41580Re: [Speed cubing group] Will V-CUBES go out of business?
- Jul 1, 2008Ok, so if V-cubes are so cheap to produce, why don't you make some
yourself and save money?
--- In email@example.com, Bart <banaticus@...> wrote:
> Who cares, I don't buy their products either. ;) Making a x2 or x3
> profit, a lot of companies do that. But this is cheap plastic* we're
> talking about. It's literally extruded from a machine. At $80 a pop,
> that's got to be like a x1000 markup or something. Maybe only a few
> hundred times markup and profit, but still, that's a heck of a markup.
> A company that wants to make that much profit off of me really
> doesn't deserve my business. So I'm waiting until the price comes
> down to something approaching reasonable.
> *Noting that this isn't food grade plastic and doesn't need to be
> since we aren't trying to store water inside for months on end and
> that otherwise there isn't a cheap/quality plastic dichotomy, just
> thick and thin.
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