With the thread going on now that everyone is telling all their horror storied about echo equiptment I want to save the echo name and say that I am 100% satisfied with all my echo stuff. Is there anbody else that has had nothing but good expeirence with echo. My dealer is great maybe that is why I'm so happy with echo. My Echo stuff Pb-650 Pas-260 with edger and articulating hedge clipper. Hc-1500 Planning on buying pb-750 and undicided on which string trimmer to get.