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    Blue Light Special kmart's Avatar
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    "Made in Germany" ebay cog?

    Anybody tried these cogs by this ebay seller? He says he's sold them for a year without problems...

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    or tarckeemoon, depending marqueemoon's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by kmart
    Anybody tried these cogs by this ebay seller? He says he's sold them for a year without problems...
    "silver anodized" (aluminum?) Looks kinda junky to me. Lots of people go for crappy things they think they are or will be happy with. I will not name any recent elections.

    By the time you pay shipping it's not that much of a bargain anyway. Is saving a few bucks worth stripping your hub or having your cog fail in some nasty way?

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    It doesn't have that refined look. Looks like a Surly cog.
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    If you buy this, you're going to end up spending about as much as you would for a cheap cog at your LBS.

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    The only cogs from Germany I know of are Esjot, which have a terrible reputation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Fixer
    It doesn't have that refined look. Looks like a Surly cog.
    Wrong...I have a surly cog and it looks nothing like that.

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    I used one and yes, it wasn't pretty, I had no problems whatsoever.
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    Just get something youre sure about. Seems to me... the cog is one of the LAST places you wanna go cheap on.

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