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    Quote Originally Posted by Martin View Post
    Is it strange that I do not like 5's? I wanted to buy them on many occasions, but every time I saw it real life, I was disappointed in some aspect of it...
    I totally know what you mean.
    I feel the same way with 98% of them.
    But fair is fair, so I will say they get 2% right flawlessly.

    But, since they are SO consistent in their imperfection, I have to also wonder if this is not some "cultivated" sensibility on their part.
    A kind of artificial imperfection, not to say wabi-sabi, but some specific aesthetics that is tuned to deliberate imperfection or defective beauty.

    Thank goodness for custom parts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chronopolitano View Post
    I totally know what you mean.
    I feel the same way with 98% of them.
    But fair is fair, so I will say they get 2% right flawlessly.

    But, since they are SO consistent in their imperfection, I have to also wonder if this is not some "cultivated" sensibility on their part.
    A kind of artificial imperfection, not to say wabi-sabi, but some specific aesthetics that is tuned to deliberate imperfection or defective beauty.

    Thank goodness for custom parts.
    I'm not sure if that's actually the case, but I love the idea.
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