Old 10-21-20, 07:03 AM
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CargoDane
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Originally Posted by TLaurent View Post
That’s what I initially thought but as I learn about the different tubing materials, (Columbus SL/SLX/Gilco, chromoly, etc) I started to wonder if there was more to it. There is a “Paletti Super Prestige with Columbus SLX Super butted steel” for sale right now - could they be trying to take this to twelve? Appreciate all of the super responses!
It's still a word merely trying to convey something is "better". And with these things, inflation happens pretty quickly, so everything takes on the superlative in vogue. Hell, the "turbo" monicker is used by Porsche today. On a frigging electric car.
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