Originally Posted by BINKY1902
No it's not really apples to apples. The IS1500 is full commercial and the other are high end homeowner-light duty commercial models. That's the difference in price. The Ferris IS500 would be better compared to those models. The 500 will be in the same price range as the others you mentioned.
Just realized I left a "1" off of the model number in my reply. I hate it when my brain gets ahead of my fingers...