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Re: Husqy 435 chainsaw

Postby smojo » Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:02 pm

[quoteThe rest of the world is increasingly turning to China, even Husky are having some parts of their production done in China, so maybe if you buy a Husky, it could be a cheap Chinky, not a Swedish bit of quality after all- shock horror][/quote]

Bu***r me just when I thought I had it sussed. Had a look at Echo - very expensive compared to the Husky. Rang local dealer about the Husky 143R11 brush cutter - he quoted £580 (RRP) and when I said I could buy on line at around £400 he said "snap their hand off, I can't buy them for that". Best he could do was £500. Pity small dealers can't compete anywhere close to the big boys. Seems very unfair.
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Re: Husqy 435 chainsaw

Postby oldclaypaws » Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:44 pm

Had a look at Echo - very expensive compared to the Husky


or not;

Husky 440E, 40.9cc, power 1.8 KW, £355 (Radmores)

Echo CS450, 45cc, power 1.9 KW £374 (Radmores again)

Doesn't seem to be much in it........
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