They don’t build them like they use to

“Also something people seem to forget is that the examples of old things around today that we see are the good ones by definition. Sure that XT that still works today is reliable, but what about the ones that failed? Well you don’t see them because they are on the trash heap. Just because there’s a few examples of old items that have survived doesn’t mean they were all well made, may have just been some that were particularly lucky.”