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Mmm, I thought you'd support your local manufacturer. Obviously not.
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Should I, regardless of whether they deserve to be supported or not?
Just because they are my "neighbours"?
See, when I browse this forum, it's because I hope to find some interesting and unbiased viewpoints from other peeps sharing my hobby, hence that's what I also try to give in return.
That might be unusual, in a world where we get used to think that any opinion is always driven by more or less hidden personal interests, but - believe it or not - that's my approach. And it'll be never influenced by my evaluation of the builder we're talking about (which in this case is overall good, btw).
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I think it's safe to say that if a company like Mitsubishi made it and a company like the Ferretti group bought an exclusive licence, then the thing works.
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I can only quote from one of your previous posts: Wow, that's a sweeping generalisation.
Would it have been safe to say that if a company like De Havilland made the Comet, then the thing works?...
Examples are endless. Corporations do make big mistakes sometimes.
I fully agree on the final part of your post, though.
Not only when you say that you'd want a demo (I actually suggested that!), but also when you don't see why it shouldn't work on boats.
See, I never said it doesn't, in fact. What I said is that the video gives no or irrelevant evidence about that.
It's actually the video and its comments that I'd classify as awful (in reply to your question linking to it, btw), and I dare anyone to make objections.
My only criticism addressed to the equipment itself was related to current requirements, and that was based on numbers.
I can assure you that if and when I'll have the opportunity to try the equipment or (more likely) to hear unbiased opinions from reliable independent sources, I'll report that, if anyone will be interested.
And that will be neither influenced by nationality nor brands.