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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet View Post
I'm curious what you don't like about Phil products?

Everyone seems to have trouble with them. Their products in general, don't seem to be fit for the purpose for which they are sold - AKA warranty of merchantability.

Either they just break or they never seem to actually work except without workarounds and endless trial and error to get them just right. When they do work they don't seem to provide any value beyond bling.

I'm all for high-end gear and am the first to remind people that looks matter but for a company which claims to be an engineering company I just find their products to be gimmicky.

As always, I'm open to correction and always try to understand reasonable objections, even if I don't agree.

To be fair, Phil does state that the aluminum lockring is for indoor, track use only.


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