Power maxx/honda small engines.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mark Lawncare, Jan 9, 2005.

  1. Mark Lawncare

    Mark Lawncare LawnSite Member
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  2. beransfixitinc

    beransfixitinc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 592

    I imagine the "buyer beware" phrase works very well here. You may want to go looking for a "Power Maxx" dealer in your area.. if you can't find one, it's a pretty good clue the engines are cheap Honda knock offs and their "We stand behind it 100%" line won't do anything for you if you can't find them when it blows up on you.
  3. saw man

    saw man LawnSite Bronze Member
    from utah
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    From what I understand it is very similar to the honda engines! (internal) Honda has sued them but got denied. Thats all I heard so far, still tryin to dig up info. on it though! Ill let you know!
  4. Petr51488

    Petr51488 LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
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    Unbelievable how china is killing the U.S. economy. Cheap s**t like this pisses me off like you wouln't believe. They state in the auction that you can use honda parts in 99% of this engine. Why would you waste your money on this if you can just buy the real thing? To bad honda wasn't able to sue them!!
  5. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Posts: 2,207

    All this China Crap should be shipped back to China because its just plain junk.
  6. Petr51488

    Petr51488 LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 2,372

    EXACTLY! Just what i was thinking
  7. GPDesign1

    GPDesign1 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Our Government should pass just one more law...

    We should require that EVERYTHING made in China and sold in the United States, have a non-removeable, four foot by eight foot placard attached to it, made out of 3/4" plywood, painted bright (Wal-Mart smiley-face) yellow that says "Made In China".

    Just say no to Communist prison labor and subsidized industry or the next business they'll come for will be yours.


  8. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 369

    I was a little set back when I saw the "Made in Taiwan" sticker on my new Oregon grinder. :realmad:
    Not much I can do but hope it works alright.
  9. grass-scapes

    grass-scapes LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Why do you think our equipment is so expensive now....Because china is buyihng up all our steel to make stuff just like this engine to sell right back to us. Had the US not sold all of our steel, timber, cloth, thread, etc to china, do you think our economy and our prices of new stuff would be so high?

    I don't think so. Its just going to get worse. and the problem is, you cant stop buying chinese, because its in just about everything. Is every part in your equipment american? NO. Just because it says made in usa doesnt mean made with usa parts.

    Soon, we will be a country which imports all things we need and our economy will be filled with service jobs...like ours, with prices kept artificially low due to people needing to make at least a little money to go to Wal-mart, and complete the cycle.

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