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Tapped out on taps.

I bough, quite some years ago, a budget bathroom sink tap for our "new" bathroom. It was the "big box" store's house brand and an amazing bargain . . . at first. The cartridges wore out surprisingly quickly (at least the cold water side) and the replacements were amongst the most expensive . . . and only sold in pairs.

Eventually I took the cheap way out and bought a new set from a real brand. One of my earliest (but not last) made-in-China bargains. The infestation of untested and overpriced at any price junk had yet to fully encompass the world.


Now I look at the cost of spares to replace things before I buy the new one. Even the lovely Xeon box they bought me for work was against my recommendations. I wanted (and specified) an approximately equivalent gamer's box. It was cheaper up front and was built with standard parts rather than the exotica needed to care and feed a Xeon. Well - it's not my pocket but I spend other peoples money like it was my own (in the positive sense!). A digression - but look for the ability to maintain you purchases of value to you as part of the cost.

Ravings en masse^
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"If you are searching for perfection in others, then you seek disappointment. If you seek perfection in yourself, then you will find failure." - Balboos HaGadol Mar 2010

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