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Blog entry by jcsterling posted 705 days ago 892 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

recently purchased a small digital level . I was happy to see on the front of the packaging “USA made digital level” . In all honesty I was surprised and pleased to see that I found a tool that was made in my home country.

However, upon further inspection I see there must be an error somewhere….I guess my USA made digital level sensor is Made In China….hmmm

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776



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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 705 days ago

I would not be surprised if China owns the USA company that makes it.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 705 days ago

My Snapper lawnmower is ASSEMBLED IN THE USA…..LOL! As China starts to eqalize, their population and cheap labor is aging out with no replacements due to the “one child” policy of the government, companies may start to use our unemployed to make things again

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Paul M

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#3 posted 705 days ago

Sounds like legal talk being used by marketing.
Maybe the sensor part is from the USA, but all other parts and assembly in China.

-- Paul from New England "No man is a failure who is enjoying life". William Feather

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vipond33

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#4 posted 705 days ago

There is a small town in China called Usa. Don’t laugh, the Japanese did it in the 50’s.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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racerglen

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#5 posted 705 days ago

Gene’s right, there was such anti Japanese sentiment after the war, a town in
Japan renamed itself yew-saw..USA to avoid it.
I have some plates and such my parents had as promotional give aways at their
gas station still.Dogwood patern for Home Oil’s B.C. promotions arround the province’s centenial I think..
Aparently now highly prized by collectors..

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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Roger

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#6 posted 705 days ago

come on now, we know the cardboard that the tool came in was made in the U.S.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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jcsterling

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#7 posted 705 days ago

i just find it very deceptive and it rubs me the wrong way.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 705 days ago

It should rub you the wrong way. We exported American jobs because of it. Very sad. My thought went to Usa Japan also.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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