CL add, farm boss 290 $200 , Whats your take on this ?

HDRock Posted By HDRock, Jun 1, 2013 at 10:24 PM

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  1. BrotherBart

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    Yeah I was just surprised to see it when I checked the saws available at HD.

    I know a couple of years ago HD was still selling consumer Huskys before the change.
     
  2. TreePointer

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    Clarification: buy from a dealer instead of fighting over which big box store carries Husqvarna or doesn't. ;)
     
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    That's right, but the Home Depot Husky tools line are not Husqvarna. No relation except when the word "Husky" is sometimes used as a nickname for Husqvarna which can lead to confusion. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Husky_(tools).
     
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    Around here they don't. Neither 'Husky' (the idiot knock off brand) or Husqvarna (which 99% of owners refer to as Husky). They only have Poulan, Homelite and Echo locally. Many HDs do not have the same stuff as other HDs. It varies by region, or even within a region.
     
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    No Husqvarna badged equipment at my Home Depot, either.

    As a side note,.many of Husky tools are made by Stanley Black & Decker. Kinda like Poulan saws being made by Husqvarna AB, and Kobalt and Craftsman wrenches being made by Danaher. It's getting to the point where I'm starting to think there are only a dozen manufacturers for everything in the world, and half of them are in China making the same stuff with different labels, LOL!
     
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    And then there are Huskee mowers, another unrelated brand name...
     
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    And those are made by MTD. However, the Huskee log splitters are made by SpeeCo, whose parent company is Blount which is also the parent company of Oregon who makes bars and chains for... (drum roll, please)

    HUSQVARNA!
     
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    I know a guy who paid full retail for a 290, used it lightly, then pawned it for $110. Why? Because he is a drunk, pill-popping moron. People sell things for all kinds of reason for all kinds of prices.
     
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    Is that the most you could get for it? ;lol
     
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