Originally Posted by HarryT
As a software developer I'm used to buying reasonably high-spec machines, so $1000 seems pretty modest to me. The most recent laptop I bought cost £850 (about $1300).
yeah, but you are in the industry. I'm a semi-professional skier, it makes sense for me to drop a grand or better on skis, even more than one pair of skis. it doesn't make sense for the casual skier to do that