Hmm, for some reason I didn't quite realize that the VTT guard is one piece billet; I thought the tabs were welded like some others. That makes me more inclined to pick theirs up along with a CBC for the economics, however I may consider the Malo one also ¯\_(ツ)_/¯So what is wrong with the VTT version then? Its cheaper and is also one piece billet? Why would we pay 100-200? For 150 you can get the plate and the crank bolt capture.
but in any case, good info, thanks guys.