Things That Were Made To Last (40 PICS)

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"Misen Knife was dropped resulting in the end snapping off. Misen no longer ship outside of the US so they gave me a full refund 4 years after purchase making good on their lifetime guarantee"

"Since we are doing clocks. Here is mine from the 90s."

"L.L. bean duck boots from 1939"

"My fiancé replaced his 20+ y/o Herman Miller with the exact same chair, just new! He probably could've repaired the other, but he wanted some new features."

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"My 1993 Volvo 240. Odometer broke a few years ago at 346k. Runs like a champ still"

"Alarm clock lasted over two decades and somehow knows when daylight savings is still"

"My wife's Whirley-Pop that her grandmother used. Still makes perfect popcorn every time."

"I’ve had this Texas Instruments scientific calculator since 6th grade, it’s now getting me through finals in my first semester of college."

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"Just picked this baby up. With a little work this thing will outlast me. 185J 1954"

"Wrench with my grandfather’s initials stamped on it. Still used daily in the shop."

"Was handed down my late uncle's 80s stand mixer, still works like a dream"

"Stiletto TBII framing hammer, used daily for almost 20 years."
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"30+ years so far with my Sony Dream Machine"

"My grandma’s Pampered Chef apple peeler has seen better days, but damn does it still make a great pie"

"I am the 3rd generation user of this stone pan. Used to make a fried batter dish called "Ponganalu"."

"Been through a few office chairs in the past decade. Found this at the Salvation Army store and cleaned it up a bit today. Hopefully this one will last. It looks sturdy!"

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"This pizelle maker has been used by my grandma year after year for 40+ years."

"L to R- 30 + years old, 3 years old, 6 months old … planned obsolescence or crappy design (of course they increase in price tag from L-R)"

"Sunbeam Electronic Weather Clock (1969) - My grandma's old clock that now lives at my work office half a century later."

"Logitech MX518 gaming mouse circa 2007"

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Midge 1 year ago
#4 sure, a decent chair for home use. we have them at an actual office and they are sh#t after 5 yrs. the net wears and no lumbar support.
       
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Val 1 year ago
Midge,

Adjustable lumbar support is an optional extra. I have been sitting in mine every day for 10 years and still love it. If I had two @$$es I would buy one for the the other one too.
       
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Allan 1 year ago
How is #32 "runs as good as new"? The LCD shows 10:05 but the dial clearly shows 10:04.
       
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Rollo 1 year ago
Allan,
Sure. Go ahead and be a total buzzkill. Feel better now?
       
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Marcie 1 year ago
#23 State mark of quality CCCP. We called it the headless Russian worker or can't do better (лучше не могу).
       
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Waldo 1 year ago
#6 is radio controlled, so no wonder it knows daylight savings.

the radio-reception-meter is on the top right.
       
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Juder 1 year ago
#14
I didn't know an apple peeler could bake a pie.
       
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Deedee 1 year ago
#23 It´s a magnifying glass. It has no moving parts! It will last for ever if not dropped on the floor.
       
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