Ryobi Snowblower Recall

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Looks like a recall of Ryobi 40v snow lowers has been announced:

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/O...

What a great time for Ego to be getting into the market!
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Wow, the first thing that jumps out at me is that only 300 of them were sold in the US. Home Depot pushes Ryobi hard and that total sales number seems unbelievably low.

The second is that more were sold in Canada than the US. With the reported issues getting the latest Ego mowers in stock at Canadian stores and listed on homedepot.ca this year, I really hope this doesn't hurt Ego with launch of a product that may see over half its sales come from north of the border.
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The way I read it, those units were sold exclusively on line through the website. If that's the case, it may have been an on line only model, and the numbers would not reflect sales of other units sold in stores.

Kinda makes sense. I would think HD sells a lot more than 300 Ryobi snow blowers in a season.