Originally Posted by WayneJessie
Echo owns and handles some of the final assembly but engines and most other components of the Shindy are still made by Yamabiko in jAPAN.
Yes if people would do some research and check they would find that Echo, Shindaiwa and Kioritz are all owned and are subsidiary's of the Yamabiko Corp/group out of Tokyo Japan and Stihl has nothing to do with Echo.
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2013 F 150 XLT 4x2 Super Crew
Mowers: Toro GS 36" Toro TurfMaster Cub Cadet Z-Force 48" Cub Cadet 98H & 999ES
Blowers:Stihl BR 600 BR 550 BR 380 BR 200Trimmers: Stihl FS 110 Stihl FS 90
Edgers: Stihl FC 90&75 Echo BRD 280 Pole Saw: Stihl HT 75 Hedge Trimmer: Stihl HL 45 HS 45
Last edited by ric1; 08-13-2013 at 02:36 PM.