I'll counter your complaining with some brushing off and indifference, followed by a brief mention of personal experience with said product that you take superficial issue with:
Big deal. At least you get to play tenors. I have some Innovative Percussion glockenspiel, vibraphone, xylophone, and marimba mallets. They're great. Not because they are or are not Innovative Percussion, but because they sound good and are excellently crafted...