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Old 03-02-2010, 05:17 AM
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Where are all the Chinese made handhelds?

Where are they? The Chinese have all but taken over the mechanics
tools industry - I'm curious as heck what's keeping them from taking
over the LCO string trimmers, blowers, and hedgers.
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Old 03-02-2010, 09:58 AM
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They have been building for Stihl Husky and Redmax for several years. I am sure there are others.
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Old 03-02-2010, 11:35 AM
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oh they are there, just not popular here, yet. and if they make them super cheap like everything else stupid americans will buy them up like they are actually a deal
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Old 03-02-2010, 05:22 PM
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oh they are there, just not popular here, yet. and if they make them super cheap like everything else stupid americans will buy them up like they are actually a deal
G., are you - a Canadian?
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Old 03-02-2010, 06:56 PM
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nope fervent supporter of american as best i can. though, off base as there are no american handhelds left, but i will support japan and germany b4 china!
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Old 03-02-2010, 07:43 PM
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Redmax engines are made in japan it says it on the trimmer but they are assembled in the U.S as well as sthil.
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Old 03-02-2010, 08:58 PM
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The china made handhelds are here. I saw a bunch of China made handhelds by Cub Cadet. Also, Most of the snow throwers had Chinese engines on them this year.
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Old 03-02-2010, 09:25 PM
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that sucks, they have ruined the cub name which long ago was an american icon
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Old 03-02-2010, 10:27 PM
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I think they must have invade the home owner's market. Check Craftsman, Ryobi and the like, I am sure you'll find some. Remember, the commercial market is still quite small compare to the home owner market where they kill the hand held by clogging the carb rather than wearing out!!!! And they keep buying new ones.
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Old 03-02-2010, 10:30 PM
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that sucks, they have ruined the cub name which long ago was an american icon
Yep and I rember seeing an old old old commerical on youtube for troybilt back in the day before they became part of mtd
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