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Old 05-18-2013, 07:18 PM   #1
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Are fake Ergos usable?

There are some really tempting cheap prices on Ebay for fake Ergos. Given that they look so incredibly identical to authentic Ergos, I wonder if they function just fine. Does anyone have a fake Ergo and love it?

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Old 05-18-2013, 07:27 PM   #2
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No they aren't recommend. You're supporting the company to continue copying(aka steal) a companies design. Its illegal and unethical. Aside from that they're made from low quality materials.
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Re: Are fake Ergos usable?

I heard there are safety concerns with them due to them not being tested like regular ergo are. I wouldn't risk it.
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:05 PM   #4
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A friend of mine got conned and has a fake. After just a few months, the padding has almost completely broken down and now it kills her back/shoulders. So, she's out the money she spent on the fake, and has to spend double that for a real one to replace it. Not worth it.
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:46 PM   #5
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I'd rather buy a used authentic one than a fake. On principle alone, but the fakes aren't tested.
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