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Old 08-25-2012, 01:45 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by Raul_SJ View Post
Do you find the U.S. made Penns are much better quality than the Chinese-made Penn?

I guess Penn has stopped manufacturing in the U.S. since I couldn't find it on Google.
I am still running through my back stock of USA Penn Pro. I got a great cash deal on several cases. Teaching pro friends (who used to use USA Pro Penn) have told me the new Marathons are not as good, but I have not had to use them yet. I have been rationing my stash for matches. As a matter of principle, I refuse to pay the same money for balls made at a fraction of the cost to pad Head/Penn's profits. Plus, it has gone to being a mass market ball. Not insignificantly, their closing of the Phoenix factory to make products at near-slave labor wages left a very bad taste in my mouth.

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