the point? Just send me the parts disassembled.

May as well order everything from Ikea and save myself half the work.
There's smoke in my iris
But I painted a sunny day on the insides of my eyelids
So I'm ready now (What you ready for?)
I'm ready for life in this city
And my wings have grown almost enough to lift me

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