A couple additional notes. When I was shopping last year for snow blowers, two different shops both warned about how the Ariens of today is not the Ariens of yesterday. They have gone to Chinese built engines. Also, when I got my Simplicity, it was a leftover from last year and there were financial incentives because of that. One Simplicity dealer openly spoke about the incentives on the leftovers and gave me the discount. Another Simplicity dealer refused to budge even though there were incentives on leftovers. I think you can guess which one got my business.