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Old 02-06-2013, 06:58 PM
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Thumbs down Red Echos

http://www.shindaiwa-usa.com/Product...s/EB508RT.aspx

http://www.shindaiwa-usa.com/Product...s/EB633RT.aspx

I am sad.
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:50 PM
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You can still get the actual shindaiwa's....
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:01 PM
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Glad I got mine before this happened
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:23 PM
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Glad I got mine before this happened
they still make the old stuff...
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STIHL: MS210C BG55x2
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Toro:1 Stage snow thrower
Lesco: 4Gal BP sprayer #80 SS spreader deflector/hopper cover
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:31 PM
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they still make the old stuff...
Do they? I just figured alot of old stuff was still on dealer shelves and they stopped the manufacturing of it
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:11 PM
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The dh232 hedge trimmer looks like an echo too.. Good thing I bought a dh231 last year. It will probably be gone shortly..
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:12 PM
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The dh232 hedge trimmer looks like an echo too.. Good thing I bought a dh231 last year. It will probably be gone shortly..


I am glad you bought a legit shindy
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Toro:1 Stage snow thrower
Lesco: 4Gal BP sprayer #80 SS spreader deflector/hopper cover
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:14 PM
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I was talking to my dealer last year about this, and as far as he was told by echo, they were going to keep manufacturing shindaiwa with the same components and grade as they previously were and not change the quality.

Sounded to me the echo line is just going to stay where it's at and become more homeowner type use or light commercial. Echo supposedly bought shindaiwa for their heavy commercial reputation and durability.

We'll see though.

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Old 02-06-2013, 09:21 PM
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I was talking to my dealer last year about this, and as far as he was told by echo, they were going to keep manufacturing shindaiwa with the same components and grade as they previously were and not change the quality.

Sounded to me the echo line is just going to stay where it's at and become more homeowner type use or light commercial. Echo supposedly bought shindaiwa for their heavy commercial reputation and durability.

We'll see though.

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21351PD new engine Hi Vac
LawnBoy: 10227 wi/bagger
Scag:SW36 Grass Packer/Kawaski engine
Shindaiwa: T242 LE242 RS41T231X
STIHL: MS210C BG55x2
Kawasaki:KRB650B KHDS600A
Toro:1 Stage snow thrower
Lesco: 4Gal BP sprayer #80 SS spreader deflector/hopper cover
Quality Steel: 5x8 utility trailer

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Old 02-06-2013, 09:27 PM
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What are they trying to do? Fool you into buying a pos Echo that says Shindaiwa on it? Leave the pos Echos orange.. All they will do is end up ruining Shindaiwa's name further by putting that junk in their lineup. Their name is already hurt since the merger...
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