what i saw at sears

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by nmurph, May 1, 2006.

  1. nmurph

    nmurph LawnSite Senior Member
    from ga
    Messages: 668

    i just stopped by the local sears to look for a backpack sprayer. their employee was out back trimming some median areas not maitained by the mall and what type of trimmer was he using? you would think a craftsman, no????? try a stihl. i found that amusing.
    then when i was walking out in comes a lady with a craftsman hh blower. i smiled an walked on by, even though i wanted to stop and ask what was the problem.
  2. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,707

    thats too funy
  3. trent515

    trent515 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 54

    Even a Sears employee isn't dumb enough to use the crap that they are forced to sell...HAHAHA!!! Let's just hope that Stihl never prostitutes themself out to a chain store like Echo and Husqvarna have done..
  4. Idealtim

    Idealtim LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 939

    I dont blame the guy for using something else lol...
  5. lasher66

    lasher66 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 399

    Lowes has been selling Stihl for quite a while now.

  6. rick2752

    rick2752 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    Not in southern Ohio, if they are it only near you!!! Husqvarna is at Lowes.
  7. phototropic1

    phototropic1 LawnSite Member
    from MS
    Messages: 118

    Are you sure about that? Lowes around here sells Husquvarna, but not Stihl. I would assume that their product line is pretty consistent from store to store, if not exactly homogenous like it seems.
  8. deereman

    deereman LawnSite Senior Member
    from USA
    Messages: 518

    Yes I too dont believe the chain store thing, and Stihl mixed together in a big box store. I myself have never saw Stihl anywhere else other than a dealer that sells and services Stihl products , But maybe I am wrong.
  9. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    Stihl is one of the ONLY brands that WILL NOT be sold in a box store. they are a dealer item only and their dealers are watched closely by stihl.

    On a side note, I just bought a new husqvarna 323L trimmer from Lowes. So far so good!

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