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cheap chinese knockoffs? ...poles?

Postby JeffOYB » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:23 am

Anyone try the Winget poles? $50 for 100% carbon. Chinese knockoffs.

Any other cheap Chinese knockoff xc ski gear out there? They seem to aim at the hightech stuff. Carbon, lights, gopro's.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015X ... bw_c_x_1_w
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Re: cheap chinese knockoffs? ...poles?

Postby Blah » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:56 pm

Looks like the same components that One Way uses. Probably the same factory.

Question: Can these be called cheap Chinese knock offs when all the ski poles are made in China to begin with?

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Re: cheap chinese knockoffs? ...poles?

Postby JeffOYB » Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:40 am

i've read that the grips, straps are chintzy. so maybe cheap in the details.
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Re: cheap chinese knockoffs? ...poles?

Postby jt10000 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:41 pm

JeffOYB wrote:i've read that the grips, straps are chintzy. so maybe cheap in the details.
Where did you read this? Can you share a link?

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Re: cheap chinese knockoffs? ...poles?

Postby Blah » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:22 am

I can't say for certain the pole shaft is what one way uses/used but those are for sure the grip,strap and basket that they used to put on their poles.

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Re: cheap chinese knockoffs? ...poles?

Postby dcpattie » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:58 pm

A t 50 bucks - what do you have to lose? Looks like a winner!

The poor grips won't bother me since I remove the grips asap and replace with the Leki Shark grips. Clip in, clip out.

Barnett use to sell their 100% HM carbon poles on eBay.ca.com for $80 - they were incredibly light and strong!
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Re: cheap chinese knockoffs? ...poles?

Postby JeffOYB » Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:47 pm

I saw a review saying Winget straps were questionable on Amazon.
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