575 VS 580 blower

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I think it was over a year ago I pointed out the pricing defect in the 575 blower, and here where are and it still has it. The 580 tool costs $20 more, but the 575 kit costs $50 more! Should have been fixed a year ago.

So those with experience with the two, the 575 controls preferred? I would imagine the CFM difference isn’t worth mentioning.
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I haven’t used the 580, but it brings back the Turbo button and has a much lower low speed than the 575, which is about the only negative thing I have to say about it (the low speed of the 575 is pretty powerful).
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On the other hand, the 580 and 575 kits are the same price on RCPW.  I really hope you save a 575 for me there, I have plans on buying another one.  Also, when you say $20 more, $20 more than what?  At HD, the price difference between the 575 and 580 units is $50.
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Why does the 580 cost only $299 blower, battery and charger while 575 costs $375 for same things?
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Perhaps Home Depot wants to sell more of the 580 blowers since the 575 is being discontinued. 
Having said that, sometimes Home Depot's pricing doesn't make sense.
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We have found many instances of HD pricing and logic butting heads.The prices should be the same or close to it.
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I brought this up with ego over a year ago. They could have gotten it fixed, but I don’t think they cared enough. The 575 package has never been priced correctly.
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Same with the power head with bare edger at $129. Crazy good deal. Oh well our gain is our gain. I won’t complain. Lol. Steve

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