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Buy it for Life

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A place to share practical, durable and quality made products that are made to last, with an emphasis on upcycled and sustainable products!

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Things that are well-made and durable (even if they won't last a lifetime) are A-Okay!

Unlike that other BIFL place, Home-made and DIY items are encouraged here, as long as some form of instruction is included in the body of the post.

Videos links are not allowed as post titles, but you may use them in a text post.

A limited amount of self-promotion is accepted, IF the item you are selling aligns with this criteria:

  1. The item must be made with sustainable or recycled materials.
  2. If electronic in some way, the item must be open-source.
  3. The item must be user-serviceable (if applicable).
  4. You cannot be a large corporation.
  5. The post must be clearly marked with a [Self Promotion] tag in your title.

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[–] Kecessa@sh.itjust.works 21 points 1 month ago (1 children)

There's plenty of gas and diesel cars that can also last pretty much forever if we apply the same logic of "having to replace parts doesn't count"...

[–] silence7 15 points 1 month ago (1 children)

More that "at no time do enough parts start failing often enough that repair ceases being cost-effective"

[–] Kecessa@sh.itjust.works 5 points 1 month ago (1 children)

Does diesels with over a million miles count?

[–] remotelove@lemmy.ca 3 points 1 month ago

Maybe. Depends on how often engine is overhauled, what it's operating environment is and why the vehicle was kept operating for so long.