100% Yes I do. It's not the people of China, it's the process in China. If everyone figured it out - the problem could be solved overnight.I wonder if he refuses to buy ANYTHING made in China.
Then, ironically enough, competition would bring prices to a never seen affordable level for a product made in the USA by the actual company said producing product.
The best part is - your "real" ES335 gave you the exact experience I'm describing; not only do you have a great memory of it, it afforded you a super nice Les Paul and paid off your debt. If that doesn't exactly prove my point, nothing will.