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Re: voltage regulator problems

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02-10-2013 21:17:53

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In regards to what? Electrical components? Many, many years ago there was a Japanese company called "Sony". Now this company started with the top of the line components, competition forced the prices lower which in turn forced the quality down. Sony saw sales dropping and was on their way out the door permanently. Sony decided to once again start building quality items and raised the prices to match. However, in keeping with the competition, they also produced the lesser priced items. Consequently with Sony, you get what you pay for. Now, Japan sells Toyota, Mitsubishi, Honda, Nissan and the list goes on. China sells "Made in China". What company makes "Made in China"? Thusly with no name recognition it would stand to reason, at least to me, that the same regulator sold by Napa, A/C Delco, Borg warner, or what ever box it falls out of, that is stamped "Made in China" would be made at the same factory. BUILT TO OUR STANDARDS" No, not really, they all are. Just the higher price that is charged pays for the second one under the same warranty. Or the third, fourth...
it"s just a law of averages. How long before you grow weary of replacing the same part before you pick on another box from another supplier with the same part? Next time, next box, no warranty. So, what brand do I use for electrical?
That is a very good question. I can say it varies with whatever I am working on. China is China. I don"t feel the need to pay for the pretty box. Some people do. I have my suppliers and when they sell me a China part, I look at them like they are out of their mind. This is usually followed with the statement of "your charging how much for this?"
Now either the price drips or the door is not too far away. If I am forced to buy China, I see no sense of paying for the box. China is still China.

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02-11-2013 07:57:45

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 Re: voltage regulator problems in reply to Bruce(OR), 02-10-2013 21:17:53  
I apologize for the generalization but yes I was referring to electrical components. I have been lucky finding quality rebuilders for starters and generators and most other major items. To be honest I have never checked my parts from Napa but also have never had a Napa part fail, ever. Luck I guess. Other parts houses I do check for country of origin on their parts. The biggest problem I do have is finding ammeter guages that will last for more than a few months. Thanks.

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