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aa335


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Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Original Message   Dec 10, 2011 7:30 pm
This message was modified Dec 11, 2011 by aa335
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TomP


Once you go Mac you never go back!


Location: Central New Jersey
Joined: Aug 4, 2003
Points: 648

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #19   Jan 28, 2012 2:13 pm
Funny I almost forgot about this forum and found the thread looking for information on the HS621. Many refer to it as the holy grail of singles. I would buy one if available in the US. I did have a Honda 724 which was sold about 7 years ago. Real pain to get out of the garage with no way to free up one tire. Aside from that definitely the best piece of equipment I owned. Put together very well and threw snow a good 40 feet. The GX engine was very nice and easy starting. Since I love the singles I would buy one to keep the Snow Commander and 3650 company. Never liked the idea that the commercial level engine was not included in the single stage end of the Honda line. Tom

Snow Team:

Simplicity 1060 DLXE - Toro Snow Commander / 3650 - Honda HS520
royster


" It is the use of power tools that separates man from animals"

Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Joined: Feb 11, 2011
Points: 284

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #20   Jan 28, 2012 3:02 pm
Although I have a SS, and use it mostly on my deck. , for $1100  you can buy a new dual stage in many makes for that amount of money or less, and already there are clearance prices at many places.

And the quality of Honda is more perceived than a reality, like the Honda and Toyota vehicles.

borat


Joined: Nov 10, 2007
Points: 2692

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #21   Jan 28, 2012 3:23 pm
royster wrote:
Although I have a SS, and use it mostly on my deck. , for $1100  you can buy a new dual stage in many makes for that amount of money or less, and already there are clearance prices at many places.

And the quality of Honda is more perceived than a reality, like the Honda and Toyota vehicles.


You're opening up a can of worms there Royster on a couple of fronts. 

Honda OPE is better than pretty much everything else out there except Yamaha and other Japanese manufacturers.   Maybe not worth twice the money but certainly better quality over all than the domestics. 

Secondly, Honda and Toyota vehicles are also better than North American brands despite their efforts to improve quality.  If it weren't for the Japanese, the domestics would still be building the same old shlock they were rolling off the assembly lines back in the '70s.  I admit the domestics have improved.  However, they're still not up to the Asian car standards.  Even the Koreans build better vehicles.  
This message was modified Jan 28, 2012 by borat
royster


" It is the use of power tools that separates man from animals"

Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Joined: Feb 11, 2011
Points: 284

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #22   Jan 28, 2012 3:28 pm
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion,   but there has not been much lively discussion on here  lately,  A slow winter.

aa335


Joined: Nov 29, 2008
Points: 2394

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #23   Jan 28, 2012 3:41 pm
royster wrote:
Although I have a SS, and use it mostly on my deck. , for $1100  you can buy a new dual stage in many makes for that amount of money or less, and already there are clearance prices at many places.

And the quality of Honda is more perceived than a reality, like the Honda and Toyota vehicles.


As an owner of three pieces of Honda OPE.  My perceived perception of the quality seems to agree with reality.   I've owned Honda and Toyota vehicles, well in my opinion, it gets the job done and reliable.
MN_Runner


Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
Joined: Dec 5, 2010
Points: 618

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #24   Jan 28, 2012 6:09 pm
But Hondas and Toyotas are boring just like this winter.
NJhonda


Joined: Jan 9, 2014
Points: 23

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #25   Jan 21, 2014 9:34 am
I did see this and had to only 'drop' $50:); (gloating..)

aa335


Joined: Nov 29, 2008
Points: 2394

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #26   Jan 25, 2014 2:58 am
Not too shabby of a deal considering the Canadians are paying $1700 CA, and some GST and PST taxes.  :)
blumonster


Location: Wisc.
Joined: Oct 14, 2011
Points: 160

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #27   Feb 10, 2014 11:42 am
MN_Runner wrote:
But Hondas and Toyotas are boring just like this winter.


BMW , MERCEDES, VW make aesthetically appealing vehicles. I love how they look and feel. But at the cost of reliability. German engineering....
RedOctobyr


Location: Lowell area, MA
Joined: Nov 5, 2011
Points: 273

Re: Would you drop $1100 if you saw this?
Reply #28   Feb 10, 2014 1:00 pm
NJhonda wrote:
I did see this and had to only 'drop' $50:); (gloating..)


If you got that for $50, then I'm calling the police, that's a steal! Nice find!!
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