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Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by lainmaya, Aug 31, 2017.

  1. lainmaya

    lainmaya

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    I'm a DIYer, from China.My English is poor.I like to share the happiness DIY brings,Meet lots of new friends.Posted a post on DIY at the Forum,No sales information was released.Be blamed by others,receive Heusinkveld warning.Heusinkveld is my favorite brand,but prices can't bear it,So a pedal was made with reference to Heusinkveld.Is the Heusinkveld used structure, DIYer can not be used?DIYer felt very sad.The reason may be prejudice against China.Finally, I am sorry for the inconvenience.
     
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  2. rocafella1978

    rocafella1978
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    you can always buy cheaper "original products" and save money to one day purchase a more expensive product.
    here are some pedal options for you...
    1. https://www.protosimtech.com/ - PT2 PEDAL SET - $400
    2. https://www.fanatec.com/us-en/pedals/csl-elite-pedals-lc-usa.html - FANATEC CSL ELITE LC - $200
    shifter options...
    1. http://www.shiftershh.com/en/ - SHH SHIFTER H-Pattern and SQ - $150 with everything included
    other than that, look on eBay around the globe (people do ship globally, if you pay for it!), look around all the forums for "USED" sim gear/ hardware and purchase "used".
    1. https://www.ebay.com/
    2. https://www.ebay.co.uk/
    3. https://www.ebay.de/
    4. https://www.ebay.com.au/
    5. http://www.racedepartment.com/forums/sim-racing-marketplace.66/
    6. http://www.isrtv.com/forums/forum/37-sim-gear-buy-and-sell/
    7. i am sure there is other forums and places to buy "USED" sim gear and hardware.
    all the rest are excuses to copy (copycat) and close products of others in my personal opinion. if you have the time and care read through the links in the thread below. even though your English might not be as good as you say, but using online tools will help to translate and get the point.
    more and more...copied/ counterfeit products in SimRacing hardware and software
     
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  3. Thomas Weg

    Thomas Weg

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    Rocafella whats your problem about that?

    Yeah of course he was inspirated and copied some ideas of the products.
    But he declared in the posts where he got the ideas from and stated that he doesn't want to sell anything of it.

    As long as he doesn't sell that stuff and take profit of it is all fine.
    The articles you link is about a buisness to copy stuff, slap the same name on it and sell it.

    I hope you don't have a OSW, because that is a copy (in your view) of the Bodnar Wheel.
     
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  4. asteroulis

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    Totally agree with @Thomas Weg , as long as there is no Commercial interest it's no problem at all to copy the EXACT commercial product for personal use. All credits were given , and the guy did a fantastic job.
     
  5. Jeremy Ford

    Jeremy Ford

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    Don't worry lainmaya, it wasn't your fault, it was an error. Another thread by someone else was trying to sell Heusinkveld copies, and it got mistook that you were the same person.