I think it's fairly hasty to assume any of those things about my husband. I'm just one of those people that buys expensive things that I end up not using, or constantly trades in things for newer expensiver things (I've been through 6 smart phones in just over a year. He just gets frustrated by it. I don't really blame him for saying "hey this is going to get expensive really quick". He's in Florida for wrestlemania so it's all been through texting and not really conducive to him understanding.
I'm going to sit down this weekend and compare the lavatube, ego-t, epower, and the kgo and see which would suit my needs the best. The kGO seems to sound fairly expensive at replacing parts.
I appreciate the healthy debate in this thread. It's nice to see that people will stick up for things they feel strongly about and see people genuinely try to help me find the right thing.