While Husqvarna does sell through the big box stores we have found that their prices aren't any better than the independent dealers.  I had to laugh when going past their chainsaw display one day.  They didn't even realize they had put the chain on backwards.  I hope who ever bought that saw didn't have much to cut.  Wouldn't it make more sense to spend the same amount of money with a dealer that might actually have a clue about how to help you when you have a problem?
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