Re: The Last ZIL limousines - fascinating documentary

Posted by Guscha on 2016/4/4 21:37:54
Rusty, thanks for sharing and sorry to let you wait. Like you I was waiting for reactions.

...the Soviet rule or practice of no spare parts being made...

It is regular like the sunrise. If it's bad, then it follows a rule, if it's good, then it is mysterious and accidental. Thanks Howard, to bring it into question.
As all of you know, the "communistic economy" (a self-contradiction) has been a central steered and controlled command economy. CCCP, a giant with feet of clay, was to weak to behave economical. Sustainability and provisions for the future like systematic spare part supply were out of reach.

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