Originally Posted by knox gsl
I think that its because people want more out of them than just raw power. Fuel efficient, low vibration, quite, easy to start, light weight, and comfortable to wear mean a little something. I know that you can take a husky or redmax and "Blow it away" with numbers but day in day out we don't need the power as much as useablility, meaning that most of us will trade some performance for other positive attributes.
Thank you for saving me the time to type just this.