When you buy new gear.....

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Re: When you buy new gear.....

by chasegru » Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:57 pm

Denjem wrote:I know plenty of people hate Arcteryx because of price.

I used to hate Arcteryx because of price too. Then, after seeing it perform for others on the mountain, I got some.
Their philosophy is to use the best stuff available and for all their equipment to be top of the line--that costs big time.

My new considerations are:
1)Company reputation
2) Customer Service
3) Product material/manufacturing process
4)Product design
5) Price (I still have to be able to afford my equipment)


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