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This is a valid business strategy, but to the more discerning little builder it might feel bit of a hassle.
And it certainly does not add to structural integrity.
I had planned on giving away all the end products, having someone in mind for this set as well, but I think I really king of want to keep it!
They even threw in some sea-salt glitter in the boat's wooden parts.
The brick quality was clear immediately, not-quite-alike and not entirely in alignment.
In fact, if you would give me a bag of 50% LEGO (tm) and 50% These exact parts I doubt if I could easily sort them out without a building manual.
There are minor differences, and you can see the real brand has more experience in producing the parts, but even the skeleton with the treasure chest caught my eye, because it actually felt a bit rattly, without falling apart.
The fit to normal LEGO was acceptable, although the alignment is not optimal.
There was a little shaving and cramping on both ends, but visually the elements seemed to match and it wasn't very hard to combine parts in various manners.